Equal Pay Act of 1963

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A federal statute which prevents discrimination in the payment of benefits or wages based on an individual's gender when women and men perform work involving similar skill sets, efforts, and job responsibilities. The act became an amendment to the Fair Labor Standards Act in 1963.

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I learned about the equal pay act of 1963 and I was not sure what it all meant, but I definitely found it to be quite interesting.
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The job that we have advertised is required to pay the same to both men and women due to the Equal Pay Act of 1963.
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The women sued the large corporation, as they held it was in violation of the Equal Pay Act of 1963; they claimed that they were not getting paid the same as men, though their skill, efforts and responsibilities were similar.
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