SC S0514 | 2021-2022 | 124th General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on February 3 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-02-03 - Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry
Pending: Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Enact The "act To Establish Pay Equity"; To Amend Title 41 Of The 1976 Code, Relating To Labor And Employment, By Adding Chapter 11, To Provide That No Employer Shall Pay Wages To Any Employee At A Rate Less Than The Rate Paid To Employees Of Another Race, Religion, Color, Sex, Including Gender Identity And Sexual Orientation, Age, National Origin, Or Disability Status For Comparable Work And To Provide Exceptions, To Provide That Certain Employment Practices Relating To Requests For The Disclosure Of Wages Are Unlawful And To Provide Exceptions, To Provide That A Civil Action Asserting A Violation May Be Maintained Against Any Employer In Any Court Of Competent Jurisdiction And To Provide For The Recovery Of Unpaid Wages And Damages, To Provide Penalties For An Employer Who Violates The Act To Establish Pay Equity, To Provide That The Department Of Labor, Licensing And Regulation Shall Have The Authority To Investigate Violations And To Bring Action, To Provide That Every Employer Shall Post Certain Information In A Conspicuous Place, And To Define Necessary Terms.

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Title

Act to Etablish Pay Equity

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History

DateChamberAction
2021-02-03SenateReferred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry
2021-02-03SenateIntroduced and read first time

Same As/Similar To

H3183 (Similar To) 2021-03-03 - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Henderson-Myers

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