2016 Tennessee Code
Title 50 - Employer and Employee
Chapter 2 - Wage Regulations
Part 2 - Sex Discrimination
§ 50-2-207. Research on wage disparities.
(a) Commencing on June 7, 2004, and as funds become available, the economic council on women may conduct research to determine:
(1) What wage disparities exist between men and women assigned to the same job classifications and minorities and non-minorities assigned to the same job classifications;
(2) Those factors that cause, or that tend to cause, disparities, including segregation of women and men, and of minorities and non-minorities within the same job classifications;
(3) The consequences of disparities on the economy and on affected families; and
(4) Recommendations that are likely to lead to the elimination of disparities.
(b) The council shall make its report to the commissioner of labor and workforce development, who may in turn transmit it to the governor and the speakers of both houses of the general assembly.
(c) The council's research may include the results of its findings as well as recommendations, legislative and otherwise, for the elimination and prevention of disparities in wages between men and women, and between minorities and non-minorities.
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