Ledbetter Act Applies to Equal Pay Act, Appeals Court Rules

Trusaic

By now, many are familiar with Lilly Ledbetter and her fight for equal pay. Court of Appeals ruled that the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, and its paycheck accrual rule, apply to the Equal Pay Act of 1963. .

DEI & the Academy Awards: New Film Industry Guidelines Address Diversity & Inclusion

Trusaic

For such a broad-reaching industry with a diversity of sectors, the industry has been notoriously regressive with regard to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). 3 minute read . The U.S. film and television industry comprises a workforce of over 2.6

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6 Examples of Employers with High Diversity and Inclusion Statistics

Ongig

More companies are reporting diversity and inclusion statistics than ever before. We found 6 employers whose diversity stats impress us. of employees embracing diversity in the workplace. Stand out D&I stat: High D&I stats for women and gender diversity .

This game developer CHRO has found a winning talent strategy

HRExecutive

Doubling down on diversity While Ryan focused on the people aspect of Zynga’s pandemic response, he also led the company’s enhanced investment in another critical area: diversity, equity and inclusion.

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Recruiting for Diversity in the Workplace

Zenefits

The same diversity study revealed that between the years of 2007 and 2015, the number of black professional women declined 13% and there was an 18% decline of black managers, which could lead to a decline in black executives. Furthermore, diversity in the workplace is not only ethical, but it’s also financially beneficial. Diverse teams are 35% more likely to have financial returns as diversity can help spur innovation. Diversity is the way of the future.

Latinas Face a Lifetime of Gender Wage Gap Across the U.S.

Trusaic

per year, and a diverse intersectional ideological population. . As a growing segment of the entrepreneurial sector, coming from a diverse and often immigrant background, the Latino population represents a microcosm of the evolving American landscape. 3 minute read .

5 Tips for Hiring Former Felons

Ongig

Congress also passed the Second Chance Act of 2007, a country-wide grant program: The Second Chance Act of 2007. John Lundy , Diversity, and Inclusion Program Manager at Ingram Micro, is also very passionate about hiring former felons and second-chance individuals.

The Power Is the Sound Of Her Music

Thrive Global

Global Star Pianist, Composer Marina Arsenijevic Shines On Women’s Equality Day. Purchase tickets to Women’s Equality Day Concert here. Now is the time to put women at the center of the pandemic recovery and this Women’s Equality Day concert is focused on that mission.

Abby Wambach to kick off HR Tech Conference in October

HRExecutive

Soccer star and equal-pay activist Abby Wambach will kick off the 2020 Human Resource Executive ® HR Technology Conference & Exposition ® in October. Now, she crusades for equal pay across all industries. See also: Will Paycheck Fairness Act actually lead to equal pay? .

General Motors New Slogan Opens a New Era in Automotive

Hireology

These major announcements come on the heels of GM’s strongest fourth quarter performance since 2007. Whether it’s staking a claim to the commercial EV market , or backing upstart Tekion to disrupt the DMS market, GM clearly sees its future as part of a diverse, automotive ecosystem. .

Diversity rising up the Agenda ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human Capital.

Strategic HCM

Diversity rising up the Agenda. I seem to be have been having lots of conversations about diversity recently so was interested to see a new report from the CIPD and Bernard Hodes, Diversity and Inclusion - Fringe or Fundamental? suggesting that 57% of employers say diversity and inclusion will become more important over the next five years. There was also a suggestion that organisations need more diversity champions. Diversity rising up the Agenda.

Economist's Diversity conference ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human.

Strategic HCM

Economist’s Diversity conference. My next conference with the Economist is their Diversity conference in December: “Businesses are facing intensifying pressure from investors and stakeholders to ramp up their diversity initiatives. several studies show that companies with a greater degree of diversity at every level perform better than their less diverse counterparts. Technorati Tags: Economist , conferences , diversity. ► 2007.

