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Require comparable pay regardless of gender

Excerpts from legislation: KRS 337.423 is amended to read as follows: "Comparable worth" means the value of the work measured by the skill, effort and responsibility usually required in the performance of the work. No employer shall discriminate between employees in the same establishment on the basis of sex, by paying wages to any employee in any occupation in this state at a rate less than the rate at which he pays any employee of the opposite sex for [comparable] work on jobs of comparable worth and which have comparable requirements relating to skill, effort and responsibility. Differentials which are paid pursuant to established seniority systems or merit increase systems, which do not discriminate on the basis of sex, shall not be included within this prohibition.

Legislative outcome: Jamie Comer voted NAY on HB 399: Wage Discrimination Bill, Passed House 72-22-6

Source: Kentucky legislative voting records: HB 399 , Mar 1, 2006

Opposes federal wage controls & healthcare role.

Comer opposes the AFA survey question on livable wage

The American Family Association Action Voter Guide asked if candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'It is the government's responsibility to be sure everyone has health care and a livable income.' American Family Association Action (AFA Action) produces the online "iVoterGuide" for selected state and federal races. The mission of AFA Action is to inform and mobilize individuals to strengthen the biblical foundations of America.

Source: American Family Association survey 16AFA_Q29 on Nov 8, 2016

2016-17 Governor, House and Senate candidates on Jobs: James Comer on other issues:
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