President Obama Urges Congress to Pass the Paycheck Fairness Act

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In the wake of recent battles with Congress over healthcare reform, financial reform, and extension of unemployment benefits, President Obama is urging the Senate to move forward on the Paycheck Fairness Act after its approval last year by the House of Representatives.

The Paycheck Fairness Act was initially introduced as a companion to the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act that was passed by Congress and signed into law by President Obama at the beginning of last year soon after he became president. Though it was approved by the House of Representatives at the same time as the Fair Pay Act, the Paycheck Fairness Act has been on hold in the Senate since then.

The Paycheck Fairness Act would amend the Equal Pay Act of 1963, which prohibits pay discrimination on the basis of sex, by increasing and enhancing the remedies available to employees for Equal Pay Act violations. For example, if the Act becomes law...

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