Puerto Rico Leaps Ahead in Equal Pay Efforts

Puerto’s Rico’s equal pay efforts received a significant boost earlier this month, thanks to regulations set to take effect March 14, 2020. Puerto Rico’s Equal Pay Act, first enacted on March 8, 2017will now see new regulations to ensure employers are working to achieve gender equality. Under the new regulations, employers will be able to voluntarily enroll inContinue reading “Puerto Rico Leaps Ahead in Equal Pay Efforts”

Legislative Dems Introduce Pay Equity Package

House and Senate bills aim to remedy pay parity weaknesses in Michigan Wednesday, May 22, 2019 LANSING — A coalition of Michigan House and Senate legislators led by state Rep. Padma Kuppa (D-Troy) and state Sen. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor), co-chairs of the Progressive Women’s Caucus task force for pay equality and economic security, introduced a plan today to guaranteeContinue reading “Legislative Dems Introduce Pay Equity Package”

Whitmer signs equal pay rules barring state officials from inquiring into pay history

Beth LeBlanc, The Detroit NewsPublished 12:29 p.m. ET Jan. 8, 2019 | Updated 6:28 p.m. ET Jan. 8, 2019 Lansing — A set of rules signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday aims to provide equal pay for male and female state workers doing the same work. State hiring directors cannot inquire into an applicant’s salary historyContinue reading “Whitmer signs equal pay rules barring state officials from inquiring into pay history”

Women Still Fighting for Equal Pay

Originally posted on Ike's Anvil:
Chloe Tomlinson ’15  Women In Leadership Discrimination against women in the work place is still extremely prevalent. Twelve women from Sterling Jewelers, the largest specialty retail jeweler in the United States, have come together to file a lawsuit against their employer for the gender discrimination they have suffered over…