Companies Rethinking NDAs with Discrimination Settlements

Trusaic

Similar tactics are often used in racial discrimination settlements. ” Ozoma added that she experienced racism, discrimination and abuse at Pinterest. However, there’s increasing pressure on employers to disclose systemic discrimination issues within their organizations. .

California DFEH Sues Activision Blizzard for Systemic Discrimination

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Following a two-year investigation, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) sued the entertainment gaming giant, Activision Blizzard for systematic discrimination on July 21, 2021.

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How Serious are EEOC Age Discrimination Charges? Very.

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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?

Law Firm Subject of Gender Pay Discrimination Lawsuit

Trusaic

Six lawyers from Jones Day have filed a class-action lawsuit alleging an array of gender discrimination claims against the law firm, including pay discrimination, sexual harassment, and stifled advancement. Even law firms and attorneys are not immune to equal pay issues.

OFCCP Confirms It Will Leverage EEO-1 Component 2 Pay Data

Trusaic

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) recently announced that effective immediately, it would be using EEO-1 Component 2 pay data for enforcement. The OFCCP’s complete flip to use the data is yet another example of a unified front for achieving pay equity.

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Retaliation, Disability Top Workplace Discrimination Charges

HRWatchdog

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) received 67,448 workplace discrimination charges — and, once again, retaliation was the most frequently cited claim, accounting for 55.8 The workplace discrimination charges broke down as follows: Retaliation: 37,632 (55.8

DFEH No Longer Accepting Pay Data Reporting Extensions

Trusaic

California SB 973 requires employers to submit pay data information on their workforce by March 31, annually. To file your workforce pay data information for the 2020 tax year, head to the California Pay Data Reporting Portal.

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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.

California Pay Data Reporting Most Commonly Asked Questions

Trusaic

SB 973 authorizes California’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) to enforce the annual reporting of pay and hours worked data for employers with California employees. Professional Employer Organizations and CA Pay Data Reporting. Who Has to Submit a Pay Data Report?

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Legal Issues in AI: Bias and Discrimination

HR Examiner

Bias and discrimination are often used interchangeably. For example, if I want to understand wages and tenure for mid-level women HR professionals, I would exclude men and temps, then figure out how many years’ experience or job level I wanted to see and eliminate the data on everyone outside that range. But this example is a research question, not discrimination. Discrimination is illegal bias that manifests in employment decisions.

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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Illinois Equal Pay Act To Require Employer Pay Data Reporting

Trusaic

There are three critical parts to SB 1480: 1) the “Equal Pay Registration Certificate”; 2) public-facing employee demographic data reports, and 3) a prohibition on the use of conviction records as the basis of employment decisions. Public-Facing Employee Demographic Data Reporting.

AI: Discriminatory Data In, Discrimination Out

SHRM Resources

Artificial intelligence (AI), increasingly used in recruiting, might inadvertently discriminate against women and minorities if the data fed into it is flawed.

Professional Employer Organizations and CA Pay Data Reporting

Trusaic

The deadline for submitting California pay data reports under SB 973 is rapidly approaching. To support covered employers in this new compliance obligation, the DFEH has been consistently updating its Pay Data Reporting Frequently Asked Questions site. 3 minute read.

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How to Leverage Your Workforce Data to Meet DEI Goals

Trusaic

Data is key to uncovering and resolving workplace issues around diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), and a Harvard Business Review article dives into how organizations can leverage their data to increase equality in the workplace. Use DEI Data to Create New Norms.

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How Pay Equity Audits Can Help Companies Avoid Racial Discrimination

Trusaic

civil rights laws, discrimination is often talked about in terms of two key categories: disparate treatment and disparate impact. Disparate treatment here is intentional discrimination based on someone’s race. Employers are liable for both forms of discrimination.

New York, New Jersey Pass Laws to Address Pay Discrimination

Trusaic

Allen Equal Pay Act is widely considered to be the most aggressive pay equity law in the United States, based on its expansion of protected classes, mandated pay data reporting for companies doing business with the state, and steep penalties for non-compliance.

Over a third of UK adults have suffered discrimination at work

cipHR

New research by CIPHR suggests that over a third of UK adults have suffered workplace discrimination . Over a third of British adults (36%) report having experienced some form of discrimination in the workplace or when job hunting, study finds. Discrimination rife in workplaces.

Want real HR change? Look to data and analytics

HRExecutive

Advertisement Seventy-five percent of companies are using technology solutions for managing employee relations—an 11% increase from 2019—allowing them to create employee data repositories and gain better analytics capabilities. It’s crucial to drive strategy with data.

