Mark Whitney was recently quoted in an article appearing in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly concerning important factors in employment law leading to a recent trend in substantially larger
Pay or compensation discrimination occurs when employees performing similar work do not receive similar remuneration. Pay discrimination also occurs when a pay differential has an illegitimate basis such as race or sex. Pay discrimination based on an employee’s membership in a protected category like race, disability, or sex, is prohibited by antidiscrimination laws. Unfortunately, the data throughout the country shows that pay inequality exists across a broad range of industries and occupations. A variety of statutes exist at the state and federal level to prevent and remedy pay inequality.
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Today the Massachusetts Attorney General issued a long-awaited compliance guidance to help employers prepare for the effective date of the Act to Establish Pay Equity,
The new law, the “Act to Establish Pay Equity,” was signed by Governor Charlie Baker on August 1, 2016. It replaces Massachusetts’ existing pay equity