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New York

NY S5248A

2019 | Defenses, Fair Pay, Protected Classes, Work Comparisons


STATUS: Enacted

Expanded existing pay equity law to require equal pay for substantially similar work among all protected classes and narrowed available employer defenses.

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Colorado

CO SB 19-085

2019 | Defenses, Equal Pay, Fair Pay, Legal Deadlines, Pay Transparency, Prior Salary, Protected Classes, Remedies Fair Pay, Retaliation, Work Comparisons


STATUS: Enacted

Comprehensive state equal pay law requiring equal pay for substantially similar work for employees of a different sex, or different sex in combination with another protected status; prohibiting employer inquiry into prior salary; adding pay transparency requirements; and providing remedies for violations of the law.

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New York

NY S5248B

2019 | Fair Pay, Protected Classes


STATUS: Enacted

Requires equal compensation for substantially similar work among protected classes beyond sex.

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Oregon

SB 2005

2017 | Defenses, Equal Pay, Fair Pay, Legal Deadlines, Prior Salary, Protected Classes


STATUS: Enacted

Prohibits pay discrimination, prohibits employers from seeking salary histories from applicants and ensures equal pay for comparable work.

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