On November 23, 2020, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing issued additional guidance for employers regarding their requirement to file employee compensation data with the state beginning in March of next year.
On November 10, 2020, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) issued its final Equal Pay Transparency (EPT) Rules implementing Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, which goes into effect January 1, 2021.
The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing released FAQs providing limited guidance to employers as to how to comply with their obligations for filing employee compensation data with the state under the recently enacted SB 973.
In Association of Ontario Midwives v Ontario (Health and Long-Term Care), 2020 HRTO 165, the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal (HRTO) found that the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOH) underpaid midwives due to gender discrimination.
In an expansive reading of Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment issued proposed Equal Pay Transparency Rules that contain broad, first-in-the-nation requirements.
On July 2, 2020, the Supreme Court declined to review the Ninth Circuit’s decision in Rizo v. Yovino. The question for review whether prior salary is a “factor other than sex” that can justify a pay disparity under the federal Equal Pay Act.
Earlier this month, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California granted the defendant U.S. Soccer Federation’s motion for summary judgment with respect to the plaintiffs’ Equal Pay Act (EPA) claims.
It is safe to say that spring 2020 will not soon be forgotten. While the COVID-19 pandemic dominated the news and the attention of federal and state governments alike, the Maryland General Assembly passed several new laws affecting the workplace.