Law Firm Subject of Gender Pay Discrimination Lawsuit


Six lawyers from Jones Day have filed a class-action lawsuit alleging an array of gender discrimination claims against the law firm, including pay discrimination, sexual harassment, and stifled advancement. Even law firms and attorneys are not immune to equal pay issues.

How to Leverage Your Workforce Data to Meet DEI Goals


Data is key to uncovering and resolving workplace issues around diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), and a Harvard Business Review article dives into how organizations can leverage their data to increase equality in the workplace. Use DEI Data to Create New Norms.

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COVID-19: Asian American Discrimination and Mental Health Resources

Thrive Global

As this trend continues, there will surely be a mental health fallout to consider given the negative impact of discrimination on wellbeing. Below is a four-step guide to navigating discrimination and hate and accessing community and mental health support during COVID-19.

Confronting Discrimination In The Workplace (For Leaders)

Vantage Circle

Discrimination, subtle or blatant, can be seen everywhere in our day to day lives. However, many leaders choose to believe that discrimination in the workplace doesn’t really exist. Discrimination can be in the little acts itself. Should they fire the ones who are discriminating?

Top 5 Trending HR analytics Articles of October 2018

Analytics in HR

Welcome to this fall edition of our ‘Most Trending Articles’ of 2018! Enjoy the following top articles in the HR Analytics space of October 2018! #5: Starting off this month, we have a great article by Eric Siegel on predictive analytics. In his article, Eric mentions how many organizations work to ramp up their existing staff’s analytics skills, including predictive analytics. Read the rest of his article here ! #4: Clean data?

Top 100 HR and Recruitment Blogs [by Organic Traffic with Top 3 Articles Each]


Awesome HR Blogs (Untrackable) — There’s a second list at the end of this article with blogs that ahrefs didn’t track in a fair, apples-to-apples way. Top 3 Articles — ahrefs provides an estimate of the top 3 articles for each blog. Data and Automation.

7 HR Data Sets for People Analytics

Analytics in HR

HR data sets are rare finds. In this article, I will list the 7 best HR data sets available online. In addition to the data set, I will also list the challenges in the data. This can be a potential analysis or something to look out for in the data. We strongly advocate using data and statistics as a means to an end. In analytics we want to contribute to solving business issues using data and statistics. That’s what we wrote this article for.

Using HR Analytics and Big Data in the Workplace


The concept of using Big Data and HR Analytics in the workplace has become a debatable issue when it was revealed how certain employers are using the help of outside data firms to forecast the health risks of its employees. People expressed their concerns as they felt that their personal and sensitive health information is in jeopardy because if their employers have access to this personal data it can be used in ways which may not be in their favour.

5 Must-Read Digital HR and HR Tech Articles of March 2018

Digital HR Tech

With March drawn to an end and April starting to warm up, it’s time for our “Must-Read Digital HR and HR Tech Articles” again. Giants like Amazon, Verizon, Goldman Sachs and others were found to be allegedly using job ads on social media to subtly exclude older workers and engage in age discrimination. In this article, Leslie Vickrey wonders how we ended up here. Read the full article here. #4. Steven Holscher does exactly that in his article.

5 Must-Read Digital HR and HR Tech Articles of May 2018

Digital HR Tech

Welcome to this brand new edition of our ‘Must-Read Digital HR and HR Tech Articles’! The May must-reads feature an article on continuous improvement in HR, an insightful overview of the realistic job preview, a video, and a few in-depth articles on hiring millennials and the new world of work. I’m sure you’ll find a few articles that you’ve missed and really should read. Mischa Masthoff shares his personal experience as an HR controller in this article.

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Cafe Classic: Could Big Data Bring Big Dilemmas?

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: Data and analytics are big topics - and big priorities - in a lot of HR shops these days. As we in HR work to absorb and apply the possibilities that data and analytics present for the design and administration of employee pay, we often look to our peers in Marketing - always several steps ahead of us in this game - for lessons and insights. Specifically, the degree to which Big Data may be creating a new potential and power to discriminate.

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How Employers Can Turn Pay Data Reporting into a Better Business


From Risk to Opportunity: How Employers Can Turn Pay Data Reporting into a Better Business. Workforce data is the fuel that powers engines of innovation and growth in the 21st century. Brief Overview of Pay Data Reporting. Risks Inherent in Pay Data Reports.

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Gender pay discrimination: The $14.3 million cost of a shattered shame ceiling

Compensation Today

And even Ellen Pao, who lost her gender discrimination case, still cost Kleiner Perkins a cool $1 million. (It The only historical safeguard standing between employers having to part with millions of dollars in pay discrimination settlements has been women’s silence. Each woman who speaks up about gender discrimination opens the door for another woman to do the same., million that employers have now had to pony up for gender pay discrimination.

What Employers Need to Know About Setting ESG Goals & Measuring Their Progress


The issue is that employers are focusing too much on the data that goes into the dashboard and less about the thought behind it. The article encourages employers to focus on their processes before developing a conclusion based merely on the data.

On the Chopping Block for Hiring and Pay Discrimination

HR Daily Advisor

Yesterday we explored how the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has been taking a hard stance on hiring and pay discrimination cases. Potential class members in the settlements discussed in this article and other potential class members who believe they were impacted by contractor discrimination are being encouraged to contact the OFCCP for inclusion in class lawsuits. By Susan Schoenfeld.

Why D&I Matters in the Financial Services Sector


In the Deloitte article cited above, it’s also noted that that “financial services firms seeking more diversity in their candidate pool will likely need to recruit and develop more women in the areas in which CEOs have historically come from: lines of business, finance, and operations.”

