Compensation Package: A Guide For HR

Digital HR Tech

Offering an appealing and generous compensation package is an important part of your employee value proposition. To stand out from other organizations, what should your compensation package include and how do you go about assembling one? Contents What is a compensation package?

LabCorp and OFCCP Settle Hiring and Compensation Discrimination Claims

Berkshire Associates

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has entered a conciliation agreement with Laboratory Corporation of America (LabCorp) to settle allegations of hiring and compensation discrimination within their Lab Assistant positions located at their Raritan, NJ facility. Compensation Compliance Pay Equity


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The Non Discrimination Policy: Importance and 5 Examples

Digital HR Tech

You need a non discrimination policy in your workplace, and this article will help you write one that reflects your company’s commitment to treating everyone equally. Why you need a non-discrimination policy in the workplace. Compliance. Disability discrimination.

Supreme Court Won't Resolve Pay Discrimination Dispute Over Salary History

SHRM Resources

Employment Law Compensation Compliance InterviewingOn July 2, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review the Ninth Circuit's decision in. Rizo v. Yovino. The federal Equal Pay Act (EPA) requires "equal pay for equal work regardless of sex," subject to four exceptions.

OFCCP Settles Steering and Compensation Discrimination Claim with Alabama Contractor

Berkshire Associates

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) continues to demonstrate its focus on steering and compensation discrimination by entering into a conciliation agreement with Vulcan Information Packaging (Vulcan) facility located in Vincent, AL. OFCCP alleges, V ulcan, owned by Ebsco Industries, Inc, discriminated against women in their Operatives Job Group 7 by hiring them into lower paying positions compared to men in the job group.

25 HR Compliance Terms to Know for 2018

ClearCompany HRM

In addition to the holiday parties and secret santa gift exchanges, the end of the year also brings organizational compliance processes as your HR department gets ready to wrap things up. Take a look at the 25 HR compliance terms you need to know as a manager: Affirmative Action Plan (AAP): A written set of specific, results-oriented procedures to be followed. Intended to remedy the effects of past discrimination or underutilization of women and minorities.

Uber Sued for Pay Discrimination

Berkshire Associates

Compensation Compliance Workplace DiscriminationIn a lawsuit filed on Tuesday, October 24 in a California State Court, three women of color allege that Uber Technologies, Inc. has not been paying female and minority engineers fairly. The lawsuit claims part of the problem can be attributed to a performance evaluation system in which supervisors rank their subordinates. It also states that the way starting salaries are determined resulted in lower pay for women.

Your Due Diligence HR Compliance Checklist

HR Digest

This year’s continuing focus on the pandemic and growing concerns over business disruptions means your company needs to make sure its HR policies and procedures cover all areas of HR Compliance thoroughly. HR Compliance Checklist. HR Compliance Posters. Company Compliance.

HR Moments Matter: 3 Compensation Challenges Solved With People Analytics


In this post, Allison talks about Compensation. Compensation is one of the key culture-definers for organizations. In Aligning Compensation Systems With Organization Culture , the authors state: “Depending on how [compensation is] designed, communicated, and managed, it can positively or negatively influence an organization’s culture and impact an organization’s optimal performance.”. Look for insights that reveal how fair your compensation practices are.

Two Compliance Issues every HR professional should know and teach to managers

OmegaHR Solutions

Anti-discrimination. We know that discrimination is a “bad” thing, but unfortunately discrimination, both intended and unintended, still occurs. These include: Race- Race was the defining discrimination in the Civil Rights Act and it remains a major point in the US. HR professionals need to be on the constant lookout for racial discrimination. At the forefront of the news, sexual harassment is both a federal discrimination issue and a civil court issue.

Are Your Employment Law Policies in Compliance?

HR Counselor's Corner

Are you confident you’re in compliance? Completing an HR Assessment can ensure legal compliance with federal and state employment laws, regulations and HR best practices. Performing the assessment will not only help you measure risk and legal compliance, but also identify areas in need of process improvements – all of which could threaten the continued success of your business. . Hiring practices are standardized and consistent to avoid claims of discrimination.

EEOC sends a message about age discrimination

OmegaHR Solutions

As we close in on the 50 th anniversary of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) the EEOC announced the settlement of a long-lived age discrimination suit against Texas Roadhouse. The EEOC claimed the company violated the law ”… by engaging in a nationwide pattern or practice of age discrimination in hiring hourly front-of-the-house employees.” How many were discriminated against? What caused this discrimination? Leave your biases at the door.

