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Enact Equal Pay Act

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To amend sections 4112.04 and 4117.08 and to enact sections 9.79, 9.791, 9.792, 9.793, 9.794, 9.795, 9.796, 9.797, 9.798, 142.01, 142.02, 142.03, 142.04, 142.05, 142.06, 142.07, 142.08, 142.09, 142.10, 4113.12, 4113.42, and 4117.141 of the Revised Code to enact the Ohio Equal Pay Act to require state contractors and economic incentive recipients to obtain an equal pay certificate, to require public employers to establish a job evaluation system to identify and eliminate sex-based wage disparities, to prohibit employers from seeking a prospective employee's wage or salary history, and to prohibit employer retaliation against an employee who discusses salary or wage rates with another employee.

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