Equal Pay Act (EPA)

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    A federal judge in the Southern District of Florida has ruled that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) pay bias suit against the University of Miami contains sufficient allegations of discrimination to support the agency's claims under the Equal Pay Act (EPA) and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The EEOC's case is...
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    In 1963, Congress passed the Equal Pay Act (EPA) as an amendment to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to “prohibit discrimination on account of sex in the payment of wages by employers.” In general, the EPA applies to most employees for work done for most employers, although there are certain exceptions. The Act prohibits pay...

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