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Salary History Is Not a Defense to Equal Pay Claims in The Ninth Circuit

Our colleagues Susan Gross Sholinsky, Amy B. Messigian, and Katrina J. Walasik, at Epstein Becker Green, have a post on the Hospitality Employment and Labor blog that will be of interest to many of our readers in the retail industry: “Ninth Circuit’s Decision Holds That … Continue reading

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Salary History Cannot Justify Unequal Pay Between Men and Women, According to Ninth Circuit

Dora Lane by Dora Lane  The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled this week that an employer cannot justify a pay difference between male and female employees performing equal work based on prior salary. Rizo v. Yovino. This is a … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit: Employers May Not Consider Salary History in Deciding to Pay Men and Woman Differently

The day before Equal Pay Day, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, sitting en banc, ruled that employers defending claims under the Equal Pay Act cannot rely on workers’ past salaries in any respect in trying to … Continue reading

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Philadelphia’s Fight Over Pay History

How much money did you make at your last job? This common interview question is under national scrutiny for more than the discomfort it provokes in interviewees. Critics argue that it reinforces historical pay discrimination faced by women and minorities … Continue reading

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Trump admin wants to track 14 million US visitors’ social media history

Enlarge / Roughly 14 million people per year may have to hand over their social-media "identifiers" before entering the United States, should the Trump administration get its way. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images) Want to visit the United States in … Continue reading

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