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Get to Know New Jersey’s Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act

Get to Know New Jersey’s Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act

Several states and cities are passing laws to further bolster the federal Equal Pay Act. The PayParitysm Post is featuring some of these laws to provide insight into trends in pay equity compliance requirements as more of these laws are considered by states, counties, and municipalities. In this post, we look at New Jersey’s Diane…

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Equal Pay Laws Creating Patchwork of Regulatory Requirements

Equal Pay Laws Creating Patchwork of Regulatory Requirements

The push for equal pay is becoming a global initiative. It could be argued that the U.S. is playing catch-up both on the global stage and at home, where states and cities are moving assertively to address the equal pay issue. As with any issue where state and local governments start taking the initiative, as…

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Time to Take Payroll Snapshots for EEO-1 Reporting

Time to Take Payroll Snapshots for EEO-1 Reporting

In late 2017, the reporting deadline for providing the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) with annual EEO-1 data changed from September 30, 2017, to a new deadline of March 31, 2018. The EEO-1 report for 2018 payroll data is due on March 31, 2019. Now is the time to decide which pay period within…

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New Jersey Issues New Equal Pay Forms and Instructions

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The state of New Jersey has issued two new pay equity reporting forms to be filed by any employer, regardless of location, that enters into a contract with a public body to provide qualifying services or public work. The Annual Equal Pay Report for Qualifying Services Other than Public Works Projects form applies to employers…

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As Summer Approaches, So Do New State Pay Equity Regulations

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As summer 2018 approaches, so does a host of new pay equity laws in several states. Beginning June 7, Washington state will prohibit pay discrimination for employees who are “similarly employed.” The law specifically states that job titles are not enough to substantiate a wage gap between men and women. It’s about the type of…

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New Jersey Governor Signs New Pay Equity Legislation into Law

New Jersey Governor Signs New Pay Equity Legislation into Law

In 1945, a member of the New Jersey state assembly named Dr. James O. Hill oversaw a radical change in his state’s legal landscape. Dr. Hill sponsored the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (“LAD”), one of the nation’s first comprehensive anti-discrimination laws. The overarching goal of LAD, as noted by the New Jersey Supreme Court,…

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Expect More Pay Equity Changes in 2018 [Update]

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Washington State has become the latest state to sign into law legislation that bolsters pay equity requirements for employees starting in june. The new law prohibits pay discrimination based on gender between employees who are “similarly employed,” and prohibits retaliation for certain workplace discussions that ask employees to disclose their wages. The state added a…

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