Rhode Island has enacted a stringent pay equity law that broadens pay discrimination protections, bans salary history inquiries and requires pay range disclosure.
A new Nevada law will prohibit employers from seeking job applicants' pay history when making hiring decisions or determining the rate of pay to offer an applicant.
Recent pay and hiring discrimination allegations have resulted in high-dollar settlements for Google and a hospitality management company.
The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) has issued new regulations clarifying employers' obligations under a variety of labor and employment laws.
Google's parent company has agreed to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by a group of shareholders. The lawsuit claimed that male executives who had been credibly accused of sexually harassing female employees were improperly awarded multi-million-dollar severance packages.
The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that prior salary history may not be used to justify paying women a lower salary than men.
News: HR Guidance on developing policies and practices to eliminate pay discrimination.
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