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December 05, 2023

Lynne Anderson Discusses Salary Transparency Laws With Bloomberg Law

In “Pay Transparency Emboldens Workers as Companies Strive to Comply,” labor and employment partner Lynne Anderson spoke to Bloomberg Law about state and local salary transparency laws.

“We’ve been spending a lot of time on this,” said Anderson. “What these laws drive companies to do is to be prepared to answer employee questions regarding how their peers are being paid in comparison to them.” She added that there may be several factors “driving that differential.”

“What we find when we do these audits is you may have people that are placed within a certain salary range that probably shouldn’t be there because the actual job they’re performing doesn’t align with the job description that’s been assigned to them or the job title,” Anderson explained. “So that’s why you see companies tweaking or updating job descriptions, or perhaps putting people into different pay grades or salary ranges because the job they’re actually performing is better aligned with a different job description or job title or pay range.”

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