New Jersey Passes Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act: An Interview with Denise Dadika

Employment Law This Week®

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Employment Law This Week® (Episode 115: Week of April 30, 2018) has released bonus footage of its interview with Denise Merna Dadika, a Member of the Firm at Epstein Becker Green.

Ms. Dadika discusses the Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act, which was passed by the New Jersey state legislature. Governor Murphy has now also signed what some claim are the strongest equal pay restrictions in the country. The new legislation amends the state’s Law Against Discrimination to prohibit employers from paying members of a protected class less than other employees for substantially similar work. The legislation allows employees in protected classes to recoup up to six years of back pay and prohibits employers from taking action against employees who discuss wages.

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