Harnessing the Power of Pay Comparisons to Drive Productivity?

Compensation Cafe

The fact that our behavior is shaped by the constant comparisons we make between ourselves and those in our reference group has been well established in sociology, psychology and economics.

Sexual Harassment Training on Grovo: A Comparison with New York State’s Model Training

Grovo HR

Our content helps managers follow necessary procedures under California law, and also to create an inclusive team culture that makes harassment and discrimination less likely. The post Sexual Harassment Training on Grovo: A Comparison with New York State’s Model Training appeared first on Grovo Blog. It’s October 9, which means New York State’s Labor Law § 201-g , goes into effect today.

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The Amazon Example: Can AI Discriminate?

HR Daily Advisor

It should be able to make judgments and comparisons solely on merit and create a shortlist of the best candidates. All too often, we risk re-creating past discrimination, even when we try not to. How AI May Discriminate in Recruiting: The Amazon Example.

How does one of your employees actually prove discrimination in court?

The Employer Handbook

This case involved a woman who claimed that her employer discriminated against her based on her race and her gender. ” No employer should leverage this decision to scheme ways to discriminate intentionally. Discrimination and Unlawful Harassment

Does Dentist’s Age Discrimination Claim Stand a Chance Under the ADEA?

HR Daily Advisor

3rd Circuit Court of Appeals—which covers Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania—recently heard a dentist’s claim that her discharge constituted age discrimination. On appeal, Gabby could not identify any direct evidence of discrimination. The U.S.

Plaintiff’s discrimination claim foiled by Instagram filters

The Employer Handbook

Then, the plaintiff sued for race discrimination. Lungstrum explain: For several reasons, plaintiff’s comparison to Ms. Image Credit: By Ragesoss (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 ([link] via Wikimedia Commons HR compliance has evolved from FMLA facebook posts to 16 shades of Instagram hair. .

Judge greenlights discrimination claim of white employee critical of Black Lives Matter movement

The Employer Handbook

So, among other things, the plaintiff alleged race discrimination. On the one hand, we have a white employee who isn’t exactly making an apples-to-apples comparison between himself and other co-workers.

A New Orleans Saints Cheerleader claims players get better treatment and that’s discrimination

The Employer Handbook

By robbiesaurus (Flickr: Saint’s Cheerleaders with Saint Bernard) [ CC BY-SA 2.0 ], via Wikimedia Commons But, is it really discrimination if football players get preferential treatment over cheerleaders? Does this really amount to gender discrimination?

Can You Refuse to Hire Someone for Speaking Out Against Discrimination?

HR Daily Advisor

The Washington Supreme Court recently held that job applicants have a claim under the Washington Law Against Discrimination (WLAD) when a prospective employer refuses to hire them in retaliation for their opposition to discrimination by a different employer.

Judge greenlights discrimination claim of white employee critical of Black Lives Matter movement

The Employer Handbook

So, among other things, the plaintiff alleged race discrimination. On the one hand, we have a white employee who isn’t exactly making an apples-to-apples comparison between himself and other co-workers.

ABA amends model professional conduct rules to prohibit discrimination. What took it so long?

Ohio Employer's Law

Last week, during its annual meeting, the American Bar Association amended its model rules of professional conduct to incorporate employment discrimination into attorneys’ ethical mandates. By way of comparison, Ohio, my jurisdiction, has had similar prohibitions since the mid-1990s.

Employee on maternity leave fired: Here’s why the company won the lawsuit

HR Morning

But a comparison of the two found some major inconsistencies. Bailey filed a lawsuit, claiming pregnancy discrimination and retaliation. Employment Law Special Report firing maternity leave performance problems pregnancy discrimination resume lies retaliation termination

What is EPLI and Does My Business Really Need It?

Tandem HR

This includes claims of sexual harassment, discrimination, and wrongful termination. In comparison, EPLI is affordable. Ensure the policy covers discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation and other intentional acts. EPLI Insurance.

What Other Employers Can Learn From Uber: Recognizing and Combating Sexism in the Workplace

Compensation Today

Start with a gender earnings comparison – through a compensation analytics tool or via spreadsheet – to see if there are any uncovered pay inequities in your organization. HR Management gender discrimination gender pay gap sexual harassment

It’s Everyone’s Job to Care About Job Descriptions

Ultimate Software

We know that JDs help us determine market salary comparisons. We know that JDs can protect us in a disability-discrimination case. This puts the employer in danger of losing a disability-discrimination case. by Kate Bischoff.

Maternity leave does not guarantee continued employment

Ohio Employer's Law

A comparison of Bailey’s two resumés on file lead to the conclusion that Bailey had falsified her later application by exaggerating her prior experience and qualifications. background checks pregnancy discriminationBy Grand Parc CC BY 2.0 via Wiki Commons.

New anti-ageism in the workplace bill may pass soon

HR Digest

Ageism or age discrimination is an unfavourable treatment at work of an employee or worker based on the class or category of the person, like employees over age 40. Age discrimination has nothing to do with the individual merit of the person- how much intellectual the person may be.

The Importance of Human Resource Policies and Procedures

HR Digest

DEALING WITH THE ISSUE OF HARASSMENT AND DISCRIMINATION. The human resource policies and procedures set a platform for dealing with the employees who participate or are the convict of harassment and discrimination. COMPARISON OF EMPLOYEE CONDUCT, ATTENDANCE, AND PUNCTUALITY.

