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AB 2555 - Wage Discrimination Penalties - Key Vote

California Key Votes

Charles DeVore voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Charles DeVore made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (47-31) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (21-13) - (Key vote)

Title: Wage Discrimination Penalties

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that makes an employer who violates the equity pay law liable for two times the amount of wages due and if the violation is determined to be willful, then the employer is liable for four times the amount of wages due in civil penalties. The civil penalties are in addition to damages and wages that are paid to the employee. The bill specifies that any civil penalties that are collected go to the Labor and Workforce Development Agency for enforcement and education about the equity pay law. The bill also establishes the Equal Pay Commission to study this issue and report finds and recommendations to the Legislature and the Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (48-32) - (Key vote)

Title: Wage Discrimination Penalties

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that makes an employer who violates the equity pay law liable for two times the amount of wages due and if the violation is determined to be willful, then the employer is liable for four times the amount of wages due in civil penalties. The civil penalties are in addition to damages and wages that are paid to the employee. The bill specifies that any civil penalties that are collected go to the Labor and Workforce Development Agency for enforcement and education about the equity pay law. The bill also establishes the Equal Pay Commission to study this issue and report finds and recommendations to the Legislature and the Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Wage Discrimination Penalties

Sponsors

  • Jenny Oropeza (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
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