2023 50-State Equal Pay Reference Guide


This Desktop Reference is aimed at answering the most common questions Seyfarth Shaw is asked regarding the patchwork of state laws that touch on equal pay.

This one-stop resource provides answers to the following common questions:

• Which protected classes are protected by the Equal Pay laws?
• What type of work must be compared?
• May employers ask about salary history?
• What are the permissible factors that explain pay differences?
• What are the compensation disclosure requirements (including pay reporting)?

This guide addresses laws that impact private employers and is based on a review of state laws. This guide also provides information about the life cycle of a pay equity analysis.

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