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Prior Salary Can’t Justify Gender Wage Gap

“To Hold Otherwise — to Allow Employers to Capitalize on the Persistence of the Wage Gap and Perpetuate That Gap Ad Infinitum — Would Be Contrary to the Text and History of the Equal Pay Act,” Judge Stephen Reinhardt Wrote for the Majority

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled on April 9 that salary history cannot be used to justify a wage gap between men and women, in a case that employee advocates said highlights a key issue that has institutionalized gender compensation inequities.

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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled on April 9 that salary history cannot be used to justify a wage gap between men and women, in a case that employee advocates said highlights a key issue that has institutionalized gender compensation inequities. See, Rizo v. Fresno County Office of Education, No. 16-15372 (9th Cir. 2018).

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