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  • City of Atlanta Bans Pay History Requests for Job Applicants
    City of Atlanta Bans Pay History Requests for Job Applicants

    The Mayor of Atlanta has just announced that it will no longer require job applicants to disclose their pay history. Such requests often perpetuate wage discrimination, and may trap employees in a ...

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  • Male Worker Successfully Alleges Claim Under Equal Pay Act
    Male Worker Successfully Alleges Claim Under Equal Pay Act

    In a recent Georgia pay discrimination case, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit determined that a male was entitled to proceed with his claim. The Fulton County, Georgia community ...

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  • Citicorp Required To Pay Back Wages For Equal Pay Act Violations
    Citicorp Required To Pay Back Wages For Equal Pay Act Violations

    A Florida woman has been awarded nearly $340,000 in back pay as the result of a pay discrimination lawsuit against Citicorp. According to the lawsuit, when Heidi Wilson received a promotion to become ...

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  • Bias Claim Revived Based On Lily Ledbetter Act
    Bias Claim Revived Based On Lily Ledbetter Act

    As the area of employment law continues to evolve, new laws are enacted, and old ones may be amended or interpreted in new ways. Fortunately many times, the new laws create greater protections for ...

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  • President Obama Signs Ledbetter
    President Obama Signs Ledbetter

    The first bill that President Obama has signed while in office was the Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, signed on Thursday, January 29th, and which overturns the 2007 US Supreme Court decision in ...

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  • Pay Discrimination Bill Fails in Congress
    Pay Discrimination Bill Fails in Congress

    You may recall that in 2007, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co ., in which it held that victims of pay discrimination have only 180 days from the date of an ...

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