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SB 207 - Prohibits Certain Employer Discrimination - New Hampshire Key Vote

Candace Bouchard Did Not Vote on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Became Law Without Governor's Signature (Executive) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (233-103) - (Key vote)
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Title: Prohibits Certain Employer Discrimination

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits certain employer discrimination, effective January 1, 2015.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits an employer from discharging or discriminating against an employee who performs the following actions (Sec. 3):
    • The employee inquires about or discusses his or her wages, or those of another employee; or 
    • The employee makes a charge or files a complaint related to paycheck equity.
  • Authorizes a 3 year time period in which unpaid wages for paycheck equity violations may be recovered (Sec. 8).
  • Classifies a violation of the provisions of this bill as a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine up to $2,500 (Sec. 4). 
Legislation - "Inexpedient to Legislate" Vote Passed (House) (187-134) -
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS AN "INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE" VOTE AND IS A VOTE TO KILL THE PIECE OF LEGISLATION. IF THE VOTE SUCCEEDS, THE LEGISLATION DIES. IF THE VOTE FAILS, THE LEGISLATION IS STILL UP FOR CONSIDERATION BY THE CHAMBER.

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (23-0) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Requires Equal Pay

Sponsors

  • Sylvia B. Larsen (NH - D) (Out Of Office)

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