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Ledbetter Act Applies to Equal Pay Act, Appeals Court Rules


By now, many are familiar with Lilly Ledbetter and her fight for equal pay. Court of Appeals ruled that the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, and its paycheck accrual rule, apply to the Equal Pay Act of 1963. .

Illinois Equal Pay Act To Require Employer Pay Data Reporting


The state government of Illinois recently enacted sweeping changes to its equal pay laws. On March 23, right before Equal Pay Day 2021 , Illinois Governor Jay Pritzker signed SB 1480 into law. . The Equal Pay Registration Certificate.


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A Guide to Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act


Several states and cities are passing laws to further bolster the federal Equal Pay Act. In this post, we look at Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act. Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act.

How Serious are OFCCP Equal Pay Penalties? Very.


The Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs (OFCCP) just won a significant equal pay victory against WMS Solutions, LLC, a staffing company focusing on asbestos abatement. Of the $960,905 that the company must pay, $179,907 must go to remedy pay discrimination.

Lessons from Canada’s Equal Pay Act


One predominant reason is an individual’s access to information: a lack of transparency in discussions of wages can create an environment in which people aren’t aware that they are being compensated unfairly. The post Lessons from Canada’s Equal Pay Act first appeared on Trusaic.

How Serious are EEOC Age Discrimination Charges? Very.


The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is a government agency charged with enforcing federal civil rights laws, such as the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA). The post How Serious are EEOC Age Discrimination Charges?

The Non Discrimination Policy: Importance and 5 Examples

Digital HR Tech

Diversity and inclusion is about more than just hiring people with a variety of skin tones. 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.

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


Senior Women’s Soccer Team (USWNT) has won again on the field, can the players forge a similar victory off the field to achieve equal pay? The parties will enter mediation in an effort to resolve the USWNT’s gender discrimination lawsuit against USSF. Now that the U.S.

EEOC to Employers: Be Proactive on Addressing Instances of Age Discrimination


A number of federal, state, and local laws make it illegal to discriminate against a job candidate or employee on the basis of age. For example, theAge Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) prohibits discrimination based on age for persons 40 or older.

Disney Fighting Class-Action Status for Pay Discrimination Lawsuit


A pay discrimination lawsuit against Walt Disney Company claiming the entertainment company has violated the California Equal Pay Act has expanded to include ABC Television, as well as Disney’s music label and film studio.

Pay Equity Audits Are Important to Address Equal Pay Issues


This issue of equal pay continues to gain traction in the media and in society. These policy changes take time to adjust within organizations. Because each organization handles changes in policy very differently, some are more successful at addressing these changes than others.

Ninth Circuit Rules in Favor of Oregon Professor Equal Pay Claim


Equal pay litigation is continuing to surface as more legislation comes forth requiring pay transparency from employers. All of which were professors in the Psychology Department at the University of Oregon, who received higher compensation than she did.

Disney Accused of Violating California Equal Pay Act


The lawsuit alleges that the entertainment giant has violated the state’s equal pay act by paying their male colleagues more for doing similar work. Put simply, Disney refuses to pay its women employees equal to men doing the same work.

New Jersey State Agency Encourages Pay Equity Audits


Allen Equal Pay Act (the “Allen Act”). The Allen Act represents a high watermark for state equal pay legislation. not in court or arbitration), the state is saying that it will not treat the decision to conduct an equal pay audit as an admission of an equal pay violation.

Despite COVID-19, Pay Equity Continues to be a Priority


The allegations included violations of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Equal Pay Act, and California’s Fair Pay Act. Further, Chen and the plaintiff class alleged that Western Digital used a system called “forced stacked rankings” to make incentive compensation decisions.

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace: Benefits and Challenges

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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?

5 Strategies Towards Creating Diversity and Inclusion In The Workplace

Thrive Global

McKinsey in one of their recent research found that companies with racial and ethnic diversity were 35% more profitable than their competitors. Diversity and Inclusion or (D&I) has become one of the crucial factors for businesses to thrive in the long run.

Building pay equity into your culture, policies and practices


It seems simple enough, but implementing fair pay is a complex process that requires: Good data Ongoing reviews A willingness to reexamine assumptions about who fills different kinds of roles A cultural commitment to compensating every employee appropriately. Benefits and compensation

Supreme Court Ruling Protects LGBTQ Employees

HR Counselor's Corner

Supreme Court ruled that discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. This ruling essentially provided clarity on if sexual orientation and gender identity were covered under sex discrimination. Policy Reviews.

