Preventive Strategies For Ledbetter

Law360, New York (February 9, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- On Jan. 29, 2009, President Obama signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. The act will require employers to redouble their efforts to ensure that their pay practices are nondiscriminatory and to make certain that they keep the records needed to prove the fairness of their pay decisions.

The act is named after Lilly Ledbetter, a former Goodyear supervisor who lost a 2007 U.S. Supreme Court case where the court held by a 5-4 vote that her charge of discrimination was untimely because it was not...
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