PRINTER'S NO. 987
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
SENATE BILL
No.
788
Session of
2021
INTRODUCED BY CAPPELLETTI, MUTH, KANE, FONTANA, HUGHES, COSTA,
COLLETT, SANTARSIERO AND KEARNEY, JULY 7, 2021
REFERRED TO LABOR AND INDUSTRY, JULY 7, 2021
AN ACT
Amending the act of December 17, 1959 (P.L.1913, No.694),
entitled "An act prohibiting discrimination in rate of pay
because of sex; conferring powers and imposing duties on the
Department of Labor and Industry; and prescribing penalties,"
providing for pay ranges.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. The act of December 17, 1959 (P.L.1913, No.694),
known as the Equal Pay Law, is amended by adding a section to
read:
Section 3.1. Pay Ranges.--(a) An employer shall provide the
pay range and the factors the employer considers in setting pay
ranges to:
(1) an applicant for a position offered in a job posting;
and
(2) an employe who is a candidate for a position offered as
an internal transfer or promotion.
(b) If no pay range exists, an employer shall provide the
minimum wage or salary set by the employer before the employer
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posted the position or offered an internal transfer or
promotion.
(c) Upon hiring an employe, and annually thereafter, an
employer shall provide the employe, in writing, the pay range
for the employe's job title and for jobs within the employer's
business that are substantially similar with respect to the
skill, effort and responsibility required to perform the jobs
and the conditions under which the jobs are performed.
(d) This section applies to employers with fifteen or more
employes.
Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days.
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