The Paycheck Fairness Act is back on the table at Capitol Hill. The Senate Committee on health, Education, Labor and Pensions held a hearing on March 11 titled: A Fair Share For All: Pay Equity in the New American Workplace.
The Act could have far-reaching implications for the design and management of pay programs, so it behooves us to pay attention, as tired as many of us are of watching Washington these days.
Some of my own thoughts and concerns about the bill when it first came forward more than a year ago can be found in the following posts (and you will note from the comments that there are those who think my concerns are on target and those who clearly disagree):
Pay Legislation Leaps to the Top of the House Agenda (Interview with WorldatWork's Cara Welch)
More to come, I'm certain...