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Ninth Circuit Holds Prior Salary Is A “Factor Other Than Sex” Under Equal Pay Act

Imagine that you are a company with two openings for the same position. After selecting the two most qualified candidates, you offer each candidate a salary equal to his or her prior salary, plus 5%, pursuant to your established policy for setting new hire salaries. On its face, your policy has nothing to do with sex, but does it violate the Federal Equal Pay Act?… Continue Reading