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§42-124-2  Purpose. –

Published: 2015

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State Affairs and Government

CHAPTER 42-124

Special Legislative Commission on Equal Pay and Comparable Worth in Public and

Private Employment

SECTION 42-124-2

   § 42-124-2  Purpose. –

(a) The purpose of the commission is to study and to assess the subject of

Comparable Worth/Pay Equity in public and private employment in the state of

Rhode Island. Rhode Island recognizes the generally acceptable pay equity

policies, which guarantee that people will receive the same salary for

comparable worth. This study shall determine whether there is evidence to

suggest that the female dominated class of employees are under compensated in

comparison to the male dominated class of employees where the composite value

of skill effort, responsibility, interpersonal skills, accountability and

working conditions are comparable.

   (b) The commission shall report its findings and

recommendations with respect to state government employment to the general

assembly on or before June 30, 1994, and annually thereafter, and shall report

its findings and recommendations with respect to municipal government and

private sector employment on or before February 10, 1996, and annually


History of Section.

(P.L. 1994, ch. 341, § 1; P.L. 2006, ch. 216, § 55.)