Best Practices For Compensation Audits

Law360, New York (April 23, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Recent changes in the legal and economic landscape have significantly heightened the risk that employers' compensation systems will come under attack.

Congress has passed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, which effectively waives the statute of limitations for compensation discrimination claims under the majority of federal employment statutes.

The law increases a plaintiff's ability to recover for compensation discrimination, by placing into issue each and every decision impacting pay, starting from the date of initial hire, rather than just those decisions that occurred within statutory filing...
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