Friday, May 11, 2018

Legal Alert: 9th Circuit Rules That Any Employer Reliance on Past Pay History is Inherently Discriminatory

From HR Morning
One of the most common pay-determining techniques could now put your company in legal danger. 
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals just unanimously ruled that pay differences based on prior salaries are inherently discriminatory under the Equal Pay Act because those past salaries stemmed from gender bias. 
The ruling was handed down in Rizo v. Fresno County Office of Education, a lawsuit in which a teacher claimed she was paid thousands of dollars less than her male colleagues. ...