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An Updated Equal Pay Act in Massachusetts

April 26, 2018

On July 1, 2018, an updated equal pay law will go into effect in Massachusetts, which applies to nearly all employers who have employees in this state.

The Massachusetts Equal Pay Act (MEPA) amends the current statutory prohibition against gender-based pay inequity by strengthening the protections offered to employees. No salary history may be asked, and the MEPA makes it illegal for an employer to pay employees of one gender lower compensation than another gender for comparable work.

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