The Difficulty in Identifying Comparators for Equal Pay Claims


Pay equity litigation is proceeding apace despite the COVID-19 pandemic, and claimants are raising critical issues pertaining to the Equal Pay Act of 1963 (“EPA”). Without an appropriate comparator, a claimant’s equal pay claim will fail.

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. The post How Serious are OFCCP Equal Pay Penalties?


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Diversity, Equality, and Belonging

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Throughout 2019, we saw a renewed focus on diversity, equality, and belonging in the workplace. Diversity, Equality, and Belonging Programs. Are You Familiar with Disability Equality Indexes? 12 Days of HCM Diversity Gender Equality

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My friends and I look at corporate websites and when we do not see diversity, we think less of that company.”. You need to see women leaders to want to aspire to be one,” adds Kelly Quirk, the group managing director and CEO of the Harrier Group , which runs the diversity and inclusion strategies for several of Australia’s largest mining companies and energy providers. The benefits of ensuring diversity on corporate boards and in the workplace are well-documented.

Benefits in a Pandemic: What HR Leaders Need to Know

Building a benefits program for a diverse workforce has always been a top priority, but now it’s become both more important and complex with so much change and uncertainty. Download our latest guide that features emerging benefits employees expect in 2021 and beyond.

Introduction to measuring Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion


Diversity and equality are derived from and achieved through inclusion. Companies that actively work toward having a diverse workplace with various cultures, genders, ethnicities, and backgrounds have proven to be more successful and creative.

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.

New Colorado Equal Pay Rules Proposed


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”). Employers should continue to monitor the Equal Pay Transparency rules ahead of the EPEWA effective data.

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.

Conduct a Pay Equity Analysis This Equal Pay Day


Today, March 24, 2021, is Equal Pay Day. Equal Pay Day is not a holiday but rather a time for somber reflection and strategic planning. Now, 25 years later, Equal Pay is still as significant as it was then. This means that Equal Pay Day may continue into the year 2165.

A Commitment to Transparent HCM Metrics, and What It Takes To Get There

Speaker: George LaRocque, Crystal Andrews Banks, and Chris Powell

Join Analyst George LaRocque of WorkTech as he sits down with Crystal Andrews Banks, Director of Diversity & Inclusion for Ulta Beauty and Chris Powell, CEO of Talent Data and Analytics at Talmetrix to discuss the journey to transparency.

Physicians Face Equal Pay Challenges


After years of examination, the gender wage gap is now demonstrating a downward trajectory, suggesting that the industry is moving toward equally compensating female physicians.”. The post Physicians Face Equal Pay Challenges first appeared on Trusaic.

Australia Enacts Gender Equality Bill


The Australian state of Victoria, which includes the City of Melbourne, recently signed and enacted their first ever Gender Equality Bill. Covered employers must develop and implement “Gender Equality Action Plans” every four years.

Diversity, Equality & Inclusion

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Given the newness of these protections, as well as the diversity of characteristics and people within this group, some employers are finding it difficult to know how to react to and accommodate the needs of this group.

What You Need to Know About the Oregon Equal Pay Act


Several states and cities are passing laws to further bolster the federal Equal Pay Act. In this post, we are looking at Oregon’s Equal Pay Act of 2017. First introduced in June 2017, the Oregon Equal Pay Act (OEPA) takes an aggressive stance on pay equity.

Lessons from Canada’s Equal Pay Act


Employees cite transparency regarding compensation as an important factor in recruitment and retention; and a formal prioritizing of diversity and equity has a proven benefit toward engagement and productivity. The post Lessons from Canada’s Equal Pay Act first appeared on Trusaic.

Looking Back at Senator Harris’s Equal Pay Plan


Now is a good time to review her equal pay plan – a key policy plank in her presidential bid – in order to glean clues about how employers might prepare for regulatory policy changes pertaining to pay equity. . The post Looking Back at Senator Harris’s Equal Pay Plan first appeared on Trusaic.

Equal Pay for Equal Play: Will Female Athletes Achieve Pay Equity?


The post Equal Pay for Equal Play: Will Female Athletes Achieve Pay Equity? Pay equity, diversity and inclusion Equal Pay Equal Pay for Equal Work Gender Discrimination Pay Disparity Pay Equity Pay GapOver time, athletes have become real-life superheroes.

Puerto Rico Leaps Ahead in Equal Pay Efforts


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.

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. .

