Are You Subject to Equal Pay Laws?

If you are subject to the FLSA, you are also subject to Equal Pay Act requirements (i.e., you must pay men and women the same where they have the same job duties and qualifications). Employees who are exempt from the FLSA are not subject to equal pay requirements, except in the case of executive, administrative, and professional employees and outside salesmen.

Employees who fall into one of the following categories are also exempt from equal pay requirements:

If you determine that you as an employer and/or your employees are covered under the Equal Pay Act, your next move should be to examine your current pay structure and make sure that there are no potential violations.