NJ Senate Panel Advances Equal Pay Legislation

Law360, Jersey City (February 4, 2016, 7:00 PM EST) -- A New Jersey bill that would close the pay gap between men and women advanced out of the state Senate Labor Committee, nearly one week after its unveiling commemorated the federal Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. 

Spearheaded by Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg, Senate Bill 992 comes amid other fair-pay proposals aiming to give the Garden State's workforce a better deal. In the past week, lawmakers have unveiled one bill that would level the playing field for professional sports cheerleaders and another that would raise the...
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