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.

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Workplace Discrimination: Comparing American and European Workplaces


More than 4 in 10 American workers report feeling discrimination in the workplace. . According to our data, 43 percent of American workers say they have faced discrimination at work. . Workplace discrimination can take many forms.

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How to Foster Employee Engagement in the Competitive IT Industry

Get Hppy

Few sectors are as starved for human resources as the IT industry. Worker engagement is a challenge across all industries, but in IT even the best managers can have trouble keeping their colleagues loyal and motivated. Well, for one it can aid a data-driven decision-making process.

How the Gender Pay Gap Affects Women-Dominated Industries

Get Hppy

Half a century on, women still earn on average 17% less than men, according to data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). That’s slow progress in unravelling centuries of deep-seated prejudice and organisational discrimination.

Sex discrimination lawsuits cost four employers a bundle

HR Morning

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has made it clear that its chief enforcement target is “systematic” discrimination on the part of employers. According to EEOC’s lawsuit, PMT engaged in a pattern or practice of systemic hiring discrimination when, between Jan.

Four Common Tech Ageism Myths Debunked With Data


It’s been called the tech industry’s “ silent career killer.” Age, and how it impacts the way a worker is treated, is not a veiled issue within the tech industry. Recommended Read: Visier Insights™ Report:The Truth About Ageism in the Tech Industry.

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Four Common Tech Ageism Myths Debunked With Data


It’s been called the tech industry’s “ silent career killer.” Age, and how it impacts the way a worker is treated, is not a veiled issue within the tech industry. Recommended Read: Visier Insights™ Report:The Truth About Ageism in the Tech Industry.

Attention Employers: Reinstatement of Revised EEO-1 Pay Data (EEO-2)


In March 2019, a federal judge reinstated the requirement for employers to provide pay data in their EEO report. Pay data for your EEO report is due by September 30, 2019 (for 2017 and 2018). The deadline for EEO-1 2018 data is still May 31, 2019. Component 1 requires hiring data categorized by the following: Race/ethnicity. EEO Component 2 (EEO-2) is pay data : hours worked and wage paid. I Thought EEO-2 (Pay Data) Was Put On Hold.

A federal court just killed collection of EEO-1 employee pay data dead. Happy Tuesday.

The Employer Handbook

And starting in 2017, employers had to include employee pay data (also known as EEO-1 Component 2 data) with the EEO-1. The idea was that collecting this information in the aggregate could identify which industries may have pay disparities based on gender.

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Data-driven recruiting 101: How to improve your hiring process


Traditional recruiting used to rely on luck and intuition more than data, which was time-consuming to amass and analyze. But now, with a wealth of software and analytics tools available on the market, anyone can create a data-driven recruiting process. What is data-driven recruiting?

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AI is not a Quick-Fix Solution for Discrimination


However, the emergence of AI has sparked a fascinating and important debate: Do machines making decisions that were once made by humans reduce or even eliminate discrimination—or can they actually increase bias?

Book Review – Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Understanding the Workplace (5th ed.) by Paul E. Levy

Workplace Psychology

Luckily, the program manager for psychology at Macmillan Learning (publisher of Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Understanding the Workplace [5th ed.]) Book Review of the hard copy of Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Understanding the Workplace (5th ed.):

Confessions of a Reluctant Feminist: My Role In Perpetuating Workplace Discrimination

Inpower Coaching

We need to figure out how to fight the kind of workplace discrimination that creates cultural uniformity in our businesses for two reasons. We have to learn to see discrimination and speak about it in very specific ways to keep from perpetuating it.

Four Common Tech Ageism Myths Debunked With Data


It’s been called the tech industry’s “ silent career killer.” Age, and how it impacts the way a worker is treated, is not a veiled issue within the tech industry. Recommended Read: Visier Insights™ Report:The Truth About Ageism in the Tech Industry.

