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Big development at the U.S. Supreme Court: Today, the justices declined—without comment—to take up the Equal Pay Act case Yovino v. Rizo. Now, the Ninth Circuit’s ruling will remain in effect—that decision says employers cannot rely on prior salary history to justify compensation disparities between male and female colleagues performing the same work.