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Lampitt Statement on Gov's Conditional Veto of Bill to Combat Gender Pay GapAssembly Women and Children Committee Chair Pamela Lampitt (D-Camden/Burlington) issued the following statement Tuesday on Gov. Christie's conditional veto of legislation she sponsored to combat gender pay inequities in the workplace.
The bill (A-2750) would have modified current law, including the Law Against Discrimination (LAD), to strengthen protections against employment discrimination and promote equal pay for women.
"I was disheartened to find out that Governor Christie decided to conditionally veto my bill S992/A2750. This bill would have taken necessary strides to close the gender wage gap and put into place critical protections to ensure that women have legal recourse against discriminatory pay practices.
"Governor Christie has repeatedly vetoed legislation to end wage discrimination in the workplace and today's conditional veto is more of the same. We should be doing more to support the working women of New Jersey, not treating them as second class citizens…"