Pay Equity Suit Against Rutgers: Employers Take Note


Earlier this summer, Trusaic discussed an equal pay case brought by a psychology professor against the University of Oregon. Now, a new report by the New York Times reveals another data point in what appears to be a pay discrimination reckoning for institutions of higher learning.

Pay Equity Audits are Key to Combating Racial Injustice in the Workplace


Cullors’ words, as well as an article in the Harvard Business Review, reinforce the point that organizations seeking to fight racial discrimination must do more than tweet words of support—they must act. To start, Kramer recommends adopting a zero-tolerance policy towards racism.

DEI Measurement, Analysis, & Implementation During COVID-19


7 minute read: COVID-19’s Assault on Equality. COVID-19’s assault on equality also poses a threat to the diversity of business organizations. The business case for diversity is overwhelming. Diverse teams make better decisions and drive innovation.

World Cup Champions U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Fights for Pay Equity


“Men are so often paid and compensated on the potential that they show, not necessarily what they’ve done… And women are so often paid on what they’ve actually done…” Megan Rapinoe, U.S. 3 minute read .

How to Build High-Performing Diverse Teams at Work

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A “more woke society” is calling for an end to discrimination in the workplace. Today, businesses are facing immense pressure to build diverse teams at work, with several high-profile organizations compelled to divulge their diversity and inclusion statistics.

Best Practices for Improving Diversity and Inclusion in Your Business


With recent equality movements gaining momentum in society, there is a powerful microscope on companies today. Many are trying to evaluate their own organization’s diversity, but diversity has many layers. In other words, inclusion is the real goal, not just diversity.

Gaming company’s ‘bro culture’ sparks gender discrimination lawsuit

HR Morning

Two women are suing “League of Legends” video game developer Riot Games for discrimination, harassment, and violation of the California Equal Pay Act. Riot Games, one current and one former employee of the company seek class action status for the suit, alleging that Riot denies women equal pay and limits their career advancement due specifically to their gender. The ex-employee claims she was not compensated for taking on extra work after her supervisor left the company.

The Role of Audits and Analyses on the Future of Pay Equity


As the world continues to progress and policies change, companies are forced to recognize and address trends. Disparities with regard to equal pay reflect a current topic that is gaining a great deal of traction in the media as well as in politics.

International Women’s Day: Addressing Gender Pay Equity

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Yet, despite political attention and federal regulations—the Equal Pay Act was established in 1963 !—there Next week, we’ll suggest actionable strategies leaders and organizations can employ, from policies to technology and legal assistance.

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


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. In the US, companies need to comply with the regulations of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), a regulatory body that enforces a group of federal EEO laws. The Equal Pay Act of 1963 (EPA).

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


What is Equal Pay Day? Organised by the Fawcett Society , the UK’s leading membership charity campaigning for gender equality, the day is about raising awareness and encouraging everyone to participate in the fight against gender inequality. It is about facilitating professional development, and it is about further government action beyond the Equality Act 2010. The applications of a compensation management tool are broad and particularly beneficial to global organisations.

How to apply diverse hiring practices to your business

Business Management Daily

Examining diverse hiring practices encompasses everything from advertising open positions to hiring the selected candidate. In the wake of the #MeToo and Black Lives Matter movements, many companies have launched diversity initiatives. Perpetuating discrimination in the hiring process.

Diversity and inclusion in the workplace: Are employers doing enough?


“We’ve already got a policy—we’ve done our bit! “If If you are having trouble understanding the importance of diversity and inclusion (D&I) in the workplace, you aren’t alone. Others understand the subject but haven’t yet implemented or updated relevant policies. Spurred by a growing social consciousness, businesses are slowing making a more concerted effort to improve diversity and inclusion in the workplace. What is diversity and inclusion?

Company Will Pay $19.5 Million to Settle Gender Pay Discrimination Claim


million to settle a pay discrimination claim. A proposed class of over 3,000 female employees alleged that Qualcomm denied them equal pay and equal opportunities for promotion. The complaint also alleged that the company maintained an unwritten policy of rewarding employees who work late over those who arrive early and leave as regularly scheduled, impacting women with children. Under the new California Fair Pay Act, the term “equal work” has been removed.

The Role of Audits and Analyses on the Future of Pay Equity


As the world continues to progress and policies change, companies are forced to recognize and address trends. The disparity in regards to equal pay is a current topic that is gaining a lot of traction in the media as well as legislation. These policy changes take time to put in place.

Building Diversity and Inclusion In Your Workplace


McKinsey in one of their recent research found that companies with racial and ethnic diversity were 35% more profitable than their competitors. Diversity and Inclusion or (D&I) has become one of the crucial factors for businesses to thrive in the long run.