Fisher Phillips Partner Discusses Uptick in Pay Equity Litigation with The National Law Journal
In a National Law Journal article about the burgeoning trend of pay equity litigation, co-chair of the Fisher Phillips Pay Equity Practice Group, Cheryl Pinarchick, says that employers want to do the right thing when it comes to paying women fairly. She advises companies that find discrepancies in pay between men and women to address them. “With more and more cases filed on a class-wide basis, it’s important for employers to pay attention.” According to Pinarchick, there’s greater public support for class actions targeting compensation imbalances. “It’s a great time to take a step back and look at your hiring and compensation practices and re-evaluate to see if there are things you should be changing because of the new laws, including limit liability under these new laws, and also because many shareholders are demanding it,” she said.
To read the full article, visit The National Law Journal.