From Associated Press via truthout.org :
House Passes Gender Pay Equity Bill
Jesse J. Holland, The Associated Press:
"The pay equity measure, which passed by a 247-178 vote, would treat gender discrimination involving pay the same as race, disability and age discrimination. The bill would allow for compensatory and punitive damages, ban employers from retaliating against workers who share their salary with colleagues, and force employers to prove that paying a woman less than a man is job-related and necessary."
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