• Flexing its Muscles - Politically Realigned Congress Approves Bill that Reverses Supreme Court's Controversial Ledbetter Decision
  • December 21, 2009 | Authors: Alizah Z. Diamond; M. Christine Carty; Scott J. Wenner
  • Law Firm: Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP - New York Office
  • On January 22, 2009, the United States Senate voted to approve bill S. 181, known as the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act (the "Ledbetter Act") which, if signed by the president as is expected, will significantly expand the ability of employees to bring claims for pay discrimination against employers.