Democrats prioritize radical feminists over low taxes

November 19, 2010 05:42

Rather than trying to fix the tax hike that will hit Americans on Jan. 1, Reid wanted to give the government unprecedented power over employers’ compensation decisions and cause endless litigation, discouraging hiring.

By: Diana Furchtgott-Roth at Washington Examiner


If signed into law, the bill would have required all employers with more than two employees to submit data on sex, race, national origin, and earnings of employees to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, even if no complaint has been filed.

Women would have been included in class-action suits against employers unless they specifically opted out, a windfall for trial lawyers.

Even though the Paycheck Fairness Act won’t yet become law, the task force plans to implement selected provisions through regulations. It’s planning to “institute a strategy to collect pay data from federal contractors” to identify contractors out of compliance, even if no workers have complained.


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