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Published: May 12, 2022

Mississippi Passes State Equal Pay Act

Mississippi Passes State Equal Pay Act
Update Effective: July 1, 2022

On April 20, Governor Reeves signed Mississippi’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, a new law that largely tracks the federal Equal Pay Act, prohibiting employers with 5 or more employees from paying a different wage for opposite sexes who perform substantially equal work.

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