Gov. Christie Signs Pay Equity Protection Measure

Law360, New York (August 30, 2013, 5:54 PM EDT) -- Employers in New Jersey are now expressly barred from retaliating against workers who ask colleagues about their job title, occupational category or pay under legislation intended to battle wage discrimination that Gov. Chris Christie signed into law Thursday.

Christie conditionally vetoed an earlier incarnation of A2648 last year, which would have expanded the scope of the state's Conscientious Employee Protection Act. That clashed with the original intent of the whistleblower law, according to the governor, who instead recommended incorporating the new worker protections into the state's...
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