NY S 5248: AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to prohibiting wage differentials based on protected class status

New York

State Policies & Initiatives: 

“Differential in rate of pay because of protected class status prohibited. 1. No employee with status within one or more protected class or classes shall be paid a wage at a rate less than the rate at which an employee without status within the same protected class or classes in the same establishment is paid for: (a) equal work on a job the performance of which requires equal skill, effort and responsibility, and which is performed under similar working conditions, or (b) substantially similar work, when viewed as a composite of skill, effort, and responsibility, and performed under similar working conditions; except where payment is made pursuant to a differential based on:…”

  • Other
  • 14(c)/Income Security
  • New York State Legislature
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