EEOC Wants In On 9th Circ. Pay Bias Rehearing

Law360, New York (November 28, 2017, 3:13 PM EST) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission asked on Monday to participate in an upcoming Ninth Circuit rehearing of a ruling allowing a California school district’s policy of paying workers based on their past salary, having previously argued the decision undermines the Equal Pay Act.

The EEOC said the April panel decision vacating a district court order denying Fresno County Superintendent of Schools Jim Yovino summary judgment in math consultant Aileen Rizo’s pay bias case “raises important questions under the EPA,” which bars employers from paying equally...
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Aileen Rizo v. Jim Yovino


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16-15372

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Appellate - 9th Circuit

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3442 Jobs

Date Filed

March 8, 2016

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