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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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Connecticut

CT HB 5383

| Pay Transparency, Work Comparisons


STATUS: Pending

Would require employers to disclose salary ranges for open positions and provide comparable pay for comparable work.Would require employers to disclose salary ranges for open positions and provide comparable pay for comparable work.

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Illinois

IL HB 0834

2019 | Defenses, Equal Pay, Fair Pay, Pay Transparency, Prior Salary, Work Comparisons


STATUS: Enacted

This law amended and expanded upon the existing state equal pay act to narrow employer defenses, increase pay transparency, and prohibit inquiry into prior salary.

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Washington

WA HB 1506

2018 | Defenses, Equal Pay, Fair Pay, Legal Deadlines, Pay Transparency, Prior Salary, Work Comparisons


STATUS: Enacted

Comprehensive equal pay law.

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West Virginia

WV §21-5B-3

| Equal Pay, Fair Pay, Retaliation, Work Comparisons


STATUS: Enacted

The West Virginia Equal Pay Act prohibits private and public employers from paying wages to any employee at a rate less than the rate paid to employees of the opposite sex for work of comparable character, the performance of which requires comparable skills. It also prohibits retaliation against employees who file or otherwise participate in an investigation regarding equal pay claims.

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Tennessee

Tenn. Code Ann. § 50-2-201, et. seq.

2014 | Equal Pay, Fair Pay, Retaliation, Work Comparisons


STATUS: Enacted

Prohibits wage discrimination on the basis of sex for comparable work on jobs that require comparable skill, effort, and responsibility, and that are performed under similar working conditions.

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South Dakota

SD Cod. Laws Sec. § 60-12-15, et. seq.

| Equal Pay, Fair Pay, Retaliation, Work Comparisons


STATUS: Enacted

Prohibits wage discrimination on the basis of sex for comparable work on jobs which have comparable requirements.

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Colorado

CO HB 18-1378

2018 | Defenses, Fair Pay, Pay Transparency, Work Comparisons


STATUS: Failed

Equal Pay for Equal Work Act

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