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EEO: Everything you need to know to be an equal opportunity employer

Workable

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) refers to fair, unbiased treatment in the workplace. Employers are prohibited from discriminating against existing or potential employees based on protected characteristics, including: Race / color. The Equal Pay Act of 1963 (EPA).

Today is Equal Pay Day: Can HR Technology Help Close the Gender Pay Gap?

SumTotal

What is Equal Pay Day? In the UK, it is the day when based on data about average pay, women overall stop being paid compared to men. Gender pay gap reporting is based on hourly wage, and therefore, numbers of hours worked does not impact the data.

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Use 'The Interruption Strategy' to Tackle the Diversity Gap

Cornerstone On Demand

population will soon be more diverse than ever: Census data suggests there will be no ethnic majority in the next 10 to 30 years. Williams writes, “When an organization lacks diversity, it's not the employees who need fixing. " There are many emerging strategies to increase diversity and eliminate bias in organizations — including several focused on using big data to tackle the problem. Do they have equal pay to their majority counterparts?

The New Meaning of the Equal Pay Act’s Promise of Pay Equity

HR Daily Advisor

Never before has the Equal Pay Act (EPA) gotten so much attention. Each of the three defenses can be established through easily obtainable objective data on length of service or performance. That language would apply with equal logic to pay associated with promotions and job transfers.

#HotInHR: Where Was the Pilot On That United Airlines Flight? Ranking Tech Companies on Diversity, CEOs Get Big Pay Raise

HRmarketer

Labor Department goes after big tech for discrimination – CNN. In the final months of the Obama administration, the Department of Labor filed lawsuits against Google, Oracle and Palantir for hiring discrimination and pay disparities. Related2: Google Defends Accusations of Gender Pay Gap by Outlining Its Compensation Method. Ranking Tech Companies on Diversity,… Click To Tweet. This Entrepreneur Is Ranking Tech Companies on Diversity – Fortune.

Alleged Pay Discrimination at Google Makes Marc Benioff and Salesforce Look Amazing.

The HR Capitalist

At the time, I thought the move was brilliant, as it changed the conversation about workforce diversity to one of workforce equality - an equal goal that once achieved, was bound to change the narrative related to how much slack the world was going to give Salesforce for having some work to do on the diversity front. Not only did they change the narrative related to diversity (important, but so it equality, people!),

DOL Sues Oracle for Pay Discrimination; Company Says Claims are ‘Political’

HR Daily Advisor

Department of Labor (DOL) has alleged in a lawsuit that tech company Oracle discriminates against employees and applicants on the basis of race and sex. Federal contractors are required to comply with all applicable anti-discrimination laws,” said Thomas M. The U.S.

Why should employers care about the gender pay gap?

Workable

But, the way the gender pay gap is framed by activists hurts the equal pay cause. These include flashy announcements on Equal Pay Day , and disingenuous reports of pay equity. They represent old data. Nurul, one of the data analysts, looked around at the cards.

Women in Leadership: #BalanceforBetter

Ultimate Software

We are passionate about achieving gender equality in the workplace and hope to inspire others to do the same. S: Mandating diversity of any kind is always risky. At this point, it isn’t about compensation. Do not be blind to the potential for ageism or age discrimination.

NPRM on Sex Discrimination—What Will Be Required?

HR Daily Advisor

Yesterday’s Advisor briefed readers on new guidelines (to be called regulations) on sex discrimination proposed by the U.S. Benefits and Costs of the NPRM on Sex Discrimination. Technological advances and big data. Diversity.

Surprise: Big Perks Don’t Always Equal Happier Female Employees

SAP Innovation

In September, a female employee sued Microsoft for gender discrimination. When we look at all these revolutionary changes, we may conclude that companies are simply acting in their own best interest, now that the business case for diversity has been made. In the quest for greater equality for women in the workplace, the ‘hows’ and ‘whys’ of policy implementation are often more important than the policy itself,” she explains.

Bass Pro to Pay $10.5M for Discriminatory Hiring Practices and Retaliation

HR Daily Advisor

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) that alleged Bass Pro discriminated on the basis of race in its hiring and recruiting practices at its retail stores and then unlawfully retaliated against employees who opposed those practices.

How to Turn Pay Secrecy Obstacles Into Pay Transparency Opportunities

ExactHire HR Trends

The inability for employees to freely discuss pay information with one another has arguably prevented some individuals from taking advantage of federal protections available under the Equal Pay Act of 1963 and the Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009 in the past.

New Required Reporting Proposed to Close Gender Pay Gap

Compensation Today

Mykkah Herner, MA, CCP, Modern Compensation Evangelist, PayScale On Friday, President Obama announced a proposal submitted by the EEOC that would require employers with 100+ employees to report, not just employee demographic data, but also pay data.

Why should employers care about the the gender pay gap?

Workable

But, the way the gender pay gap is framed by activists hurts the equal pay cause. These include flashy announcements on Equal Pay Day , and disingenuous reports of pay equity. They represent old data. Nurul, one of the data analysts, looked around at the cards.

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. In an era when gender inequality in the workplace is in the limelight, the gender pay gap is an equally relevant topic.

3 Ways Workforce Intelligence Enables Better Workforce Risk Management

Visier

Whether HR is dealing with health and safety incidents, compliance issues, compensation and payroll errors, or wrongful hiring and termination practices, these are all risks that HR can mitigate with the right data-driven approach.

Pay Fairly All Year Long

Compensation Today

I was preparing a slide deck to use in an upcoming training about modern compensation, searching for an image for CEO. The most recent US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data shows that Americans 25 and older with a four-year college degree, have an unemployment rate of 2.8%.

Six Myths about Disabled Workers that Prevent Business Growth

AbelHR

Disabled people are likely to earn less than able-bodied employees, according to data from the United States Census. Those with physical disabilities have compensated and adapted elsewhere.

PayScale Gender Report Reveals Female Software Engineers Get Paid 12% Less

Compensation Today

A LinkedIn survey supports this data, revealing that less than one-tenth to a quarter of all software engineers are women. Source: Silicon Angle ) While Silicon Valley is stepping it up with women friendly perks, they seem to be missing one key element: equal salary.

What is Talent Management in HR?

Workable

HR, which organizes trainings, compiles data around turnover rates, and analyzes skill gaps. Foster a productive and equal workplace. Look beyond typical compensation plans and performance bonuses. Calculate your turnover rates and gather quantitative data, as well.

Gender pay parity laws are still falling short, here’s why

Fast Company The Future of Work

The Massachusetts Equal Pay Act , for example, went into effect this July and bars employers from paying workers “a salary or wage less than what they pay employees of a different gender for comparable work.” But all pay gaps are not created equal. Gender-based pay parity efforts can only do so much, then, if women—and men—from different backgrounds aren’t starting on equal footing.

Celebrating International Women’s Day at The Predictive Index

PI Worldwide

It took the SVP with kids longer to grow in her career trajectory because she had to overcome gender discrimination. There is still disparity even if we neutralize the data for this time away from careers. Jackie: PI is very focused on diversity and inclusion. To make sure that we are being part of the solution, we perform periodic gender equity audits to ensure that we are creating the same opportunities and compensation for women and men in the company.

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Hire More Female Software Engineers and Close the Gender Wage Gap

Compensation Today

A LinkedIn survey supports this data, revealing that less than one-tenth to a quarter of all software engineers are women. Source: Silicon Angle ) While Silicon Valley is stepping it up with women friendly perks, they seem to be missing one key element: equal salary.