New ‘Paycheck Fairness’ Bill Requires Employers To Admit Employees Cannot Be Avoided
By Hugh McRobotface
WASHINGTON—Citing the many benefits below the income threshold, the new “Paycheck fairness” bill passed by the U.S. Congress Friday mandates that employers must admit employees cannot be avoided. “Today, all Americans will be able to count on the government’s assistance when it comes to paying for a basic salary or a modest salary,” said Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) who introduced the bill alongside Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA). “The law goes into effect immediately. No one should have to go through the trouble of hiding their salaries from their supervisor or boss.” The new law also requires employers to include in their salary calculations any promotion or pay raise that cannot be avoided.