Justify a Job Offer’s Salary with Data

Visier

Emotionally-driven salary decisions can also generate legal and reputational risks associated with pay discrimination. At most large organizations, this is based on a comparison of the compensation levels for the people who perform the same role, at the same level, and in a similar geography.

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Diversity, Inclusion and The Workplace

HR Counselor's Corner

In comparison, diversity refers to the traits and characteristics that make people unique. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) enforces laws for employers that protects individual employees in the workplace based on specified social classes that may face discrimination.

Her resignation letter described a “great experience” at work. Then she sued for hostile-environment constructive discharge.

The Employer Handbook

This recent Fourth Circuit opinion addresses claims of race and gender discrimination. First, she alleges she was mistreated in comparison to white, male employees.

4 Commandments for Successful Onboarding

mroads

Having a clearly outlined process not only makes it easier to be sure that every new hire has the skills and tools needed for him or her to succeed, it ensures that the company is not discriminating in any of the policies or practices.

Governor Christie conditionally vetoes an equal-ish pay bill in NJ

The Employer Handbook

It would require an oversimplified comparison of wages while ignoring any consideration of the employer’s practices or facilities. There’s an equal-pay-for-women movement going on nationwide. Maybe you’ve heard of it.

On International Women’s Day, the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team sued U.S. Soccer to demand equal pay.

The Employer Handbook

Women’s National Soccer Team filing a Charge of Discrimination with the U.S. The women further claim that USSF intentionally discriminated against them under Title VII. What I do know is that this becomes one of the highest-profile discrimination cases pending.

A new SHRM study should have employers reexamining their policies on parental leave

The Employer Handbook

Does this disparity demonstrate discrimination against men? If the “maternity” leave includes both time spent to bond with a newborn child and time for mom to recover from childbirth, then the comparison between maternity leave and paternity leave is not apples to apples.

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Haunted By Your Ageism Demon?

Thrive Global

By definition ageism is discrimination against persons of a certain age group. Shine as the person to hire during an interview using storytelling tactics that keep hiring managers enthralled when chatting with you—making your competitors seem lackluster in comparison.

3d Cir: Even where old folks are treated fairly, OLDER folks can bring age-bias claims

The Employer Handbook

The latter group brought a disparate-impact claim under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act against PGW. But because the policy favored younger members of the protected class, adding those individuals to the comparison group washes out the statistical evidence of a disparity.

Bah-gawd, those were two hecka-expensive bottles of orange juice!

The Employer Handbook

Happily for us, doctrine lines up with common sense in this setting… For good reason: The company cannot mask discrimination by firing able-bodied employees who need no accommodation. Any such comparison gives analogy a bad name.

ADA accommodations don’t require eliminating essential job functions, like coming to work punctually.

The Employer Handbook

But, let’s back up a sec, as I tell you the facts of this disability discrimination case I read last night. The ADA prohibits employers from discriminating against a qualified individual based on a disability. Image Credit: [link] (Public Domain).

The Burden of Empathy: A Woman’s Tale of Being a Victim and Witness of Harassment

PerformanceICreate

It’s not enough to say, “I didn’t practice discrimination or exclusion.” It doesn’t matter how hard I’ve worked or struggled, that’s not the comparison being made. I’ve spent most of my life completely ignorant to my white girl privilege. When I finally started to wake up, I was not prepared for the pain and shame I would feel. It’s not enough to say, “I didn’t know.”

A new SHRM study should have employers reexamining their policies on parental leave

The Employer Handbook

Does this disparity demonstrate discrimination against men? If the “maternity” leave includes both time spent to bond with a newborn child and time for mom to recover from childbirth, then the comparison between maternity leave and paternity leave is not apples to apples.

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Diversity in the Workplace - Benefits, Challenges, and Profitability

Hubert

The order declared that employers were no longer allowed to discriminate applicants based on their creed, racial and ethnic characteristics, skin color, cultural belonging or origin. First thing's first: What is diversity in the workplace? ?

How Gender Pay Gap Affects Your Business

Vantage Circle

Every woman needs to know when she's being discriminated against and what the reasons are why she isn't getting equal pay so we can close that pay gap. more in comparison to women. Direct discrimination based on sexual orientation.

Cultural Change: An Update on Workforce Diversity

Inpower Coaching

As I’ve begun to explore the interpersonal dynamics of workplace discrimination more closely, I have gone back to update my own understanding of workforce diversity data and what it tells us about the the demographic makeup of the modern workforce.

The Failures of Bias Training, and What You Should be Doing Instead

TrustRadius HR

Starbucks’s response this discrimination, mandatory training, is a common response to social injustice in the business world. And what should businesses do to address bias and discrimination instead?

Benchmarking Pay for the US National Soccer Teams

Compensation Today

We’ll need to find an appropriate benchmark job as our basis for comparison. While it’s true that not all organizations use their exact organization description as their talent market for comparison, in this case and for this exercise, it makes sense to do so.

The Daily Rundown: Where Should Working Dads Live?

Zenefits

The numbers are a comparison of April 2019 to April 2018. Workplace Discrimination Investigations Decreasing. According to a report by Vox , Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has doubled the number of workplace discrimination complaints in its low-priority track.