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Gender Inequality Claims Make Headlines in Case and in New Study

Posted in Discrimination & Harassment, Highlight, Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Legislative Developments, Litigation, Manager & HR Pro’s Resource Center, Wage & Hour

Over the last week, two unrelated stories caught my eye.  For employers, they are a reminder that claims of pay inequality based on gender are still something to be concerned about.  The first story is that Governor Malloy announced plans for a new study to examine “factors that contribute to the gender wage gap in Connecticut’s workforce.” … Continue Reading

Changes to Personnel Files Act…And Much Much More (Including Big Expansion of State’s Wage Discrimination Laws)

Posted in Legislative Developments

If you should never judge a book by its cover, you can never judge a legislative bill from its title. After all, you would think that a bill about "Penalties for Violations of Certain Personnel Files Statutes" (H.B. 6185) would actually be a bill about those violations. While that may have been in the original… Continue Reading

BREAKING: President Signs Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act

Posted in Discrimination & Harassment, Human Resources (HR) Compliance, Laws and Regulations

Earlier today, President Obama welcomed Lilly Ledbetter to the White House and signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act.  You can find the text of the act here and even leave your comments on it. You can read the President’s remarks here. And you can find the White House blog entry on the subject here. In… Continue Reading

Ready, Set, Go! Employment Laws On Fast Track in Congress

Posted in Legislative Developments, Wage & Hour

One of the more interesting television shows out there now is the Emmy award-winning  "The Amazing Race". At the start of the show, the host shouts, "Ready, Set, Go!" and off the contestants go on a race around the world places as yet unknown. That, in essence, is what 2009 is shaping up to be in employment… Continue Reading