Posts Tagged ‘Oregon’

South Carolina Pay Equity Bill Under Consideration

South Carolina Pay Equity Bill Under Consideration

South Carolina state legislators are considering a bill that, if passed, would be the first to bolster all of the protections of the federal Equal Pay Act. The proposed bill, “An Act to Establish Pay Equity,” asserts that South Carolina has one of the largest pay gaps in the nation. A 2017 study from the…

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Get to Know Oregon’s Equal Pay Act of 2017

Get to Know Oregon’s Equal Pay Act of 2017

Several states and cities are passing laws to further bolster the federal Equal Pay Act. The PayParity 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 are looking at Oregon’s Equal…

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Oregon State is Subject to its Own Equal Pay Law

Oregon State is Subject to its Own Equal Pay Law

As state lawmakers work to implement the state’s 2017 pay equity legislation before its January 2019 deadline, a lawsuit involving Cheyenne Ross and her employer, the State of Oregon, may be a harbinger of the challenges the state may face. Oregon has one of the more stringent equal pay requirements in the country, including measures…

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Oregon Latest State to Focus The Microscope On Equal Pay

Oregon continues the trend of states becoming more assertive in addressing equal pay disparities

Oregon recently enacted the Oregon Equal Pay Act of 2017 (the Act). The Act expands upon existing federal and state law to address persistent pay gaps between genders, races, and those in other protected classes by encouraging employers to proactively assess their pay practices. The majority of its provisions will become effective on January 1,…

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