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GOP Gov. Nominee Opposes Equal Pay Legislation Because Government Shouldn’t ‘Micromanage The Workplace’

October 22, 2012

The Republican nominee for governor in New Hampshire isn’t sure whether or not existing law in his state forbids pay discrimination, but he’s pretty sure it’s none of the government’s business.

“I don’t know that it’s appropriate for the government to continue to micromanage the workplace,” Lamontagne declared. He went on to say that women should be able to sue if they feel they’re being discriminated against, but professed ignorance on whether New Hampshire law already provides for such a remedy.”

Listen to what he said here.