NYC’s Equal Pay Bill: A Symbolic Gesture to USWNT

The New York state legislature passed a bill which will broaden the qualifications for wage discrimination claims to ensure equal pay for men and women of all protected classes.  The bill was signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo during the #USWNTParade in New York City as a gesture of support to the U.S. women’s soccer team.

The Pay Equity Bill significantly changes two components of New York’s equal pay laws which were last updated in 2015.  First, the bill lessens the burden