Despite making numerous gains in the last 30 years, women still face significant challenges in the workplace. Here are eight laws that protect women in the workplace.
By Jack Tuckner, Esq. The federal minimum wage has been an appalling low $7.25 an hour since 2009, the same unlivable minimum wage still in effect for workers in 21 US states. Fortunately, the current minimum wage for all employees in NYC is $15.00 per hour, and it’s $13.00 per hour if you […]
EQUAL PAY DAY 2020 Dates are based on 2019 U.S. Census data on median earnings for full-time, year-round employees. WOMEN COMPARED TO MEN: MARCH 31, 2020 — $0.82 (CENTS) WAGE GAP BY DEMOGRAPHIC Asian-American Women: Feb 11* — $0.90 (cents) Women: March 31 — $0.82 (cents) ** Black Women: Aug 13 — $0.62 (cents) Native […]
If you are a woman and illegally being paid less than a man performing substantially equal work at your company, it will be important to understand your rights to seek compensation for this illegal treatment. Before discussing the time period by which a claim must be filed, it’s important to understand what should be done […]
Attention, New York employees—this new Equal Pay Law’s a game-changer! This past summer (2019) New York state expanded its Pay Equity Law, making it illegal to pay someone less based on all “characteristics” including race, religion, disability or gender identity, etc. New York State (and New York City) also passed a salary history ban, so […]