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


The parties will enter mediation in an effort to resolve the USWNT’s gender discrimination lawsuit against USSF. They are becoming bolder in expressing their feelings that pay discrimination needs to end. Now that the U.S.

Jackson National Life Insurance Settles EEOC Case at $20.5 Million


Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has been actively cracking down on employers that discriminate against individuals in the workplace, a recent lawsuit against Jackson National Life Insurance demonstrates. The U.S.

Understanding the Reality of Gender Discrimination in Performance Reviews

Women of HR

The impact of gender discrimination on employees. Hidden biases such as gender discrimination, according to Caroline Simard, the director of research at the Clayman Institute, also create “cumulative disadvantage over a woman’s career over time, resulting in lower access to key leadership positions and stretch assignments, advancement and pay.”. It was made clear in a 2014 Fortune article that women were much more likely to receive a critical performance review than men.

New Colorado Equal Pay Rules Proposed


To recap, EPEWA, which applies to all Colorado employers, prohibits wage discrimination on the basis of sex, including gender identity and non-binary identity. hourly pay or salary range) and benefits data for the relevant position. 3 minute read .

Lessons Learned from Oracle’s Equal Pay Saga


What’s more is that the OFCCP also claimed that Oracle destroyed data. In its amended complaint, the government “clarifies that data is missing due to Oracle’s refusal to keep, maintain and produce critical required information.

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Improving American Jobs Will Lead to Equality, HBR Study Finds


Fourth , make employee wage and turnover data available. A great way for employers to get started in helping to create better jobs for workers is to review their current workforces’ respective data.

Safety, Recognition, Inclusion: How to Address Basic Employee Needs


Workhuman data from the State of Humanity at Work report referenced in article about how organizations can overcome discrimination in the workplace.

After MeToo, Employers Look to Restore Faith in HR


Workhuman data from the State of Humanity at Work report referenced in article about how organizations can overcome discrimination in the workplace.

Gender Pay Gap and People Analytics: A Practice with Open Data

Littal Shemer

Gender Pay Gap and People Analytics: A Practice with Open Data. However, one issue remained unsolved for years: The lack of open HR data to practice on. Although there are many inspiring case studies of People Analytics, obviously, organizations don’t share their people data for the sake of learning. Simulation-based data may be an alternative, though usually it is oversimplified and lacks real or interesting patterns to explore. . A Practice with Open Data.

COVID-19 Reboarding Checklist

HRO Today

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has raised awareness of pandemic-related discrimination and harassment based on national origin and race. Risk and Compliance Workforce Management June-2020 Magazine ArticleSix best practices to consider before reopening.

Key Steps for Achieving A Successful DEI Workplace Culture


An article by the Harvard Business Review outlines seven steps employers should take. The HBR article writes, “Explain why fairness is essential to your bottom line. The software is only as good as the data powering it.

7 Best Diversity & Inclusion Certifications of 2021

Analytics in HR

To help you choose the right certification program for you, we’ll take a look at seven popular Diversity and Inclusion certifications in this article — including who they are for and how much they cost. Articles Diversity & Inclusion

Why Is Pregnancy Such a Touchy Subject In Employee Wellness Health Assessments?

TLNT: The Business of HR

It’s a topic employers generally avoid, since the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 prohibited sex discrimination on the basis of pregnancy. These are questions they should not ask,” because of the potential for discrimination, said Emily Martin, vice president and senior counsel for the NWLC, in a letter to the Obama administration asking for a ban on such questions in wellness programs. Asking questions, gathering data. Pregnancy discrimination?

How to Prevent Retaliation in the Workplace: An HR’s Guide

Analytics in HR

Under the EEO laws, it is prohibited to punish job candidates or employees “for asserting their rights to be free from employment discrimination, including harassment.” The FY 2020 data show that retaliation remained the most frequently cited claim in charges filed with the agency.

Making Social Media Work for You—Not Against You—in Recruiting for Diversity

HR Daily Advisor

In December 2017, the Communications Workers of America and three individuals filed a class-action lawsuit in federal court in California against companies they claim are unlawfully discriminating against people because of age. Although technology can be used to exclude certain groups, Lindsay Stanton , chief client officer for online data app Digi.Me, says employers should look to social media as a way to enhance diversity.

Don’t Rewrite Your Policy Manuals, Just Do This Instead…


Stop Discriminating! Now that it’s February and all the new year’s articles are out about updates to policy manuals, I am here to remind you that policies are pretty much worthless. All you have to do is read the news to see that racism, sexism, religious discrimination, and all the other isms are still alive and, in some places, positively thriving. You can figure this out based on ATS data too. It has never been easier to find and prove discrimination.

Equity from the Inside Out

HRO Today

For example, leadership advancement decisions should be made using data and leadership assessments rather than a vague feeling of “leadership potential,” explains Byham. Much progress has been made, but there is still much work to do. By Marta Chmielowicz.


Important 2018 EU Labor Law Changes – Part 1

Global Upside

Some of the breakout trends you’ll see across several EU countries include pay equality, data privacy, GDPR rights and regulations, and plans to make the business environment more attractive to startups and foreign investment via friendlier labor laws. Another significant change to keep close track of is the EU’s General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR), which will have sweeping implications when going into effect on 25 May 2018. EU Data Protection. Disability Discrimination.

What can you say during a reference check?


Related articles: Ghosting: Is a two-week notice really necessary when you leave your job? And, similar to conducting a job interview, it’s a best practice to have a standardized set of questions to avoid instances of discrimination, which will also help you fairly compare candidates. What if the reference only gives you verification of employment data? Reference calls: what can you legally say? How much info is too much?