IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
August 3, 2021
Mr. Ossoff introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
To establish the National Equal Pay Enforcement Task Force, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Equal Pay for Equal Work Enforcement Act.
National Equal Pay Enforcement Task Force
There is established the National Equal Pay Enforcement Task Force, consisting of representatives from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Department of Justice, the Department of Labor, and the Office of Personnel Management.
In order to improve compliance, public education, and enforcement of equal pay laws, the National Equal Pay Enforcement Task Force will ensure that the agencies in subsection (a) are coordinating efforts and limiting potential gaps in enforcement.
The National Equal Pay Enforcement Task Force shall investigate challenges related to pay inequity pursuant to its mission in subsection (b), advance recommendations to address those challenges, and create action plans to implement the recommendations.