Existing federal law prohibits sex-based wage discrimination between men and women in the same establishment who perform jobs that require substantially equal skill, effort, and responsibility under similar working conditions
This bill would prohibit an employer from paying any of its employees at wage rates less than those paid to employees of another sex or race for equal work when viewed as a composite of skill, effort, and responsibility, as specified, except where the payment is made pursuant to a seniority system, a merit system, a system that measures earnings by quantity or quality of production, or a differential based on any other factor other than sex
Relating to wages; to prohibit an employer from paying any of its employees at wage rates less than those paid to employees of another sex or race for equal work unless a wage differential is based upon one or more specified factors.
|May 9, 2019||S||Read for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Governmental Affairs|
|Bill Text||SB 399 - Introduced|