Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Bill Supports Equal Pay for Equal Work

Posted By on Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 11:46 AM

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It's not exactly LGBT-specific news, but supporters of equality should note that a Tennessee House Employee Affairs subcommittee is set to discuss an "equal pay for equal work" bill on Wednesday, February 10th.

The bill, sponsored by Rep. Mike Turner (D-Nashville), increases penalties for denying equal pay for equal work based on gender. The Tennessee Transgender Political Coalition strongly supports the bill.

Rep. Mark White, a Republican from Memphis, sits on the committee.

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