The Roundup: Equal pay in Iceland and companies double down on diversity

Ceridian

Iceland enforces equal pay. Iceland is now the first country to enforce equal pay for men and women after the Equal Pay Standard came into effect last week. The legislation, passed last June, requires employers to prove that they are paying men and women equally.

Why Inclusivity Equals Innovation

SuccessFactors

Just look at the stats: $12 trillion can be added to the global economy if gender equality is achieved ( McKinsey Global Institute ). Companies with diverse management teams have profit margins 12.6% Diversity is a positive influence on any team.

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Pulse Check: Equal Pay in 2018

Namely

Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act into existence, prohibiting employers from paying women less than men for equal work. We’re only halfway through 2018 and New Jersey, Vermont, and Connecticut have already enacted salary history bans. Achieving equal pay won’t happen overnight.

#WorkTrends: How to Rethink the Modern Workplace for Gender Equality

TalentCulture

New research shows that diversity and inclusion are a top priority for leaders. So why does the needle seem to be moving backward when it comes to gender equality at work? The post #WorkTrends: How to Rethink the Modern Workplace for Gender Equality appeared first on TalentCulture.

Diversity Analytics: You Need Macro Numbers to Improve Results

UpstartHR

This week I am in Atlanta for the SHRM Diversity Conference. Despite efforts to balance the results, Amazon eventually had to shut it down because it was not creating equal opportunities for both men and women. In the session we talked about how algorithms can be made gender blind in order to better accommodate a diverse population and how to create a council or team to oversee decisions made by the algorithm to keep it in check. General Diversity Metrics

Are Your Diversity and Inclusion Efforts Only Skin Deep?

DecisionWise

In other words, he wanted the reputational benefits of diversity but was missing the more critical advantages that come with the inclusion of diverse thought. Companies that have ethnically diverse leadership teams were 33 percent more likely to outperform their peers.

Namely’s Workplace Diversity Report Identifies Barriers to Equal Pay

Namely

For HR, building a workplace culture of inclusivity and equality is a worthy goal—but as Namely’s latest Workplace Diversity Report reveals, the goal is a lofty one. In our Workplace Diversity Report 2018 , expert analysts poured over data from over 175,000 employees.

How to Take Action: Strategies for Creating a More Diverse and Inclusive Workplace in 2018

HR Daily Advisor

The volatility of 2017 further surfaced a number of longstanding and important issues, like racial and gender equality and diversity of thought in the workplace. For ethnic and culture diversity, companies in the top quartile were 33% more likely to outperform on profitability.

Alternative Training Programs Help Improve Diversity Opportunities

TLNT: The Business of HR

August 7th was Equal Pay Day for black women, based on the fact they make $0.63 Diversity Training, Learning & Development Uncategorized FeaturedThe gender wage gap means women must work into the next year to earn what white non-Hispanic men earn by the end of the current year.

What Does Workplace Diversity Look Like in 2018?

Namely

The world is diverse, but is the workplace? Diversity and inclusion have long been HR buzzwords, and many HR leaders cite diversity as a key objective in their strategic planning. For many talent acquisition pros, hiring a diverse array of employees is top of mind.

Four practices for being an equality ally

CultureAmp

Being an ally to people who do not feel a sense of equality, especially in the workplace, is one step towards making our world a more inclusive place. Diversity and Inclusion

The case for diversity

HR Daily Advisor

While few American businesses self-report on diversity data , workplace discrimination and inclusion are near-daily topics in the media. To underscore the criticality of workplace diversity, let’s take a look at how inclusion and diversity are tied to corporate performance.

10 Examples of Awesome Diversity Statements

Ongig

How good is your diversity statement? I asked my team to send me some of the best diversity statement samples they could find. Note: Sign up for the Diversity Recruiting: Why Words Matter Webinar on Aug. 2 at 1PM EST. What to look for in Diversity Statements. Diversity.

It’s Equal Pay Day! Is Pay Equality Even Real?

The Tim Sackett Project

If you didn’t know April 10th is national Equal Pay Day ! Here’s my take on Pay Equality Day… We own this as HR. In my experience, pay equity issues rarely are equal across an organization. Communication Compensation Competitive Data Culture Diversity HR Department of One Inclusion influence Leadership The HR Rules Trench HRHow are you spending today celebrating this Ummm, well, holiday-ish thingy?

Workday Chief Diversity Officer: Our Approach to Diversity and Inclusion

Workday

Earlier this year, I joined Workday as its first-ever chief diversity officer. The chief diversity officer role is relatively new in many organizations, and like others in this position, I’m still learning every day. Diversity is About Embracing Everyone.

Equal Opportunity Hiring Firms: Recruiting for Diversity

Zenefits

Corporate environments have become more diverse in recent years, but they still have a long way to go in the name of equality. But the good news is that equal opportunity hiring forms can help you ensure that your workforce accurately reflects today’s society. Here’s what equal opportunity means for employers today. What is the Equal Employment Opportunity Act? What is the Purpose of Equal Employment Opportunity? Equal Employment Opportunity.

Top Reads of the Week: Workplace Equality

Workology

Now that the Human Rights Campaign’s 2018 Corporate Equality Index is out, every organization in the top ten has been trumpeting their big win. But increasing workplace equality is about more. HR company culture diversity inclusion workplace equalityWorkology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

Wade Davis: Creating Equal Opportunities In The Workplace

SuccessFactors

His passion around gender equality was influenced by Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center , in which author Bell Hooks talks about slavery through the lens of women’s experience. He believes undoing the patriarchy paves the road for gender equality.

