Diversity, Equality, and Belonging

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Throughout 2019, we saw a renewed focus on diversity, equality, and belonging in the workplace. Diversity, Equality, and Belonging Programs. Are You Familiar with Disability Equality Indexes? 12 Days of HCM Diversity Gender Equality

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When Aliza Knox, a tech industry veteran with a track record of growing global brands in Asia-Pacific, applied for a job with the content delivery network Cloudflare , she did her homework. She went to the company’s website and came across a day-long forum it had sponsored. What struck her was that almost every discussion had at least one woman on the panel. She was proactive but did not compromise on the job description or requisite skills. “We


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Introduction to measuring Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion


Diversity and equality are derived from and achieved through inclusion. By being inclusive at a workplace, you open the doors to more revenue and success. The topic of this article is undeniably a current world affair, which is not one day too late.

Physicians Face Equal Pay Challenges


The 2019 Physician Compensation Report is an annual study provided by Doximity , the largest community of healthcare professionals in the U.S. The report analyzes the changes in the wages of licensed U.S. The report can be viewed here.

Survey Finds Equal Pay a Priority for the EEOC


A recent survey finds that the greatest number of discrimination cases filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) concern equal pay, or the lack of it. At the federal level, the U.S. It now must be taken up by the U.S.

A Guide to Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act


Several states and cities are passing laws to further bolster the federal Equal Pay Act. In this post, we look at Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act. Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act. What does the EPEWA require?

EEOC Equal Pay Enforcement on the Rise


The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is not letting up on pay equity enforcement, as recent activity demonstrates. Two new gender-based discrimination lawsuits were filed by the federal agency in Maryland last month.

Equal Pay Case Sheds Light on Defensible Pay Practices


A federal equal pay lawsuit in Iowa provides important data points for employers assessing their compensation practices. The case, Bertroche v. 2019 WL 4307127, (N.D.Iowa, 2019), involved a class of female physicians who sued her former medical practice of over 20 years.

Australia Enacts Gender Equality Bill


Australia continues the global movement towards pay equity. The Australian state of Victoria, which includes the City of Melbourne, recently signed and enacted their first ever Gender Equality Bill. The law is slated to take effect on March 31, 2021.

Equal Pay Movement Gaining Momentum in U.S.


To see how far the interest in equal pay has grown, you can look no further than a high school women’s soccer team in Burlington, Vermont. The players were yellow carded for lifting their jerseys to reveal T-shirts that read “#EQUALPAY.”. The soccer team’s stunt was a hit.

What You Need to Know About the Oregon Equal Pay Act


Several states and cities are passing laws to further bolster the federal Equal Pay Act. In this post, we are looking at Oregon’s Equal Pay Act of 2017. First introduced in June 2017, the Oregon Equal Pay Act (OEPA) takes an aggressive stance on pay equity.

Diversity: The New Workforce

Ultimate Software

The below post is an excerpt from Cecile Alper-Leroux’s, VP of HCM Innovation at Ultimate Software, new book, From Dissonance to Resonance: Bringing Your People and Organization into Sync. For the most part, newer arrivals to the workforce are comfortable with diversity. They are accepting of and even expect diversity as a natural priority in their education and work institutions. Yet the truth about diversity is more nuanced.

Get to Know Oregon’s Equal Pay Act of 2017 [UPDATE]


Several states and cities are passing laws to further bolster the federal Equal Pay Act. In this post, we are looking at Oregon’s Equal Pay Act of 2017. The bill and the changes to Oregon’s Equal Pay Act can be viewed here. What does the OEPA require?

Looking Back at Senator Harris’s Equal Pay Plan


Last week, Democrats secured two Senate seats in Georgia, giving them a narrow edge in the Senate and thrusting Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris even further into the national spotlight. In the spring of 2019, then-Senator Harris announced a bold plan to close the pay gap.

Equal Pay for Equal Play: Will Female Athletes Achieve Pay Equity?


Whether it’s through their perceived superhuman strength and performance in their respective sports, or through their growing level of celebrity thanks to social media platforms, the visibility of athletes has far exceeded that coveted spot on a Wheaties box.

Pay Equity Audits Are Important to Address Equal Pay Issues


This issue of equal pay continues to gain traction in the media and in society. It is interesting to hear the various opinions being offered on how to address the expanding pay equity regulations taking place around the world. In the U.S.,

U.S. Women’s Soccer Equal Pay Lawsuit Sign of the Times [UPDATE]


Now that the U.S. Senior Women’s Soccer Team (USWNT) has won again on the field, can the players forge a similar victory off the field to achieve equal pay? So popular was this women’s World Cup that the U.S. Of course, the U.S. The U.S.

Organizations Need to Take These Steps to Address Equal Pay


The possible consequences for failing to comply with theEqual Pay Act and related state and local legislation are becoming more and more costly. If you are like most employers, you are behind in the effort to achieve pay equity within your organization.

Disney Accused of Violating California Equal Pay Act


Two female employees of The Walt Disney Company have filed a class-action lawsuit against the company in Los Angeles County Superior Court. The law firm has filed similar case against other high profile defendants, as Intel and Farmers Insurance.

California Bill AB 5 Could Impact Equal Pay Efforts


The pay equity landscape in California will get more complicated for employers on account of Assembly Bill 5 (“AB 5”). AB 5 embeds the California Supreme Court ruling in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. To learn more about achieving pay equity, click here.

