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Short Titles as Introduced

Pay Equity for All Act of 2016

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to prohibit certain practices by employers relating to restrictions on discussion of employees' and prospective employees' salary and benefit history, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
09/14/2016Introduced in House

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09/14/2016Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Action By: House of Representatives
09/14/2016Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E1269)
Action By: House of Representatives
09/14/2016Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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House Education and the Workforce09/14/2016 Referred to

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Introduced in House (09/14/2016)

Pay Equity for All Act of 2016

This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to make it an unlawful practice for an employer to:

  • screen prospective employees based on their previous wages or salary histories;
  • seek the previous wages or salary history of any prospective employee from any current or former employer of such employee; or
  • discharge or in any other manner retaliate against any current or prospective employee because the employee opposed any act or practice made unlawful by the Act, or made or is about to make a complaint relating to any such act or practice, or testified or is about to testify, assist, or participate in any manner in an investigation or proceeding relating to any such act or practice.

The bill prescribes penalties for violations.