Using HR Analytics and Big Data in the Workplace


The concept of using Big Data and HR Analytics in the workplace has become a debatable issue when it was revealed how certain employers are using the help of outside data firms to forecast the health risks of its employees. People expressed their concerns as they felt that their personal and sensitive health information is in jeopardy because if their employers have access to this personal data it can be used in ways which may not be in their favour.

Gender pay discrimination: The $14.3 million cost of a shattered shame ceiling

Compensation Today

And even Ellen Pao, who lost her gender discrimination case, still cost Kleiner Perkins a cool $1 million. (It The only historical safeguard standing between employers having to part with millions of dollars in pay discrimination settlements has been women’s silence.

EEOC Would Collect Pay Data from W-2s Under New Proposal


In a significant departure from existing requirements, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently announced that it is seeking to require large employers to report pay data to the agency, including aggregate information from employee W-2s.

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

The HR Capitalist

In their efforts to bring wage equality to Silicon Valley, government officials have accused one of the tech industry's anchor firms of large-scale gender discrimination. Department of Labor (DOL), available data suggests that women who work at Google suffer from "systemic compensation disparities" compared to their male peers.

Four ways to prevent systemic discrimination in your workplace, before an EEOC charge.

The Employer Handbook

Over lunch, we discussed lots of EEOC-related stuff, including LGBT rights — PS, we’ll talk more about that in December, and you’re invited — and systemic discrimination. What is systemic discrimination? How can you avoid systemic discrimination claims?

Research Analyzes Relationship Between Stress and Company Type Within Software Industry

Pollack Peacebuilding

Methods: Data was collected from 349 software professionals in state, national, and multinational companies in Chennai, India. The data was then analyzed to address the differences of stress level and individual stressors per company type.

Pay Attention to Age Diversity, Especially in the Tech Industry


Yes, even in the tech industry. While most states and the federal government have laws that prohibit workforce discrimination—including age—the laws that require companies to report diversity breakdowns by demographics like race and gender, do not require the reporting of workers’ ages.

?OFCCP Proposes to Collect Detailed Applicant- and Employee-Level Transaction and Compensation Data in 503 and VEVRAA Focused Reviews

Biddle Consulting

Yesterday OFCCP Director Craig Leen and ODEP Deputy Assistant Secretary Jennifer Sheehy participated in a National Industry Liaison Group (NILG) webinar entitled, “OFCCP and ODEP: Section 503 Compliance & Focused Reviews.” Director Leen stated during the webinar that OFCCP intends to “look at” contractors’ hiring, promotion, termination, and compensation data for evidence of potential discrimination against individuals with disabilities.

How to Avoid Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace


Avoiding pregnancy discrimination in the workplace is a top priority for employers. And it’s also a hot-topic these days, especially with the new EEOC guidelines surrounding the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978. All you can do is provide her with helpful information, such as the safety data sheets, and let her decide if she wants to continue working in the position or move to another position temporarily. This could lead to a discrimination claim.

What Our Data Says About the Gender Wage Gap

Criteria Corp

One common explanation for the wage gap is that it is, at least in part, affected by the types of jobs and industries that men and women choose for their careers. So we decided to dig into our own data to find out what jobs men and women were actually applying to the most.

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Justify a Job Offer’s Salary with Data

Visier - Talent Acquisition

Candidates are approaching job offer negotiations with unprecedented levels of insight and confidence: The US unemployment rate has reached a historic low, and individuals now have instant access to compensation data via websites like Glassdoor and

Governor Newsom Signs New 2020 Employment Laws


The test determines when a worker is an independent contractor, although numerous industry exemptions were included in AB 5. AB 25 exempts employee data from the CCPA; however, the exemption is only good for one year.

How AI Can Stop Unconscious Bias In Recruiting


million to settle a racial discrimination lawsuit with the Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP). As just one high profile hiring discrimination case among many, this latest lawsuit drives home why compliance matters.

Making Social Media Work for You—Not Against You—in Recruiting for Diversity

HR Daily Advisor

In December 2017, the Communications Workers of America and three individuals filed a class-action lawsuit in federal court in California against companies they claim are unlawfully discriminating against people because of age.

