State Rep Martwick Interviewed by Connected to the Capitol Regarding Equal Pay Act

May 26, 2015

The state has an Equal Pay Act, but it doesn't cover every employer. A new bill could change that.

Most Illinois' business owners have to pay men and women the same for doing the same job. It's something business owner Dana Homann believes strongly in.

"It doesn't matter if they're male or female, if they're 60 or 16, they need to have the same pay."

But now, the Illinois Equal Pay Act of 2003 could be expanding. It could ensure your paycheck looks like your coworkers' whether you work at a small business or large company.

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