(b) No agreement for compensation at a rate of less than the rate to which the employee is entitled under this article is a defense to any action under this article.
(c) The rights and procedures provided under this section are subject to the provisions of the rules promulgated by the Equal Pay Commission in accordance with section six of this article.
(d) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (d), section six of this article, the provisions of this section shall not become effective until the Legislature approves for promulgation the rules proposed by the Equal Pay Commission under the provisions of subsection (c) of said section.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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