Google’s #MeToo Moment: HR Impact Will Be Felt Far Beyond Silicon Valley

HR Morning

They were the first of thousands of “Googlers” and Google contract workers that walked off the job to protest a company culture that has allowed a “history of harassment, discrimination, and protecting abusers.”.

The Risks, Challenges, And Rewards Of Ensuring Medical Data Privacy

SAP Innovation

In the third of a three-part series on how technology is transforming healthcare, Greg McStravick, GM and Global Head, SAP Platform GTM, takes a look at the very real issue of medical data privacy and the risks of stockpiling high-value and highly personal data. While personalized medicine holds great promise, the hazards associated with extensive medical data stores are real. Part 2: Personalized Medicine and Big Data: Opportunities And Pitfalls Of IT Innovation.

A final word (for now) on the EEO-1 reports that you just love to hate

The Employer Handbook

And that EEO-1 must include both the Component 1 data (i.e., the demographic employee data that filers have had to include since like forever) and the dreaded Component 2 data (i.e., lots of W-2 wage data and hours) for calendar years 2017 and 2018.

Important 2018 EU Labor Law Changes – Part 1

Global Upside

Industry experts Ragu Bhargava – Co-Founder and CEO of Global Upside – and Gita Bhargava – Co-Founder and COO of Mihi – got together with Globig. Some of the breakout trends you’ll see across several EU countries include pay equality, data privacy, GDPR rights and regulations, and plans to make the business environment more attractive to startups and foreign investment via friendlier labor laws. EU Data Protection. Disability Discrimination.

Your EEO-1 will now take 3.4 hours longer to complete

The Employer Handbook

And starting in 2017, employers were going to have to include pay data with the EEO-1. The idea was that collecting this information in the aggregate could identify which industries may have pay disparities based on gender. Pay data dashed. Well, except for those who appreciate the pleasure of spending extra time collecting and reporting employee pay data with your EEO-1 filing. Discrimination and Unlawful Harassment Gender Sex

EEOC proposed significant pay equality changes to EEO-1

Ohio Employer's Law

The new rule would require the annual submission to the EEOC of pay data by gender, race and ethnicity. The pay data will provide EEOC and OFCCP with insight into pay disparities across industries and occupations. discrimination EEOC race discrimination sex discrimination

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Retaliation again tops the list of charges filed with the EEOC

HR Morning

The agency released detailed breakdowns of the 89,385 charges of workplace discrimination that the agency received in fiscal year 2015. Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act: 257 (0.3%). Legal staff resolved 155 lawsuits alleging discrimination.

Those EEO-1s you love to complete are gonna get more complicated

The Employer Handbook

The EEOC wants more data on 63 million employees. The EEO-1 Report is a compliance survey, in which qualifying companies report employment data categorized by race/ethnicity, gender and job category. Happy Monday. Like my amateur Photoshop ?

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How Connected Society Helps Companies and Job Hunters Connect


Even with all of the innovation in the job space, discrimination continues to persist. After all, “studies suggest AI will ultimately create more jobs than it destroys, helping existing employees work with better data and greater efficiency while crafting entirely new categories of work.”

Evaluating Whether You Should Hire Candidates with Past Criminal Histories


percent, SHRM data says that more than 7.8 The Discrimination Consideration When Hiring Employees with a Criminal History. Because of the potential for discrimination, many states and cities have laws known as “Ban-the-Box” legislation. The EEOC recommendations relate to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII) which prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), or national origin.

Does AI Have A Conscience?

SAP Innovation

Technology has created a data-driven world. And now, with the power of artificial intelligence (AI), not only can technology analyze data, it can interpret information to guide or make decisions in many aspects of life, including business. The power of AI is data .

Top 10 ways to curb harassment, from EEOC task force

HR Morning

For the past 18 months, the task force held a series of meetings in which it listened to testimony from 30 witnesses — from employees, employers, sociologists, industrial-organizational psychologists, investigators, trainers, lawyers and more. Get data.