5077-S AMS CLEV MURR 115
SSB 5077 - S AMD 340
By Senators Cleveland, Nelson, Habib, Conway, Jayapal, McAuliffe, Kohl-Welles, Darneille, McCoy, Fraser
NOT ADOPTED 04/03/2015
"NEW SECTION. Sec. 963. During the 2015-2017 fiscal biennium, state agencies, their officers, and agents expending funds from the appropriations in this act for contracts with persons must include a provision that the person is prohibited from paying its employees less compensation or providing less favorable employment opportunities based on gender unless there is a bona fide job-related basis. For purposes of this section, person has the same meaning as RCW 82.04.030. This section shall be liberally construed to effectuate its purposes.
EFFECT: Requires state agency contracts to include a clause requiring the contracting entity to provide equal pay to its workers.
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