New Jersey’s Equal Pay Act Ruled Not to be Retroactive


The recently enacted Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act in New Jersey has been ruled not to be retroactive by a federal court, but the ruling leaves open the possibility that state courts may decide differently. in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Has 50 Years of Equal Pay Legislation Done Enough to Level the Playing Field? Not Even Close.


Bound by a red ribbon, it is tucked away in the United Kingdom’s Parliamentary Archives. The paper on which it is printed is yellowing slightly. The first page reads simply: “AN ACT TO Prevent discrimination, as regards terms and conditions of employment, between men and women.”

Kamala Harris’s Plan to Compel Equal Pay Compliance


Yet there is one part of her record that is often overlooked but nonetheless critical to the U.S. keeping pace with the international community, and that is Senator Harris’s fight for pay equity. Trusaic recently took readers of the PayParity Post on a world tour of pay equity laws.

Australia’s Women’s Soccer Team Achieves Equal Pay


Australia’s national women’s soccer team, the Matildas, reached a deal in late 2019 in which they will finally be paid the same as the men’s soccer team, the Socceroos. Last year the U.S. The lawsuit ends a 2016 complaint to the U.S.

World Cup Champions U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Fights for Pay Equity


“Men are so often paid and compensated on the potential that they show, not necessarily what they’ve done… And women are so often paid on what they’ve actually done…” Megan Rapinoe, U.S. The U.S. The Future of Pay Equity is Public Transparency. “A

The 71+ Biggest HR Tech Conferences to Attend in 2019

Digital HR Tech

HR tech conferences are always a great occasion to speak with industry experts in person, to see some of the coolest HR tech startups pitch their business, and to find out more about the companies behind the technology we write about here on Digital HR Tech. The only thing left for you to do really is picking the one(s) that seem most interesting to you, register, and go! January 2019. January 24 & 25 | London | d&i Leaders Global Forum 2019.

How Intel Achieved Global Equal Pay Demonstrates the Value of Pay Equity Audits


Intel recently announced that the tech giant has done something many of its peers have not: closed the gender and wage gap with its employees. The company noted that gaps in stock compensation usually resulted from promotions. Recognize the importance of data quality management.

2021 Could Be the Year The Equality Act Becomes Law


Earlier this year, the House of Representatives voted to pass the Equality Act. The bill will now make its way to the Senate and if approved, would amend Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to include protections for members of the LGBTQ community.

Women in Leadership: #BalanceforBetter

Ultimate Software

And throughout our 29-year history in the male-dominated tech industry, that ratio has held strong. We are passionate about achieving gender equality in the workplace and hope to inspire others to do the same. Last year, we held a live panel discussion with four incredible women with long-term experience and influence in the HR industry. The result? The event’s hashtag, #UltiWomenLeaders, trended on Twitter. The rest is history.

EEOC Releases 2019 Enforcement Data


The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has released their filing data for the 2019 fiscal year. A total of over 72,000 charges of workplace discrimination were filed with the agency with over 53% made up of retaliation cases.

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Ireland to Require Employers to Publish Gender Pay Gap Information


Members of the Irish government have submitted legislation to the national parliament to amend the Employment Equality Act 1998 to provide greater transparency into the country’s gender wage gap. Eventually, the law will apply to employers with 50 or more employees.

Under COVID-19, Progress Toward Gender Equality in the Workplace is at Risk


New data suggest that the economic downturn associated with COVID-19 has disproportionately affected women. Together, they paint a grim portrait of how progress toward gender equality in the workplace is at risk. Using data from the U.S. in April 2019).”.

11 HR Analytics Courses Online

Analytics in HR

This article lists the eleven best HR analytics courses in the world today. In this article, I share my experience and learnings with you going through these courses. Because HR analytics as a topic attracts a diverse crowd, it might mean that not every course is equally interesting for everyone. So if you feel like you are already proficient in one course’s subject, the next might be more relevant to you. Start the course here. #3:

2019 BCGi Summit: Speaker Spotlight #3

Biddle Consulting

Industry thought leaders and subject matter experts will be presenting at the BCGi Summit: Striving for Diversity: Sure It’s Required…But It’s The Right Thing To Do! Session Title: Diversity, Inclusion, and Unconscious Bias: The Truths Employers Can’t Afford to Ignore. How do employers implement D&I in a meaningful, sustained way, and create a corporate culture that truly fosters an open and diverse environment?

We Answer Your Questions on the 2019 EEO-1 Report Component 2 Pay Data Filing


We participated in a webinar this month with HR.com on the new EEO-1 Report Component 2 pay data filing requirement, “Potential Challenges and Pitfalls of Submitting Pay Data in the 2019 EEO-1 Report.”. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Learn more by clicking here.

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EEO-1 Filing Portal for 2019 and 2020 Submissions Closes Today


The EEO-1 filing portal will not accept 2019 and 2020 Component filing snapshots after today, November 15, 2021. The announcement states, “ Once the November 15, 2021 deadline passes, NO additional 2019 or 2020 EEO-1 Component Reports will be accepted.”.

Calls Increase for Race/Ethnicity Pay Gap Reporting


Employers may already be aware of the pressure to disclose the gender pay gap in their organizations. What they may not know is that the pay gap issue is equally relevant with regard to all protected classes, not just in terms of gender. UK Leading The Way?

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