Employer Attorneys Concerned About Lawsuits as Wage Data Bill Passes Legislature

While companies will be able to provide explanations for apparent wage disparities on their own, some attorneys say that will do little to prevent costly litigation. “I predict 1209 will create a database for attorneys (who) want to find gender pay differentials, which will increase the amount of litigation…to the expense and jeopardy of the employer,” said Tyra. (Sacramento Business Journal, 9/13/17)