Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
Proactive Steps to Reduce Liability Exposure for Compensation Practices
President Obama signs far-reaching bill on January 29
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This seminar will review the impact of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act for employers. The panel will recommend steps for employers and their counsel to consider immediately to avoid or minimize liability for past and future pay decisions.
- Overview and implications of Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
- Amends federal civil rights laws
- Extends statute of limitations
- “Paycheck Accrual Rule”
- What constitutes unlawful employment practice for purposes of compensation discrimination
- Impact on pension benefits
- Who can file a claim
- Relief available
- Effective date
- Best practices to avoid or minimize liability
- Audit compensation systems and practices for disparities in pay
- Ensure that all future compensation analyses with counsel are privileged
- Eliminate systems that have discriminatory effect
- Document bases for past decisions and develop objective criteria for future decisions
- Revise record retention policies and practices
- Train supervisors and managers
- Impact of legislation, ancillary legislation and enforcement activity
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What impact will the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act have on the litigation of wage discrimination claims?
- What challenges does the new law present for employers?
- What actions should employers and their counsel take immediately to reduce exposure to litigation and damages?
Teresa R. Tracy
She chairs the firm's Labor and Employment Group, representing management in all areas of labor and employment law and... | Read More
She chairs the firm's Labor and Employment Group, representing management in all areas of labor and employment law and litigation. She stresses a preventive approach designed to allow management latitude in employee relations while avoiding unnecessary litigation.Close
Arlene Switzer Steinfield
Representing management, she litigates employment discrimination cases, counsels employers on preventative compliance... | Read More
Representing management, she litigates employment discrimination cases, counsels employers on preventative compliance strategies, and investigates workplace disputes. She is a fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.Close
David A. Grant
He represents management in the firm's Labor and Employment Law Practice. He has done extensive work under the Fair... | Read More
He represents management in the firm's Labor and Employment Law Practice. He has done extensive work under the Fair Labor Standards Act. He has successfully represented employers in investigations by the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor and in litigation brought by employees and the Solicitor of Labor's Office.Close
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