May 9, 2017

lllinois Seeks To Close Gender Pay Gap

The Illinois House of Representatives has passed House Bill 2462, which aims to prevent pay discrimination against women in Illinois. The bill amends the existing Equal Pay Act of 2003, which prohibits employers from paying wages to another employee of the opposite sex for the same or substantially similar work, where the job requires substantially similar skill, effort, and responsibility, and is performed under similar working conditions.

Read more about the new form on Gould & Ratner's