Month: December 2020

What is substantially similar work under the Fair Pay Act?

Whether a situation violates the California Fair Pay Act hinges on whether you and a counterpart do substantially similar work. According to the State of California Department of Industrial Relations, the Fair Pay Act requires that workers doing substantially similar work receive the same pay. You may have a claim if you feel your pay …

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How does the Pregnancy Discrimination Act protect you?

The Pregnancy Discrimination Act or PDA provides you with protection against discrimination in the workplace when you are pregnant, explains the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. It applies to hiring, pay, promotions, layoff, training, fringe benefits and all aspects of employment. Unfortunately, not all employers or supervisors honor the PDA and discrimination still occurs in …

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