Federal Court Decides Former Pay Cannot Be Used to Justify Pay Gap

Employers can no longer use previous salaries to justify pay gaps between men and women holding similar positions. Aileen Rizo, a Fresno, CA math consultant, sued her employer after learning her male colleague who had less experience and education than Rizo, was receiving a higher salary simply because of what he was paid at a previous job. Learn why a federal court sided with Rizo here.