House unanimously approves pay equity bill

Updated at 6:23 p.m.

THE HOUSE on Tuesday unanimously approved legislation mandating equal pay for women and minorities. PBN FILE PHOTO/CASSIUS SHUMAN
PROVIDENCE – The House on Tuesday unanimously approved legislation mandating equal pay for women and minorities by updating the Equal Pay Act of 1963. The legislation, known as the Fair Employment Practices Act, sponsored by Rep. Susan R. Donovan, D-Bristol, will be voted on in the full Senate later this week. The legislation that the…

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  1. Feel good bill with no real way to monitor it. Wouldn’t expect anything more from Golden. Bill could result in less women being hired. Ooops.
    Employers will pay employees what the employee is worth to the employer. Simple fact of life.