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2007 House Bill 5136: Increase wage sex discrimination penalty
Introduced by Rep. Fred Miller D- on August 23, 2007
To increase to $50,000 the fine for a third violation by an employer who pays different wages to men and women who are “similarly employed.” Under current law, wage discrimination is a misdemeanor, and the bill establishes the penalty for a first or second violation at a $500 fine and up to 90 days in jail.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Labor Committee on August 23, 2007