Bill Detail: SB23-105

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Title Ensure Equal Pay For Equal Work
Status Governor Signed (06/05/2023)
Bill Subjects
  • Labor & Employment
House Sponsors S. Gonzales-Gutierrez (D)
J. Bacon (D)
Senate Sponsors J. Buckner (D)
J. Danielson (D)
House Committee State, Civic, Military and Veterans Affairs
Senate Committee Business, Labor and Technology
Date Introduced 01/31/2023

Current law authorizes the director of the division of labor
standards and statistics in the department of labor and employment
(director) to create and administer a process to accept and mediate
complaints, to provide legal resources concerning alleged wage inequity,
and to promulgate rules as necessary for this purpose. The bill changes
these authorizations to requirements.
Additionally, the bill requires the director to:
  • Investigate complaints or other leads concerning wage
  • Upon finding of a violation, order compliance and relief;
  • Promulgate rules to enforce the bill.
The bill also requires an employer to:
  • For each job opportunity or promotional opportunity where
the employer is considering more than one candidate,
follow specific guidelines for posting the opportunity;
  • For all job opportunities and promotional opportunities,
provide specific information to employees regarding the
candidate selected for the opportunity; and
  • For all objectively defined career progressions, disclose the
requirements for career progression and the terms of
compensation, benefits, status, duties, and access to further

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