Sex Discrimination Guidelines: ‘Outdated and Inaccurate’

HR Daily Advisor

Existing sex discrimination guidelines (found at 41 C.F.R. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has started action to update its guidelines. Department of Labor’s (DOL) OFCCP issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that would rescind the existing Sex Discrimination Guidelines and propose provisions that address current workplace practices and issues and align contractors’ obligation with current law and legal interpretations.

OFCCP Announces Final Rule on Sex Discrimination Guidelines

Berkshire Associates

Today, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) announced a Final Rule detailing the requirements which covered contractors must meet under the provisions of Executive Order 11246 prohibiting sex discrimination in employment. Prior to the announcement of the new regulations, covered contractors were following sex discrimination guidelines from 1970. Compensation Compliance Affirmative Action Diversity HR Training OFCCP Audit Sex Discrimination

Equal Pay Sex Discrimination Lawsuit Costs SnoBear USA $20,000

Pollack Peacebuilding

The lawsuit charges that discrimination on the basis of sex blocked the equal pay opportunity of an equally qualified female employee. The EEOC charged that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and the Equal Pay Act (EPA) disallow discrimination on the basis of sex. Discrimination Victims.

5 Reasons Why HR Compliance is More Complicated Than Ever


Because compliance is changing so quickly on the state and federal level, HR departments are finding it more and more challenging to keep up with current regulations and changes to employment law. A vendor partner can be the HR practitioner’s best support to help navigate the fast-moving legal compliance landscape that includes background screening, reference checks, and employment verification. Non-Compliance in HR is Complicated and Expensive.

7 Modules Your Compliance Training Resources Must Include


Compliance training is usually a part of every employee’s initial training process. Compliance training resources and modules generally consist of a long list of code of conduct which includes topics such as anti-harassment, bribery, FCPA (Foreign Corrupt Practice Act), protection of company data, client interactions, usage of company property and data security, etc. Are your Compliance Training Resources Effective? How to Deliver Compliance Training?

Here’s How to Make 2018 the Year of HR

TLNT: The Business of HR

Compensation & Benefits Discrimination HR Insights Legal - Compliance & Policies Sexual Harassment Featured philanthropyHuman resource professionals had more than enough on their plates in 2017.

OFCCP Reaches Pay Discrimination Settlement with Another Federal Contractor

Berkshire Associates

In March 2017 the Office of Federal Contract Compliance (OFCCP) entered into a conciliation agreement with Land O’ Lakes to settle allegations of compensation discrimination against female Livestock Production Specialists that arose from a compliance evaluation initiated in May 2009. Compensation Compliance Affirmative Action

Preparing for an OFCCP Compensation Audit

Berkshire Associates

“Am I being compensated fairly?” These topics of conversation could spell trouble in an Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) audit for Human Resources departments. OFCCP audits today could probe individual compensation differences on a case by case basis by analyzing pay differences by job title for one contractor and salary grade or Affirmative Action Plan (AAP) job group for another. Compensation Compliance Affirmative Action OFCCP Audit

Compliance Starts with Awareness: Understanding the Requirements for 2016

Berkshire Associates

If you’re an HR and compliance professional you’re most likely in the process of managing your 2016 Affirmative Action Program. Are you aware of the latest compliance requirements? Compensation Compliance Affirmative Action HR Training Disability (IWD) Veterans OFCCP Audit White Papers Sex DiscriminationAre you preparing for what’s ahead for the remainder of the year?

LexisNexis Settles OFCCP Pay Discrimination Allegations

Berkshire Associates

According to a press release from Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), on January 12, 2017, LexisNexis Risk Solutions, while not admitting liability, agreed to pay over $1.2 Finally, the Company agreed to review their pay policies and to conduct a compensation analysis annually through the duration of the conciliation agreement. Compensation Compliance Affirmative Action

Don’t Make Employees Sleep on the Floor

Ultimate Software

We will pay minimum wage, we will pay overtime, and we will not discriminate or harass. We can’t have open hazards, dangerous chemicals, or live wires just strewn about without facing hefty legal fines and significantly increased workers’ compensation premiums. I’m 42 years young.

2020 HR Compliance Checklist: Know Your Requirements


Small business owners and HR leaders are working hard to manage the people center of their company while also staying on top of compliance requirements and calendar-based deadlines. Use the following compliance checklist to create your HR policies — or as a way to revamp existing ones.

