Relaunched Paycheck Fairness Act Unlikely To Become Law

Law360, New York (January 24, 2013, 8:27 PM EST) -- Democrats reintroduced the Paycheck Fairness Act, a long-pending bill aimed at closing the wage gap between men and women, in the House and Senate on Wednesday, but attorneys say the legislation is unlikely to make it through Congress despite the Obama administration's support. 

Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, D-Md., and Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., introduced the legislation to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act “to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex” in their respective chambers....
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