Salary History Ruled Not a Defense in Equal Pay Case


A recent federal court ruling solidifies the prohibition on employers in Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington from using salary history as an affirmative defense to an equal pay claim.

A Guide to Gender Equality Hashtags


Women’s Equality Day is on August 26. Over that 100-year time span, much has changed for women, but equality in the workplace remains a challenge. Here are five hashtags that focus on pay and gender equality issues.

EEOC Equal Pay Enforcement on the Rise


The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is not letting up on pay equity enforcement, as recent activity demonstrates. In both instances, the EEOC asserts that the Maryland companies are in violation of the Equal Pay Act.

Sparking The Tipping Point: 4 Ways You Can Fight For Diversity & Inclusion

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March is Women’s History Month, and we’re talking all things Diversity & Inclusion. As a society, we use a highly diverse set of technology tools every day. But there’s a disturbing lack of diversity within the tech industry. To be fair, there’s a lack of diversity among all business sectors. Diversity in the workplace is proven to result in better problem-solving, creativity, market share and business outcomes. Gender Equality

Swiss Require Equal Pay Audits with Third Party Verification


This training must ensure that minimum quality standards are observed in carrying out the certification and that all employers subject to the duty to conduct a pay equity audit are treated equally as a matter of principle.

Why Diversity Hiring Is Important


Diversity is complicated, and that’s why most companies fail to meet their Diversity, Equity & Inclusion goals. Businesses tend to see diversity as a numbers issue. But emphasizing statistics ignores the uncomfortable factors that lead to poor diversity.

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


Passed just over fifty years ago, and in effect forty-five years ago, the UK’s Equal Pay Act 1970 established the principle of equal pay for “equal work”. On one hand, the Equal Pay Act 1970 formed the cornerstone of a cutting-edge pay equity reporting regime.

Improving American Jobs Will Lead to Equality, HBR Study Finds


In the study , titled “Equality in the U.S. It gives employers an opportunity to ensure fairness in pay and prevent equal pay issues. The post Improving American Jobs Will Lead to Equality, HBR Study Finds first appeared on Trusaic.

How an Equal Pay Case in the U.K. Could Affect Your Organization


A high-profile equal pay case in the U.K. The claimants assert that they should receive the same rate of pay as the distribution center employees because they are performing equal work, despite the different locations. The post How an Equal Pay Case in the U.K. Equality Act 201

Kamala Harris’s Plan to Compel Equal Pay Compliance


where the last major legislation aimed at closing the gender pay gap was 1963’s Equal Pay Act, with the 2009 Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act providing additional protections for workers who suffer pay discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Equality and Diversity in Adult Care


Equality and diversity is an essential part of every care establishment. So what exactly is equality and diversity in adult care, and why is it so important? What laws protect equality and diversity in adult care? The Equality Act 2010.

Australia’s Women’s Soccer Team Achieves Equal Pay


In an article by MTV News, Matilda Midfielder Elise Kellon-Knight commented on the CBA stating, “We always wanted to be treated equal, to be able to step out onto that pitch with equal opportunity and the equal facilities the men have been exposed to.

Lessons Learned from Oracle’s Equal Pay Saga


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. Both the government’s equal pay case against Oracle and Oracle’s suit against the government are ongoing.

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Survey Finds Equal Pay a Priority for the EEOC


Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) concern equal pay, or the lack of it. The report by Paychex finds that of the almost 2 million complaints filed with the EEOC, 48% dealt with equal pay discrimination claims. The EEOC appears to be making equal pay cases a priority.

Equal Pay Movement Gaining Momentum in U.S.


To see how far the interest in equal pay has grown, you can look no further than a high school women’s soccer team in Burlington, Vermont. Fans in the stands erupted, chanting “Equal Pay.” The post Equal Pay Movement Gaining Momentum in U.S.

Equal Pay Audits Should Include Consideration of Equity-Based Pay


The post Equal Pay Audits Should Include Consideration of Equity-Based Pay first appeared on Trusaic. Pay equity, diversity and inclusion Equal Pay Equal Pay Audits Gender Pay Gap Pay Disparities Pay Equity Pay Equity Audit Pay Equity Regulations Triangle of Trust Trusaic

Intel and the Rules of Diversity


In June of 2015, Intel took a leap that many didn’t when they announced that as part of Intel Capital’s Diversity and Inclusion Initiative, they would be investing $125 million over a 5-year period into smaller tech companies that are run by women and POC.