S.862: Paycheck Fairness Act

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Bill Summary

Paycheck Fairness Act Amends the portion of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 known as the Equal Pay Act to revise remedies for, enforcement of, and exceptions to prohibitions against sex discrimination in the payment of wages. Revises the exception to the prohibition for a wage rate differential based on any other factor other than sex. Limits such factors to bona fide factors, such as education, training, or experience. States that the...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 25, 2015
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
March 25, 2015

Introduced in the Senate by Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.)

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