January 30, 2009


Equal pay for equal work. It's not a hard concept. You have a right to sue your employer if you're being denied payment and benefits or if you're making less for the same work as others. Unfortunately, in the past you were forced to psychically know that you happened to be making less within 180 days of that first paycheck, in companies that by and large forbid emplyees from sharing salary information. Until now--now you can sue within 180 days of any paycheck if you find out you've been discriminated against. A hardship for employers? Not if they're following the law to begin with. Enter the signing of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009, signed into law today. All I have to say is:

Posted by Shelby at January 30, 2009 12:11 AM
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