The Difficulty in Identifying Comparators for Equal Pay Claims


Pay equity litigation is proceeding apace despite the COVID-19 pandemic, and claimants are raising critical issues pertaining to the Equal Pay Act of 1963 (“EPA”). Without an appropriate comparator, a claimant’s equal pay claim will fail.

Lessons Learned from Oracle’s Equal Pay Saga


Oracle’s equal pay saga illustrates how a proactive pay equity strategy is better than adopting a reactive approach—to the tune of millions of dollars, as well as bad publicity. Both the government’s equal pay case against Oracle and Oracle’s suit against the government are ongoing.

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Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Begins and Ends With Data


A recent discussion hosted by the law firm Baker Mackenzie provides employers with some critical insights concerning data collection, privacy, and Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DE&I) initiatives. 2 minute read .

Have Diversity & Inclusion Measures Been Effective?


The Harvard Business Review conducted a study in 2016 on why Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) programs often fail in the workplace. jump in management positions within companies of 100+ employees over the course of 30 years.

Top Workforce Planning Courses


This is where training courses help. Here, we explore the top ten strategic workforce planning training courses you and your firm can take to enhance your knowledge about workforce planning: 1. The course offers in-depth information about the nitty-gritty of workforce planning.

California Bill AB 5 Could Impact Equal Pay Efforts


Starting in January 2020, AB 5 will require employers to treat independent contractors like employees unless they meet certain requirements known as the “ABC Test”. From an equal pay perspective, reclassifying independent contractors as employees could create a number of issues for employers.

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace: Benefits and Challenges

Achievers - Recruiting

The positive impact of diversity and inclusion is no longer debatable. According to Deloitte, diverse companies enjoy 2.3 Gartner found that inclusive teams improve team performance by up to 30 percent in high-diversity environments. What is diversity and inclusion?

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


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

How to Promote Equality and Diversity in the Workplace?

Thrive Global

In the past few years, equality and diversity have come under the spotlight more intentionally and actively than ever before. Equality and diversity in the office mean a lot of things. Offer all Staff Diversity and Inclusion Training.

International Women’s Day: Addressing Gender Pay Equity

Ultimate Software

Yet, despite political attention and federal regulations—the Equal Pay Act was established in 1963 !—there I’m a strong believer in Equal Pay for Equal Work – no one should be paid any more or less based on their identity; they should be paid by their contribution and skills.”.

Gender inclusion in the workplace: Going beyond diversity


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). But you of course don’t want to be in the employer’s position in the first place.

Experts Weigh In on Racial Quotas & DEI Initiatives


As diversity, equity, inclusion, and access (DEI&A) initiatives become more commonplace, the temptation to institute diversity quotas can become a well-meaning road to a problematic organizational structure. 3 minute read .

OFCCP Launches Learning Institute for Contractors


The Contractor Compliance Institute (CCI) is an interactive learning management system designed to educate employers with federal contracts and subcontracts on how to comply with the OFCCP’s Equal Employment Opportunity regulations, cites an OFCCP press release.

Diversity in the Workplace - Benefits, Challenges, and Profitability


First thing's first: What is diversity in the workplace? ? When John F Kennedy in 1961 signed what was to be known as the "Affirmative Action", he laid down a foundation that would encourage companies to build a more diverse workforce. Why is Diversity in the workplace important?

The Relentless Case For Diversity In Hiring In 2020


2020 has cast a glaring light on the racial and socioeconomic inequalities running rampant within our communities. Some may be asking how the year can be 2020 and we still have made seemingly little progress on the road to true equity. In fact, America is only becoming more diverse.

One-way video interview biases: potential risks for diversity


The actual responses varied, as well, and of course, you can still see and hear each candidate. So, as any other recruiting solution that you use to improve diversity in your business, if you don’t use video interviews the right way, there will still be some stumbling blocks.

Can HR really fix organisations’ diversity problems?


It’s time for a new approach to improve workplace diversity and inclusion – one focused on changing the environment in order to “de-weaponise the cultures that we oversee,” argued John Amaechi, a former NBA basketball player turned organisational psychologist, at the CIPD Festival of Work 2020. “We

Career progression knocked off course for high-potential women

CLO Magazine

It seems 2020 eroded confidence in even the most self-assured, ambitious, high-performing women. Countless studies have shown that organizations with gender diverse leadership realize better financial performance, higher market share and stronger brand reputation.

