The U.S. Department of Justice has appealed a federal judge’s decision that revived an Obama-era Equal Employment Opportunity Commission rule requiring larger companies to report pay data broken down by workers sex and race.
DOJ filed a notice of appeal in federal court in Washington D.C. on Friday, sending the case to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. The department represents the EEOC in a lawsuit by the National Women’s Law Center, which sued after the Trump administration stayed the rule in 2017.
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