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The Equal Pay Act marks its 50th anniversary today. On this day 50 years ago, President John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act of 1963 to prohibit wage discrimination based on gender.
The EPA is an amendment to the Fair Labor Standards Act and was enacted to rectify the pay inequity that existed -- and still persists today -- between men and women who perform the same job duties.
To commemorate the milestone, here are five things you should know about the Equal Pay Act:
If you suspect that you may be a victim of wage discrimination, you may want to contact an experienced employment law attorney in your area.