Apr. 1, 2019
On March 27th, the House of Representatives passed HR 7, the “Paycheck Fairness Act,” by a vote of 242 to 187. This bill includes several provisions intended to promote gender pay equity in the workplace.
Section 10 of the bill would amend the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to restrict the ability of covered employers to consider wage history information during the hiring process.
The bill would make it unlawful for covered employers to: