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  • NJ A2685
  • Establishes Study Commission on Gender Pay Discrimination.
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2016-2017 Regular Session
This bill establishes, in the Department of Labor and Workforce Development, the Study Commission on Gender Pay Discrimination. The commission consists of 12 members, including three State officials, who are non-voting members, four members of the Legislature, and five public members appointed by the Governor representing the Center for Women and Work at Rutgers, the State University, and two representatives each of business and labor organizations. The purpose of the commission is to study the extent, causes and effects of gender-based pay discrimination throughout various sectors of the New Jersey economy, and make recommendations to increase efforts to end gender pay discrimination though more effective enforcement of anti-discrimination laws and other measures to improve opportunities for the advancement of women in the workplace, including increased access to education and training, and fostering greater workplace stability and flexibility to attain a better balance between work and family for all workers. The commission is directed to report its findings and recommendations to the Governor and to the Legislature within two years of the appointment of a majority of the public members of the commission.
2nd Reading in the Assembly, Women and Children
Assembly Floor Amendment Passed (Danielsen)  (on 12/19/2016)
Date Chamber Action Description
12/19/2016 A Assembly Floor Amendment Passed (Danielsen)
10/13/2016 A Reported out of Assembly Comm. with Amendments, 2nd Reading
10/13/2016 Assembly Women and Children Hearing (10:00 10/13/2016 Committee Room 9, 3rd Floor)
2/8/2016 A Introduced, Referred to Assembly Women and Children Committee
Date Motion Yea Nay Other
Detail 10/13/2016 Assembly Women and Children Committee: Reported with Amendments 6 0 0