HR 1493

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1493

To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to prohibit discrimination in the payment of wages on account of sex, race, or national origin, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 12, 2011

Ms. NORTON introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce


A BILL

To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to prohibit discrimination in the payment of wages on account of sex, race, or national origin, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. FINDINGS.

SEC. 3. EQUAL PAY FOR EQUIVALENT JOBS.

SEC. 4. PROHIBITED ACTS.

SEC. 5. REMEDIES.

SEC. 6. RECORDS.

SEC. 7. RESEARCH, EDUCATION, AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM; REPORT TO CONGRESS.

SEC. 8. CONFORMING AMENDMENTS.

SEC. 9. EFFECTIVE DATE.

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