Helping Managers Understand and Address Stress

DecisionWise

Promote diversity, equity, and inclusion by ensuring employees on your team feel respected,?valued,?heard,?and?feel feel they have equal?opportunities Worker safety, discrimination, and diversity are topics that extend beyond the scope of this?article. 2007), Cross?national

How Anne Erni is taking D&I to the next level

HR Digest

Today, Erni is widely considered one of the most influential leaders in human resources and her company, Audible, one of the most diverse employers in the world. The HR Digest: What is diversity to you? In the space of five years, Anne Erni has transformed Audible, Inc.,

How Anne Ernie is taking D&I to the next level

HR Digest

Today, Ernie is widely considered one of the most influential leaders in human resources and her company, Audible, one of the most diverse employer in the world. The HR Digest: What is diversity to you? In the space of five years, Anne Ernie has transformed Audible, Inc.,

The Benefit of More Women in Leadership Roles

Women of HR

However, the persisting imbalance of women in positions of power has started a debate in corporate circles about the viability of a gender quota so as to encourage gender equality in corporate positions of power. But why so much hoopla about gender equality? In 2007, a not-for-profit organization Catalyst reported that Fortune 500 companies having females as board members show significantly better financial performance than those having low female representation.

Ideas for Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month in the Workplace

Bonusly

During the 1960s and through the peak of the civil rights movement, the United States was becoming ever more aware of the diversity of identities in its communities. Many organizations try to be “colorblind” in a misguided attempt at establishing equality.

Closing the Wage Gap: How These 5 Companies Are Working to Achieve Pay Equity

Linkedin Talent Blog

If the arc of history bends toward justice, the equal pay arc hasn’t been very flexible. When the Equal Pay Act became a federal law in 1963 , women in the United States made 59 cents for every dollar men earned doing the same work. In 2009, Starbucks set about to tackle equal pay.

Collective intelligence: Improving top team effectiveness

HR Times

Do top teams have diversity of thinking? Are discussions between top team members designed to ensure that each person has an equal voice? It is the first of these elements—top team composition and diversity of thinking—that is the most difficult. The challenge lies in defining the kinds of diversity that lead to collective intelligence, as well as their proportions and how they are interconnected. Still others stress the importance of racial diversity.

HR Labs, DEIB Edition: Lilly Ledbetter Discusses Pay Equity

Cornerstone On Demand - Talent Management

This season is hosted by Cornerstone’s Chief Learning Officer and VP of Organizational Effectiveness Jeff Miller and Chief Diversity Officer Duane La Bom. One of the fundamental pillars of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging is fair pay in the workplace.

Leadership Advice From SAP Women In Enterprise Cloud Computing, Part 6: Step Out Of Your Comfort Zone

SuccessFactors

For most organizations, measuring the success of diversity and inclusion initiatives has become merely a matter of numbers. However, creating equal opportunities for women leaders and people with other challenges is more than a numbers game. Diversity and inclusion must not be enforced; it must be embraced as an important pillar within the human resource strategy. Learn more about how diversity and inclusion enable SAP to build a business beyond bias.

Leadership Advice From SAP Women In Enterprise Cloud Computing, Part 6: Step Out Of Your Comfort Zone

SuccessFactors

For most organizations, measuring the success of diversity and inclusion initiatives has become merely a matter of numbers. However, creating equal opportunities for women leaders and people with other challenges is more than a numbers game. Diversity and inclusion must not be enforced; it must be embraced as an important pillar within the human resource strategy. Learn more about how diversity and inclusion enable SAP to build a business beyond bias.

Collective intelligence: Improving top team effectiveness

HR Times

Do top teams have diversity of thinking? Are discussions between top team members designed to ensure that each person has an equal voice? It is the first of these elements—top team composition and diversity of thinking—that is the most difficult. The challenge lies in defining the kinds of diversity that lead to collective intelligence, as well as their proportions and how they are interconnected. Still others stress the importance of racial diversity.

Women and the Competitiveness Factor

HRExecutive

In one such study, conducted in 2013, Niederle and her research colleagues gathered groups of six participants — divided equally between men and women — and gave them equations to solve. In a previous study in 2007, the researchers found the women were much less likely than the men to participate in the competition — even the ones who demonstrated an alacrity for solving the equations. boards of directors corporate governance gender diversity

The Business Case For Gender Balanced Leadership

Inpower Coaching

More good news is that studies show that companies with about 30% gender diversity on their boards actually outperform those with no women by a wide margin measured through multiple metrics (e.g., The bad news is that 15% is paltry for the Fortune 500, and it looks like midcap firms’ leadership teams may be even less gender diverse. This isn’t new news — the seminal research on this subject was published by McKinsey in 2007 — but discussion and action on this subject in the U.S.