How HR Automation Can Help With Benefits Compliance


Benefits compliance means adhering to the federal, state, and local laws your mandatory and voluntary benefits are subject to. These agencies may assess penalties on employers whose benefit plans are out of compliance. State workers’ compensation laws. Benefits Compliance

How to Avoid Discrimination when Promoting Employees


Promotions, which fall under the heading of terms and conditions of employment, are covered by federal and state employment and non-discrimination laws. Discrimination lawsuits related to promotions are most common when there is no standard promotion policy or it is inconsistent or not well documented. Compliance with EEOC laws and guidelines. The post How to Avoid Discrimination when Promoting Employees appeared first on Insperity

OFCCP’s Top Compliance Trends: What the Contractor Community Needs to Know

Berkshire Associates

It’s been quite the year of compliance trends and updates for Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), and there doesn’t seem to be any signs of things slowing down. With that in mind, there are several compliance trends that are critical for contractors to be aware of right now to proactively prepare for a potential OFCCP audit. Compensation Compliance Disability (IWD) Veterans Workplace Discrimination White Papers Sex Discrimination

Terminated Problem Employee Points to Discrimination, Retaliation as True Motives

HR Daily Advisor

Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit—which covers Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania—recently upheld an employer’s trial court victory, providing useful guidance for employers seeking to manage difficult employees in the midst of workers’ compensation claims. Alleged Discrimination and Retaliation. He reported the injury, filed a claim for workers’ compensation, and took a medical leave that lasted 7 weeks. The U.S.

Does Compensation Transparency Really Matter?


In specific, there seems to be a greater demand for compensation transparency than ever before. Let’s take a look at why it’s so important to be transparent with your pay: Compliance: Transparency discourages gender wage gaps and other forms of pay discrimination. To learn more about our Compensation Management Software, COMPview, click the button below! The post Does Compensation Transparency Really Matter?

Coronavirus Q&A

HR Counselor's Corner

An employer’s actions taken during the COVID-19 pandemic should be both consistent and uniform across the organization to avoid the risk of discrimination. Asking employees in high risk categories not to come to work could lead to discrimination claims.

Risky business: Pay discrimination case costs federal contractor $1.2M

HR Morning

million in back pay and interest and provide additional relief to resolve allegations of systemic pay discrimination against women at its facilities in Alpharetta, GA, and Boca Raton, FL, the Department of Labor announced. Two separate investigations by the DOL’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs found that for several years, LexisNexis paid 26 female employees in “operational leadership” jobs substantially less than males employed in the same jobs in Boca Raton.

How to Assemble an Ideal Compliance Team

CIC Plus

We’re sharing some tips with you on how to assemble the right compliance team as your company grows. Have you had compliance issues in the past? Are people complaining about discrimination or sexual harassment? As you can see, assembling the right compliance team depends on asking the right questions. . You want a compliance team that is well rounded and able to support the various external and internal compliance needs of your organization.

How to Assemble an Ideal Compliance Team

CIC Plus

We’re sharing some tips with you on how to assemble the right compliance team as your company grows. Have you had compliance issues in the past? Are people complaining about discrimination or sexual harassment? As you can see, assembling the right compliance team depends on asking the right questions. . You want a compliance team that is well rounded and able to support the various external and internal compliance needs of your organization.

5 labor law compliance challenges in changing times


Labor law compliance is a big deal for businesses of all sizes. Many states are also applying similar logic to questions about a candidate’s previous compensation, instituting a salary history ban on job applications. PAGA is just one example of how evolving employment laws can make compliance a challenge for business leaders in any state. However, small businesses are usually not exempt from regulations related to time and attendance, safety or discrimination.

EEOC: Workplace Compliance Measures in Fighting COVID-19


As stay-at-home orders are lifted and employees return to the workplace , employers are scrambling to find — not just personal protection equipment — but information on what other measures they can take to prevent transmission of the coronavirus without running afoul of compliance laws.

HR, Benefits, and Payroll Compliance Trends for 2021


To help you prepare, we’ve rounded up human resources, benefits, and payroll compliance trends to look out for in 2021. Examine: Discrimination risks, such as during hiring and performance management. Health and safety, including workers’ compensation.

7 Modules Your Compliance Training Resources Must Include


Compliance training is usually a part of every employee’s initial training process. Are your Compliance Training Resources Effective? Earlier, in-house training specialists used to undertake the task of delivering training or companies would hire a professional trainer to deliver compliance training. But now you would find a list of compliance training modules on the company’s intranet site, where the employee has to log in and read through the training resources.