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File #: R-13-245   
Type: Resolution Status: Enacted
File created: 9/16/2013 In control: City Council
Final action: 11/4/2013
Enactment date: 11/22/2013 Enactment #: R-2013-124
Title: Establishing A City Policy Of No Tolerance For Gender Pay Inequality; Directing The Administration To Identify All Areas Of Pay Inequality Based On Gender Occurring In City Of Albuquerque Government And To Prepare A Report To The City Council On The City's Action Plan For Correcting And Preventing Such Inequality; Directing The Administration To Implement A Policy For Requiring Contractors And Vendors Doing Business With The City To Demonstrate Their Compliance With The Federal Equal Pay Act; And Requiring The City's Action Plan To End Pay Inequality On The City's Transparency Website (Benton)
Attachments: 1. R-245, 2. R-245final, 3. R-245Enacted
Date Action ByActionResultAction Details
11/22/2013 City Clerk Published  Action details
11/22/2013 Mayor Signed by the Mayor  Action details
11/13/2013 City Council Sent to Mayor for Signature  Action details
11/4/2013 City Council PassedPass Action details
10/21/2013 City Council Accepted Without Recommendation  Action details
10/14/2013 Finance & Government Operations Committee Sent to Council Without RecommendationPass Action details
9/16/2013 City Council Introduced and Referred  Action details
9/16/2013 President Referred  Action details
CITY of ALBUQUERQUE
TWENTIETH COUNCIL


COUNCIL BILL NO. R-13-245 ENACTMENT NO. ________________________

SPONSORED BY: Isaac Benton


RESOLUTION
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Establishing A City Policy Of No Tolerance For Gender Pay Inequality; Directing The Administration To Identify All Areas Of Pay Inequality Based On Gender Occurring In City Of Albuquerque Government And To Prepare A Report To The City Council On The City's Action Plan For Correcting And Preventing Such Inequality; Directing The Administration To Implement A Policy For Requiring Contractors And Vendors Doing Business With The City To Demonstrate Their Compliance With The Federal Equal Pay Act; And Requiring The City's Action Plan To End Pay Inequality On The City's Transparency Website (Benton)
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ESTABLISHING A CITY POLICY OF NO TOLERANCE FOR GENDER PAY INEQUALITY; DIRECTING THE ADMINISTRATION TO IDENTIFY ALL AREAS OF PAY INEQUALITY BASED ON GENDER OCCURRING IN CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE GOVERNMENT AND TO PREPARE A REPORT TO THE CITY COUNCIL ON THE CITY'S ACTION PLAN FOR CORRECTING AND PREVENTING SUCH INEQUALITY; DIRECTING THE ADMINISTRATION TO IMPLEMENT A POLICY FOR REQUIRING CONTRACTORS AND VENDORS DOING BUSINESS WITH THE CITY TO DEMONSTRATE THEIR COMPLIANCE WITH THE FEDERAL EQUAL PAY ACT; AND REQUIRING THE CITY'S ACTION PLAN TO END PAY INEQUALITY ON THE CITY'S TRANSPARENCY WEBSITE.
WHEREAS, despite the adoption of federal laws to prohibit wage discrimination based on gender, wage inequality persists throughout the Country; and
WHEREAS, the Mayor recently announced that the City of Albuquerque has not achieved gender equal pay; and
WHEREAS, though the percentages separating men's and women's wages for similar jobs are not as high in City government as they are in other parts of the State and nation, the disparity still exists in Albuquerque within and outside of City Hall; and
WHEREAS, the City has staffed its Human Rights Office which was established to enforce ci...

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