Thursday, June 27, 2019
Pay Equity Laws: What Employers Need to Know
Recorded June 27, 2019: The push for pay equity has been gaining steam and shows no signs of slowing down. The entire country is subject to the federal Equal Pay Act—which became more aggressive in the 9th circuit in 2018 due to a court ruling. At the state level more than half a dozen states have enhanced their own equal pay acts in the past few years. There are also numerous states and localities that have created salary history inquiry bans and/or created additional protections for employees who want to discuss their wages.
- Federal Pay Equity Laws
- State Pay Equity Laws
- Auditing for Compliance
- Best Practices
About the Presenter:
Kara Govro, JD, SPHR | Laws Manager
Kara practiced employment law for five years before joining us, and was a Human Resources Generalist for several years prior to that. As an attorney she worked on many wage and hour and discrimination claims in both state and federal court. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Oregon State University and earned her law degree from Lewis and Clark Law School.