2021 Session

Budget Amendments - SB1100 (Member Request)

View Budget Item
View Budget Item amendments

Chief Patron: Boysko
SB 1228: Virginia Equal Pay Act

Item 120 #1s

Item 120 #1s

First Year - FY2021 Second Year - FY2022
Commerce and Trade
Department of Labor and Industry FY2021 $0 FY2022 $328,211 GF
FY2021 0.00 FY2022 3.00 FTE

Page 116, line 14, strike "$2,520,193" and insert "$2,848,404".

Page 117, after line 8, insert:

"C. Out of the amounts in this Item, $328,211 the second year from the general fund is provided for additional positions within the Labor and Employment Law Division to support the Virginia Equal Pay Act."


(This amendment would provide an additional $328,211 GF the second year and three positions at the Department of Labor and Industry (DOLI) in connection with SB 1228. DOLI anticipates that the bill’s expansion of the equal pay law to additional protected classes, the restriction on employers from using salary history to set pay for new hires, and allowing employees to share salary information will lead to more contacts and claims than the existing equal pay law. DOLI anticipates at least 250-300 contacts and claims, requiring two additional labor law compliance officers and a possible need for an additional attorney. )