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OFCCP Publishes Final Rule to Promote Pay Transparency

October 7, 2015

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On September 10, 2015, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) published its final rule on pay transparency. The purpose of the rule is to prohibit “pay secrecy policies” to make it “possible for workers and job applicants to share information about their pay and compensation without fear of discrimination.” This rule implements Executive Order 13665, Non-Retaliation for Disclosure of Compensation Information, which President Obama signed on April 8, 2014.

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Supreme Court Forges New “Significant Burden” Interpretation of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act

3/25/2015 12:00:00 AM

On March 25, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States settled a controversy surrounding an employer’s policy that provided light-duty work for certain employees (including some disabled employees) but not for pregnant workers. The case was brought by a worker who tried to show—through indirect evidence—that the policy resulted in the disparate treatment of pregnant workers.