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The Equal Pay Act Of 1963 ( Epa ) And Title Vii Of The Civil Rights Act Essay

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An egalitarian is someone who believes that not only should women be equal to men, but everyone should be equal to everyone and the only thing that separates us is our merits and the things that we have worked to achieve in life. That is why I am and always will be an egalitarian.

When it comes to any kind of a pay gap, I refer you to Fortune.com article, Here 's What it Takes to Sue For Gender Pay Discrimination—and Win, which stated “Pay discrimination based on sex has long been illegal. Both the Equal Pay Act of 1963 (EPA) and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibit paying someone less for the same work because of gender.” The article later goes on to detail how to go about the legal process and what evidence is required in order to win your case, and what things to be wary of when pursuing legal action. So if you feel that you are being paid less than a coworker based on race, sex, orientation, or anything else that would be defined as discrimination under the law, I urge you to seek out legal counsel and bring your employer to justice for the crime they are committing.

If you feel you were passed up for a promotion on the basis of nothing other than gender or sex than you can seek out legal counsel as according to the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission “It is illegal for an employer to make decisions about job assignments and promotions based on an employee 's race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual
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