Texas Supreme Court Issues Opinion Regarding Pay Discrimination Matter

/cdklawyers.com// 09/06/2012 The Texas Supreme Court recently addressed an issue of first impression: Does the federal Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act apply to claims brought under the Texas Commission on Human Rights Act so that the 180-day limitations period begins anew each time a claimant receives a paycheck containing a discriminatory amount? Prairie View A&M […]

Employers Must Comply with Equal Pay Laws

/cdklawyers.com// 04/26/2012 Dallas, Texas employment lawyer Keith Clouse handles all aspects of employment law, including equal pay issues. Women make up nearly half of America’s workforce, yet, a significant gender earnings gap persists.   Mr. Clouse explains some of the laws designed to close this gap:• Equal Pay Act: This law requires all employers to pay […]

President Obama Signs Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act Into Law

Dallas, Texas (WiredPRNews.com) On January 29, 2009, President Barack Obama signed into law the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009 (“Act”). The Act overturns a United States Supreme Court decision that limited the time frame for bringing pay discrimination claims. Nineteen years into Ledbetter’s employment, she learned that she received significantly less pay than […]