How Post Business Recovery Will Benefit by Focusing on Diversity and Inclusion


Diversity and inclusion has been one such area that until the emergence and unfolding of the COVID-19 pandemic, had gained a worthy focus and significant momentum. Naturally this effect extends to business operations and their diversity focus as well. Why focus on diversity matters.

How To Build Your Company’s Diversity & Inclusion Policy


And I just built Trainual’s official Diversity & Inclusion policy. And with today’s ongoing fight for equality here in the US, failure was not an option! Trainual’s standard for Diversity and Inclusion is the product of all these experiences.

Psychology, Race, Class, Power, & Diversity with Dr. Lara Sheehi

Thrive Global

On May 20, 2020, Dr. Lara Sheehi, was invited onto the show to discuss decolonial struggles, power, race, class, gender constructs, and dynamics within psychoanalysis. Community Class Diversity diversity and inclusion Diversity Equity Inclusion race and inequality race equality

NLRB: Labor Laws Cannot be Used to Protect Racists


In so doing, the NLRB is seemingly aware of this unprecedented moment in society where racial and gender equality are on many employers’ minds and discrimination, no matter the origin, is not tolerable.

Diversity in the workplace: how to use Workable to boost D&I


We can’t talk about diversity if we only hire homogenous team members. That’s why every new feature we build and every improvement we make is designed with equal employment opportunity in mind. You won’t see a list of diversity-specific features, though.

3 Guidelines to Help HR Leaders Rethink Diversity in the Workplace


The importance of diversity in the workplace isn’t news — with decades of supporting evidence, today’s HR leaders are well aware that this issue is important and has real returns for companies that are able to deliver effective solutions. Diversity in the workplace starts with inclusion.

San Francisco DA Cracks Down on DoorDash in New Complaint


Pay equity, diversity and inclusion AB 5 ABC Test California AB 5 California Supreme Court District Attorney DoorDash Dynamex Operations West Equal Pay Inc.

The Value of Diversity for LGBT+ People

Sergio Caredda

What is the Value of Diversity for LGBT+ People? Assessing the value of Diversity at an individual level is not just a question of the business case. For most members of the LGBT+ community, the Value of Diversity has a lot to do with visibility and awareness.

Women’s National Basketball Association Shoots for Pay Equity


Recent efforts by the USA Women’s National Team to advocate for equal pay for women’s soccer professionals, including filing a gender discrimination lawsuit against the United States Soccer Federation, have raised awareness of the societal gender pay gap. And of course: paid equally.”.

Oracle Continues to Face Challenges in Achieving Pay Equity


The Department of Labor stated in their case that Oracle underpaid female, Asian and black employees working in certain roles by $401 million over the course of four years, cites a post by the Washington Post.

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How Post Business Recovery Will Benefit by Focusing on Diversity and Inclusion


Diversity and inclusion has been one such area that until the emergence and unfolding of the COVID-19 pandemic, had gained a worthy focus and significant momentum. Naturally this effect extends to business operations and their diversity focus as well. Why focus on diversity matters.

Emotional Intelligence Is Essential for Diverse Workforces

Criteria Corp

Workplace diversity is commonly viewed through the lens of representation—by increasing the number of employees with certain backgrounds and experiences, companies demonstrate their commitment to equality and fairness. How EI Equips Employees to Flourish in Diverse Companies.

Building a Diverse & Inclusive Distributed Workforce


One of the strategic considerations companies may have been able to make is to take stock of their workforce and workplace for its diversity and inclusion and the work that still needs to be done. Diversity in recruitment. Diversity & Inclusion Hiring Remote Work Resume Builder Review (2020)

Career Metis

Not all jobs are created equal. Courses. Resume Genius’ Privacy Page was last updated in April 2020. While its template categories are diverse and exciting,’s Resume Builder Review (2020) appeared first on

Accessibility, workplace diversity and Covid-19

Thrive Global

Being chronically ill has meant I’ve automatically missed out on courses, conferences and networking events ”. Then in 2020 the coronavirus pandemic swept across the globe and alongside many chronically ill people, 49.2% Actual workplace diversity could now be a reality. “

How to Transform your Diversity Recruitment Strategy


As migration and commute become more accessible, diversity is slowly coming to the forefront of corporate discussion as a major problem for many industries. This is only the tip of the iceberg, as diversity issues crop up in a variety of ways, including reliance on nepotism.

How to use AI, data to drive inclusion


Related: Register now for the 2020 virtual HR Technology Conference®. HRE: Let’s talk about how AI-based technology can drive diversity and inclusion. With two decades of hands-on experience in D&I and culture change , Tolonda Tolbert knows how to put data into action.

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