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Kamala Harris’s Plan to Compel Equal Pay Compliance

Trusaic

Yet there is one part of her record that is often overlooked but nonetheless critical to the U.S. keeping pace with the international community, and that is Senator Harris’s fight for pay equity. Trusaic recently took readers of the PayParity Post on a world tour of pay equity laws.

Doing Business in Maryland Requires Equal Pay for Equal Work

Trusaic

2020 was a significant year for the great state of Maryland in its efforts to tackle pay inequities within its borders. In January 2020, the Maryland state legislature voted to override Governor Larry Hogan’s veto of “ban the box” legislation. 3 minute read .

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Diversity, Equality & Inclusion

Affinity HR Group

Federal and in some instances state and local law protects several groups of people in the workplace based on their sexual or gender identity. Ensure all policies and procedures are applied equally to both sexes without regard to sexual orientation, gender identity, or transgender status.

New Colorado Equal Pay Rules Proposed

Trusaic

Earlier this year, Trusaic highlighted Colorado’s aggressive new equal pay law set to take effect on January 1, 2021, the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act (“EPEWA”). hourly pay or salary range) and benefits data for the relevant position. 3 minute read .

How Serious are OFCCP Equal Pay Penalties? Very.

Trusaic

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. In its recent decision, a judge within the U.S.

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

Trusaic

Several states and cities are passing laws to further bolster the federal Equal Pay Act. Trusaic is featuring some of these laws to provide insight into trends in pay equity compliance requirements as more of these laws are considered by states, counties, and municipalities.

Lessons Learned from Oracle’s Equal Pay Saga

Trusaic

Oracle’s equal pay saga illustrates how a proactive pay equity strategy is better than adopting a reactive approach—to the tune of millions of dollars, as well as bad publicity. What’s more is that the OFCCP also claimed that Oracle destroyed data.

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Puerto Rico Leaps Ahead in Equal Pay Efforts

Trusaic

Puerto’s Rico’s equal pay efforts received a significant boost earlier this month, thanks to regulations set to take effect March 14, 2020. Puerto Rico’s Equal Pay Act, first enacted on March 8, 2017 will now see new regulations to ensure employers are working to achieve gender equality.

Lessons from Canada’s Equal Pay Act

Trusaic

In a landmark effort to close the Candian gender wage gap, and to ensure that pay equity is both achieved and maintained, the Canadian parliament passed the Pay Equity Act in December of 2018. The gender wage gap is costly, both to company culture and the bottom line.

How Serious are EEOC Age Discrimination Charges? Very.

Trusaic

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 EEOC noted that the applicant was a former NFL cheerleader).

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

Trusaic

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.

Why Diversity Hiring Is Important

ExactHire

The world has its eyes on systemic racism. And now, more than ever, everyone seems committed to dismantling discrimination. But with the heightened attention comes the awareness of the complexity surrounding inequality. Nothing could be further from the truth.

Swiss Require Equal Pay Audits with Third Party Verification

Trusaic

The first pay equity audit must be completed by June 1, 2021. How must the analysis be conducted? education, years of service) and job-related factors, such as relevant skills or training. Generally, such auditors undergo training set by the Swiss government.

Has 50 Years of Equal Pay Legislation Done Enough to Level the Playing Field? Not Even Close.

Trusaic

Bound by a red ribbon, it is tucked away in the United Kingdom’s Parliamentary Archives. The paper on which it is printed is yellowing slightly. The first page reads simply: “AN ACT TO Prevent discrimination, as regards terms and conditions of employment, between men and women.”

2021 Could Be the Year The Equality Act Becomes Law

Trusaic

Earlier this year, the House of Representatives voted to pass the Equality Act. The bill will now make its way to the Senate and if approved, would amend Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to include protections for members of the LGBTQ community.

How Pay Equity Audits Can Help Companies Avoid Racial Discrimination

Trusaic

As the historian Howard Zinn said, “you can’t be neutral on a moving train.” civil rights laws, discrimination is often talked about in terms of two key categories: disparate treatment and disparate impact. Employers are liable for both forms of discrimination.

OFCCP Seeks Comments on Proposed Compliance Evaluation Procedure Rule

Trusaic

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) is seeking feedback on a proposed rule that will make clear the agency’s procedures during compliance evaluations. Another component of the rule includes expedited resolution for contractors.

