Equal Pay

State: Pennsylvania
Subject: Fair Pay
Statute/Code Cite: 43 Pa. Stat. Sec. 336.8

An employer who violates Pennsylvania’s equal pay law is punishable by a fine.  If the fine is not paid, the employer is subject to imprisonment for 30-60 days. Each day a violation continues constitutes a separate offense.

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