Equal Pay Act of 1963

The Equal Pay Act of 1963 amended the FLSA by prohibiting wages based upon gender. According to the act, “equal work in jobs requiring equal skill, effort and responsibility and performed under similar working conditions” should be compensated equally, regardless of gender. Provisions of the Equal Pay Act of 1963 are enforced by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).


Inside Equal Pay Act of 1963