4 Business Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace

Brazen HR

The cry for diversity in the workplace has reached a boiling point. companies are spending millions annually on diversity programs and initiatives. And you can’t peruse a news website or industry blog without stumbling across a diversity hiring headline.

Men Think Women Leaders Are Represented Equally, But Only 10% of Women Actually Hold Leadership Positions

HR Daily Advisor

2018 is shaping up to be the year of gender equality, with Iceland leading the transformation by requiring all companies to enforce equal pay for all workers. Leadership gender equality study women workplace

Conference Twitter Primer #HRtechConf 2018

Advos

Dates: September 11-14, 2018. RitaMitjans : Mom, Harvard ’90, Chief Diversity & Corporate Social Responsibility Officer. d_lux_brand : Fierce advocate for pay equity, gender equality, and diversity and inclusion within the workplace. Equal Housing Lender.

Diversity vs Inclusion: What’s the difference?

Digital HR Tech

Diversity and inclusion (D&I) are often used in tandem rather than as diversity vs inclusion. Contents What’s the difference between diversity and inclusion? How D&I leads to organizational success 7 Examples of diversity and inclusion activities On a final note FAQ.

Women in Technology: United We Stand

Ultimate Software

Even though these numbers have been widely circulated in HR circles, I continue to come across corporate annual reports that feature a variety of diverse employees on the cover page. The report chalks up the backpedaling to what it calls ‘diversity fatigue’.

Diversity Recruiter job description

Workable

Use this Diversity Recruiter job description template to advertise your open roles and attract qualified HR professionals. Diversity Recruiter responsibilities include: Designing company policies that promote diversity and equality. The post Diversity Recruiter job description appeared first on Recruiting Resources: How to Recruit and Hire Better.

Me Too, For All and the Great Road to Equality in the Workplace

Great Place to Work

Reflections from the 2018 Great Place to Work For All Summit . And, many agreed that the Me Too Movement provided a power burst and renewed sense of urgency to the drive for greater equality in the workplace. Bush: “Diversity is more than policies, programs and headcounts.

Lack of Gender Equality in Venture Capital Industry

HR Daily Advisor

We recently sat down with Loni Brown, Head of Talent at Entelo to discuss recent research into the dearth of gender equality in the world of venture capital. HR Daily Advisor : Gender equality in the workplace has been a struggle, especially for some industries.

Corporate Diversity Leaders: Less Focus on Demographics, More on Human Belonging

WorkHuman

There are champions of “diversity” and there are champions of a “demographic”. Being a champion of diversity means being a champion for everyone across ALL inter-sectionally, not just the familiar” — Candi Castleberry Singleton, VP of Intersectionality, Culture and Diversity – Twitter. My professional HR relationship with diversity initiatives has always been, “meh.”. How could I relate enough to lead diversity programs? By Dawn Burke —.

The Gender Pay Gap Is Also an Opportunity Gap

TLNT: The Business of HR

The current business climate has created a new focus, and even spurred new laws aimed at achieving equal pay , but not enough progress has been made. PayScale’s new research found that the gender pay gap still persists into 2018. Diversity Equal Pay Act (EPA) HR News Wages, Pay, & Salary Featured gender diversity

EEOC Outlook for 2018: What Should Employers Expect from the Agency?

HR Daily Advisor

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), by contrast, had a relatively uneventful year. At some point in 2018, the agency will most likely have a Republican majority. So it looks like there will be no change with regard to wellness plans in 2018.

AI and the Search for a More Diverse Workforce

HR Daily Advisor

Any executive or hiring professional, particularly in tech, knows that recruiting and retaining diverse talent is one of the biggest challenges in the industry. study , researchers discovered that greater gender diversity on the executive team could positively affect performance.

The New Meaning of the Equal Pay Act’s Promise of Pay Equity

HR Daily Advisor

Never before has the Equal Pay Act (EPA) gotten so much attention. On March 14, 2018, a federal judge approved a $45 million settlement between Family Dollar Stores and a class of 37,000 female managers who claimed they were paid less than men in the same positions.

2018 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends Unveiled

Bersin with Deloitte

Posted on May 9, 2018. We were excited to debut the 2018 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends report, The rise of the social enterprise , recently at Bersin, Deloitte Consulting LLP’s IMPACT conference to an enthusiastic audience of HR leaders and practitioners.

Learning Corner With Jeffrey Pfeffer: Why It’s Important to Include Age in Diversity and Inclusion Efforts

Cornerstone On Demand

At Stanford University, during the 2018-2019 academic year, virtually every meeting of the faculty senate included a report—or two—on the university’s diversity efforts. Clearly, diversity and inclusion are becoming a priority for all types of organizations.

For All and the Great Road to Equality in the Workplace

Great Place to Work

Reflections from the 2018 Great Place to Work For All Summit. Diversity is being invited to the party. And, many agreed that the Me Too Movement provided a power burst and renewed sense of urgency to the drive for greater equality in the workplace.

Gender inclusion in the workplace: Going beyond diversity

Workable

Diversity vs. Inclusion: why they’re not the same. It’s not by chance that when we talk about diverse teams and diverse workplaces, we, ultimately, mention diversity and inclusion (D&I). Let’s face facts: diversity is at first glance more easily measurable.