Workplace Discrimination in 2021 – UK Statistics and Figures

cipHR

Workplace discrimination statistics in 2021. Discrimination in the workplace has a significant impact on the lives of many, causing some to quit their jobs, feel isolated or even be turned away from a role. Discrimination in the workplace – summary.

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. . 4 minute read.

The Equal Pay Act: Working to Eliminate Gender Discrimination

Accurate Background

Kennedy signed into law the Equal Pay Act (EPA), an amendment to the Fair Labor Standards Act which “prohibits the arbitrary discrimination against women in the payment of wages.” The post The Equal Pay Act: Working to Eliminate Gender Discrimination appeared first on Accurate.

Component 2 Pay Data Reporting On Hold, For Now

Trusaic

Leading up to the EEO-1 filing deadline of March 31, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) said that it will not continue to require employers to submit pay data known as Component 2 when submitting the annual EEO-1 report, for now.

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EEOC Created New Data Visualizations to Illustrate Discrimination Data

The OutSolve Blog

Visuals illustrate data for all charges, retaliation and sexual harassment charges

Consumer Data Protection Laws: What You Need to Know

Ultimate Software

But with high-profile data breaches and concerns over how companies are safeguarding data, there has been a worldwide call to codify new consumer data protection laws and strengthen existing ones. The Global Response to Consumer Data Protection. The European Union first answered this call with the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). If a lawful basis cannot be identified, the company cannot collect or process that data.

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How Serious are OFCCP Equal Pay Penalties? Very.

Trusaic

A News Release dated June 22, 2020, described the order, which requires WMS Solutions, LLC to pay $960,905 in back wages, damages, and interest based on discrimination and harassment claims. Of the $960,905 that the company must pay, $179,907 must go to remedy pay discrimination.

EEOC Issues FY 2020 Enforcement Data, Component 2 Looms

Trusaic

With FY 2021 approaching quickly, we thought it would be best to reflect on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) discrimination allegations data for FY 2020 to gauge where the agency will be focusing its efforts.

Using Empirical Data to Prove The Value of Internal Communications

PoliteMail

Start by measuring what matters, advocating for the work your team does, and effectively presenting data to executive leaders. Fortunately, the more you dig into the research, you discover that data validates the impact of IC within the workplace. .

It’s Time to Transform Calibration: Data In, Conscious & Unconscious Bias Out

Betterworks

It’s time to do calibration right: based on multiple sources of rich data augmented with ethical AI. For employees, data-based calibration will give everyone what they deserve: full access to find meaning in their work and receive the feedback, training, coaching, and opportunity to succeed.

It’s Time to Transform Calibration: Data In, Conscious & Unconscious Bias Out

Betterworks

It’s time to do calibration right: based on multiple sources of rich data augmented with ethical AI. For employees, data-based calibration will give everyone what they deserve: full access to find meaning in their work and receive the feedback, training, coaching, and opportunity to succeed.

The Amazon Example: Can AI Discriminate?

HR Daily Advisor

Instinctively, it would seem that using a machine, data, or artificial intelligence (AI) to review job applicants would create a process that is fairer by default. All too often, we risk re-creating past discrimination, even when we try not to. How AI May Discriminate in Recruiting: The Amazon Example. People, with all of our flaws and subconscious biases, tell the machines which data to use. The post The Amazon Example: Can AI Discriminate?

3 Tips on Avoiding Unintentional Discrimination

Pinsight

Unintentional discrimination—commonly known as disparate or adverse impact—affects many employment practices involving candidate selection. So, how do you avoid unintentionally discriminating against others?

COVID-19: Asian American Discrimination and Mental Health Resources

Thrive Global

As this trend continues, there will surely be a mental health fallout to consider given the negative impact of discrimination on wellbeing. Below is a four-step guide to navigating discrimination and hate and accessing community and mental health support during COVID-19.

How Your Organization’s EEO-1 Pay Data Could Fall into the Hands of Third Parties

Trusaic

EEO-1 reports for 2019 are now required to include hours-worked and pay data information on their employees for calendar years 2017 and 2018. A charge is a signed statement asserting that the organization engaged in employment discrimination and requesting the EEOC take remedial action.

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The Emerging HR Data Department

HR Examiner

What we’re talking about here is the emergence of a new set of analytics-driven data-based elements of the HR department. Read more in, The Emerging HR Data Department. The HR Data Department. Over the next two to five years HR’s most important asset will be its data.

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