Policy Area: Workplace Equity

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Workplace Equity

SHRM Submits Supreme Court Brief on Use of Pay History

The Supreme Court will soon decide whether to take up a Ninth Circuit case, Yovino v. Rizo, to address the issue of whether the Equal Pay Act allows employers to take prior salary into consideration when making pay decisions. Specifically, the case would determine whether prior salary is a “factor other than sex” under the

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Workplace Equity

SHRM Supports Bill Protecting Pregnant Workers

On Feb. 27, SHRM sent a letter to congressional leaders in support of H.R. 2694, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act. SHRM believes H.R. 2694 provides important workplace protections for pregnant workers, while ensuring employers have flexibility and clarity on how best to ensure pregnant employees can remain in the workplace.

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