EEOC Writes Lilly Ledbetter Law into Compliance Manual

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has codified the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act into its Compliance Manual, incorporating the law’s standard that the statute of limitation on discriminatory pay practices resets each time a paycheck is issued, regardless of when the initial discriminatory pay decision was made. The 2009 Fair Pay Act, to recount, […]

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EEOC Reviewing Closed Cases For Renewal Under Ledbetter Law

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is currently reviewing closed cases of wage discrimination complaints to determine if it can reissue right-to-sue notifications to those affected under the provisions of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009. Grounds for reissuance would be based upon new statute-of-limitations guidelines under the Fair Pay Act. Previously, a […]

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President to Sign Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act Today

No doubt emblematic of his entire time in office, President Barack Obama will sign his first piece of legislation today–a labor law that overturns a Bush-era Supreme Court decision. Lilly Ledbetter, who was the subject of that Supreme Court ruling, will be there when Obama inks the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act into law. The […]

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Lilly Ledbetter Gets Her Revenge on Supreme Court

I‘m not sure how the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, which zoomed through the Senate last night and is now on its way to the House for reconciliation, will benefit the law’s namesake, but it sure must be sweet to pull one over the head of Supreme Court justices. Five of the latter ruled in […]

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Lilly Ledbetter Triumps Over (In) Congress

A week ago I wrote that the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act was being put on fast track for passage by the 111th Congress. With a snap of their fingers (actually, pushing their “yes” buttons), members of Congress did just that and sent Lilly over to the Senate, where Harry Reid and other leaders are […]

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Dems Launch Effort Toward Pay Parity

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D.-Calif., indicated today that two labor bills are being put on the fast track for passage. Both deal with ensuring women are paid the same as men for doing the same jobs, all other factors being equal. The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act is named for a litigant who lost her […]

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