2021 Pay Data Reporting & Enforcement of the CA Equal Pay Act

Trusaic

With new pay data reporting legislation underway––and the first annual reporting deadline in March 2021 fast approaching––it’s important to take a look at what SB 973 (California’s Pay Data Reporting) means for employers, not only in terms of reporting but enforcement. . of the Labor Code.”

The Right And Wrong Measures Of Diversity and Inclusion

Trusaic

There’s an overall awareness in the working world, now, where discrimination and wage disparity are merely two of the issues coming to light that have affected organizations and their employees for decades. So, what are the best ways to get started?

OFCCP Issues New Compliance Assistance Guides

Trusaic

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has issued new compliance assistance guides for contractors. The OFCCP created the Postings and Notices Resource Guide in an effort to help contractors comply with their legal obligations.

OFCCP Launches Learning Institute for Contractors

Trusaic

The Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has launched the first ever online Contractor Compliance Institute (CCI). Employers should anticipate more training courses soon.

Colorado POWR Act Proposes Broad Anti-Discrimination Changes

Trusaic

Colorado legislators have again signaled that 2021 is a banner year for policy approaches to issues such as diversity, pay equity, and inclusion (DEI). Employers within the state now face a deluge of new obligations which, if mishandled, could result in steep penalties.

New Jersey State Agency Encourages Pay Equity Audits

Trusaic

Last month, the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights released its guidance on enforcement of the Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act (the “Allen Act”). The Allen Act represents a high watermark for state equal pay legislation. The guidance can be found here.

New OFCCP Director’s Top Priority: Closing Gender/Race Pay Gaps

Trusaic

To accurately gauge where a federal agency is heading in the wake of a new presidential administration, a good place to start is with the resumes of newly appointed agency heads. In the case of the Office of Contract Compliance Programs’ (OFCCP) newest Director, Jenny R.

California Bill AB 5 Could Impact Equal Pay Efforts

Trusaic

The pay equity landscape in California will get more complicated for employers on account of Assembly Bill 5 (“AB 5”). AB 5 embeds the California Supreme Court ruling in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. To learn more about achieving pay equity, click here.

New York, New Jersey Pass Laws to Address Pay Discrimination

Trusaic

The states of New York and New Jersey continue to be aggressive in pushing new equal pay laws. In another amendment to the state labor law, the state expanded equal pay protections beyond gender. This includes out-of-state contractors doing work in the state.

Workplace diversity: Is HR doing enough?

HRExecutive

While 2020 shed light on many of the challenges facing HR leaders, nothing was more clear in the last day of the Spring HR Technology Conference & Exposition than the fact that one of HR’s biggest obstacles will be tackling inequity. Torin Ellis.

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

Trusaic

Undeniably, it is a very sensitive time for employers across the U.S. dealing with the economic implications of COVID-19. The allegations included violations of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Equal Pay Act, and California’s Fair Pay Act.

Diversity, innovation to round out last day of Spring HR Tech

HRExecutive

While it may be the last day of the virtual Spring HR Technology Conference & Exposition, it’s going to be just as packed with insights and strategies into how HR leaders are approaching their digital transformations.

New EEOC Chair Proclaims Pay Equity ‘Front and Center’

Trusaic

Everywhere you turn, organizations, individual states, countries all over the world, and federal governments are proclaiming focus to achieve pay equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace. Take for example how the Biden administration is responding to pay equity.

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. Compliance.

Three Essential Pay Equity Practices, According to Iceland

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In the U.S., based companies must look overseas to gauge how foreign markets and governments are responding to the growing international movement for gender equality in the workplace. Iceland’s first equal pay initiative involves the idea of “burden-shifting.”

More Governments are Encouraging Pay Equity Through Transparency

Trusaic

Effective April 2017, the United Kingdom set a global example on the issue of pay equity by requiring organizations to publish 12-month snapshots online accounting for their gender pay gaps. The pay data reports are publicly accessible online.

EEOC Releases 2019 Enforcement Data

Trusaic

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has released their filing data for the 2019 fiscal year. A total of over 72,000 charges of workplace discrimination were filed with the agency with over 53% made up of retaliation cases.

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Dell Continues to Face Challenges with Pay Equity

Trusaic

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) continues to be steadfast in its efforts to enforce pay equity, as a recent case with Dell demonstrates. The case involves the computer tech giant and two IT analysts who were hired at the same time. 3 minute read

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