Georgia Equal Pay for Equal Work Act Poster Required
The Equal Pay for Equal Work Act is a labor law posters poster by the Georgia Department Of Labor. This is a mandatory posting for all employers in Georgia, and businesses who fail to comply may be subject to fines or sanctions.
This Georgia poster by law must be posted in a conspicuous place where all employees will see it. The poster describes the Equal Work Act, which is a law prohibiting either sex to get paid more or less for the same work. If employers break this law employers can get fined of up to $100. The poster also details who to contact should an employee be discriminated against.
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EQUAL PAY FOR EQUAL WORK ACT POLICY The General Assembly of Georgia hereby declares that the practice of discriminating on the basis of sex by paying wages to employees of one sex at a lesser rate than the rate paid to employees of the opposite sex for comparable work on jobs which require the same or essentially the same knowledge, skill, effort and responsibility unjustly discriminates against the person receiving the lesser rate: It is hereby declared to be the policy of the State of Georgia through t\ he exercise of the police power of this State to correct and, as rapidly as\ possible, to eliminate discriminatory wage practices based on sex. PROHIBITION OF DISCRIMINATION No employer having employees subject to any provisions of this section shall discriminate, within any establishment in which such employees are employed, between employees on the basis of sex by paying wages at a rate less than the rate paid to the opposite sex, EXCEPT WHERE SUCH PAYMENT IS MADE PURSUANT TO: 1. A seniority system; 2. A merit system; 3. A system which measures earnings by quantity or quality of production, o\ r 4. A differential based on any other factor other than SEX: Provided, that an employer who is paying a wage rate differential in violation of this subsection shall not, in order to comply with the provisions of this subsection, reduce the wage rate of any employee. It shall also be unlawful for any person to cause or attempt to cause an employer to discriminate against any employee in violation of the provisions of this Chapter. It shall be unlawful for any person to discharge or in any other manner discriminate against any employee covered by this Chapter because such employee has made a complaint against the employer or any other person or has instituted or caused to be instituted any proceeding under or related to this Chapter or has testified or is about to testify in any such proceedings. Any person who violates any provision of this Code section shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by a fine not to exceed $100.00. (OCGA Section 34-5-3.) FOR INFORMATION ON EQUAL PAY FOR EQUAL WORK ACT CONTACT: Georgia Department of LaborOffice of Equal Opportunity 148 Andrew Young International Blvd., N. E. Atlanta, Georgia 30303-1751 FOR ADDITIONAL POSTERS PHONE: (404) 232-3392 POST IN PROMINENT PLACE AS REQUIRED BY LAW Georgia Department of Labor Mark Butler, Commissioner DOL-4107 (R-2/11) An Equal Opportunity Employer/Program
Other Georgia Labor Law Posters 4 PDFS
There are an additional eight optional and mandatory Georgia labor law posters that may be relevant to your business. Be sure to also print all relevant state labor law posters, as well as all mandatory federal labor law posters.
- Original poster PDF https://dol.georgia.gov/document/workplace-poster/poster-equal-pay-equal-work-act-85x11/ , updated January 2023
- Georgia Labor Law Posters at https://dol.georgia.gov/laws-and-rules/gdol-required-workplace-posters
- Georgia Department Of Labor
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