Federal appeals court rules companies can legally pay women less than men for same work

<p>Companies can legally pay women less than men for the same work, according to a federal appeals court.</p>

News 12 Staff

Apr 28, 2017, 12:04 PM

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Federal appeals court rules companies can legally pay women less than men for same work
Companies can legally pay women less than men for the same work, according to a federal appeals court.
The ruling cites differences in the employees' previous salaries.
The decision overturns a lower-court ruling saying pay differences based exclusively on prior salaries were discriminatory.
The panel decided companies can use previous salary information as long as they had a business policy justifying it.


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