Leadership Advice From SAP Women In Enterprise Cloud Computing, Part 6: Step Out Of Your Comfort Zone

SAP Innovation

For most organizations, measuring the success of diversity and inclusion initiatives has become merely a matter of numbers. However, creating equal opportunities for women leaders and people with other challenges is more than a numbers game. Diversity and inclusion must not be enforced; it must be embraced as an important pillar within the human resource strategy. Learn more about how diversity and inclusion enable SAP to build a business beyond bias.

Leveraging the “Beautiful Game” in the Age of Collaboration

ATD Human Capital

Developing an alternative mindset “must be learned and can’t be simply inserted as new software,” writes Danah Zohar in her 2007 abstract, An Alternative Sports Metaphor for Understanding Teamwork as Complex: Soccer. A big part of soccer’s attractiveness comes from the diversity and inclusion embedded in the game. The benefits of diversity are real, “And if we can leverage them, we’ll be far better off.

Why Women Are Still Struggling to Climb the Corporate Ladder

Cornerstone On Demand - Talent Management

From 2007 to 2018, the number of women-owned businesses increased by 58%. They’re also highly profitable: A recent Boston Consulting Group Report reported that if men and women were treated equally as entrepreneurs, global GDP would rise by 3% and boost the global economy by $2.5

Vanessa Okwuraiwe of ‘Edward Jones’: “Culture should be woven into the fabric of every business”

Thrive Global

As a part of our series about “How Diversity Can Increase a Company’s Bottom Line”, I had the pleasure of interviewing Vanessa Okwuraiwe. In 2007, I transitioned to join Financial Advisor Recruiting and Hiring, overseeing the growth and retention of financial advisors in the United Kingdom.

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #273: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

HR Examiner

Well, I actually think this is a conversation that not just with a pandemic, but it also fits with the conversations we’ve been having about racism and about equality and justice inside of our communities and our work environments as well.

3 Companies Launching Programs to Advance Working Women

TalentCulture

Here are some innovative equal opportunity initiatives that we think are worth replicating. This company boasts a longtime reputation for promoting gender inclusiveness and diversity. The company has 3.9/5 star ratings in both categories of “management opportunities for women” and “equal opportunities for men and women.”. Between 2007 and 2015, women’s representation at Gap increased from 44 to 49.7 program since 2007.

Are Black Entrepreneurs Excluded From Venture Capital Because Of Bias?

Thrive Global

In the world of venture capitalists who spent $130 billion in 2019 in America alone and helped propel numerous successful startups, there is no legal backstop that makes sure that people of color have an equal opportunity to share in the opportunities and wealth creation. The Myth Of The Pipeline Problem The general defense that comes from the managing partners of mostly white venture fund portfolios is that their firm isn’t investing in diverse founders because they “haven’t found any”.

What Is Evidence-Based HR? Examples, Benefits, and Decision-Making Steps

Analytics in HR

Now for a case of how evidence-based HR principles could have saved one employer a great deal of money: The city of New York invested $75 million in incentive payments for teachers in 2007. Organizations increasingly utilize data to make decisions that ultimately impact their bottom line.

How Proper Goal Setting Can Help Your Team Achieve Their Goals

Pinsight

About the Author Rebecca is a firm believer in fairness in opportunity, and equality in selection. Diversity and Inclusion, job enrichment, employee well-being, and testing and selection are just a few of the topics that Rebecca is passionate about. 2007).

Changing the Status Quo – Revolutionary Reality.

Thrive Global

Landing my first role at a corporate bank back in 2007 was like a dream come true, having grown up listening to capitalist, patriarchal narratives such as: “money makes the world go round” and “it’s a rich man’s world” I have always aspired to increase money, wealth and abundance in any way I can.