The Paycheck Fairness Act (S. 3220) was introduced in the 112th Congress, which has adjourned.

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The Paycheck Fairness Act

S. 3220: Paycheck Fairness Act

Summary: A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. (More Info)

The Paycheck Fairness Act (S. 3220) was introduced in the 112th Congress, which has adjourned. It has not yet been reintroduced.

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American Association of University Women 14,417 Facebook fans 12,323 Twitter followers

A much-needed updated of the 47-year-old Equal Pay Act, the Paycheck Fairness Act (S. 3220) is a comprehensive bill that would create stronger incentives for employers to follow the law, empower women to negotiate for equal pay, and strengthen federal outreach, education and enforcement efforts. Championed by longtime AAUW friend, Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), the bill would also deter wage discrimination by strengthening penalties for equal pay violations and by prohibiting retaliation against workers who ask about employers' wage practices or disclose their own wages. Together with the Ledbetter bill, this critical piece of legislation can help create a climate ...

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