Massachusetts House Bill 4464
An Act Relative to Wage Transparency
Developments on the Bill:
9/2020 Co-Sponsor of the bill and driving force behind the legislation, Josh Cutler, is up for re-election. He covers the towns Pembroke, Duxbury and Hanson.We must re-elect Josh Cutler to see this bill move forward! www.joshcutler.com
3/27/20, House Bill 4464 received a hearing by the Labor and Workforce Development Committee and was voted out favorably and assigned to the House Steering Policy and Scheduling Committee.
2/2020 House Bill 3963, was amended to House Bill 4464.
1/7/2020 Association for Women in Science Massachusetts formally submits letter of support.
10/24/2019 Cape Cod Canal Chamber of Commerce formally submits letter of support.
10/30/2019 Plymouth Chamber of Commerce formally submits letter of support.
9/15/2019 Quincy Chamber of Commerce formally submits letter of support.
9/1/2019 House Docket 4322 was made into House Bill 3963.
6/21/2019, Massachusetts State Representative Josh Cutler and Megan Driscoll-Greenstein filed House Docket, No. 4322, An Act Relative to Equal Pay. The act reads:
Chapter 149 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 105D the 1 following section:-
Section 105E. An employer shall provide the pay scale for a particular employment position with said employer to an applicant for employment in such position or an employee holding such position upon a reasonable request made by said applicant or employee. This section shall apply only to employers that are covered employers under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, as amended, 29 U.S.C. 2601, et seq.
For purposes of this section, “pay scale” means a salary or hourly wage range for such position, and “reasonable request” means a request made by an applicant for employment in such position after the applicant has completed an initial interview with the employer, or a request made by an employee regarding said employee’s current position.
The act was filed with 11 bi-partisan co-sponsors. If you are in support of equal pay, please call and email your legislator in support of this bill.
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