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An Employee's Prior Salary Cannot Justify a Wage Differential Between Male and Female Employees

In Rizo v. Yovino, 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 8882 (April 9, 2018), the en banc court held that "prior salary alone or in combination with other factors cannot justify a wage differential. To hold otherwise - to allow employers to capitalize on the persistence of the wage gap and perpetuate that gap ad infinitum - would be contrary to the text and history of the Equal Pay Act and would vitiate the very purpose for which the Act stands."

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