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. The post How Serious are OFCCP Equal Pay Penalties?

Introduction to measuring Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion

Hubert

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.

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Diversity, Equality & Inclusion

Affinity HR Group

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. Blog Compliance HR Policy Paige McAllister

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. In this post, we look at Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act. Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act.

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.

Illinois Equal Pay Act To Require Employer Pay Data Reporting

Trusaic

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.

Lessons from Canada’s Equal Pay Act

Trusaic

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

Trusaic

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. . 2 minute read.

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.

Ledbetter Act Applies to Equal Pay Act, Appeals Court Rules

Trusaic

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

Trusaic

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.

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

Ultimate Software

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

Improving American Jobs Will Lead to Equality, HBR Study Finds

Trusaic

In the study , titled “Equality in the U.S. Lastly , support policies that prioritize workers. Ton’s final step suggests that employers need to “drive public policies that improve workers’ well-being and the economy.”.

Kamala Harris’s Plan to Compel Equal Pay Compliance

Trusaic

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

uRoster

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.

Outlook: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Access (DEI&A) in 2021

Trusaic

2020 brought coast-to-coast changes to compliance obligations in the areas of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Access (DEI&A). In Colorado, employers geared up for the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act , which provides a litigation “safe harbor” for employers that conduct pay equity audits.

Pay Equity Audits Are Important to Address Equal Pay Issues

Trusaic

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.

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

Trusaic

With support in the court of public opinion and a high-profile voice in Megan Rapinoe , the USWNT’s very public fight for equal compensation is far from over. 3 minute read .

2021 Could Be the Year The Equality Act Becomes Law

Trusaic

Earlier this year, the House of Representatives voted to pass the Equality Act. First introduced in 2019, the Equality Act includes major changes to the Civil Rights Act and would expand individual protections to prevent discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

Get to Know Oregon’s Equal Pay Act of 2017 [UPDATE]

Trusaic

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. The bill and the changes to Oregon’s Equal Pay Act can be viewed here.

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

Trusaic

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? We believe that fighting for gender equality in sports is a part of that responsibility. Now that the U.S.

Disney Accused of Violating California Equal Pay Act

Trusaic

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.

How To Build Your Company’s Diversity & Inclusion Policy

Trainual

And I just built Trainual’s official Diversity & Inclusion policy. And with today’s ongoing fight for equality here in the US, failure was not an option! I thought about what policies and procedures could have been in place to protect me.

Diversity and Inclusion: 5 Lessons Learned from Top Companies

Visier - Talent Acquisition

Diversity and inclusion is now a business imperative with consumers demanding that organizations take action on their promises. Improving D&I is not easy, especially when only 35% of Chief Diversity Officers are tracking diversity data , according to a Russell Reynolds study.

8 Ways To Celebrate Women's Equality Day

Vantage Circle

It makes the occasion of celebrating Women's Equality Day on August 26 more vital than ever. But they had to undergo many struggles to achieve equal rights. Women began to agitate and raise their voices for equal voting rights in the early 19th century in the US. Equality Now.

Ninth Circuit Rules in Favor of Oregon Professor Equal Pay Claim

Trusaic

Equal pay litigation is continuing to surface as more legislation comes forth requiring pay transparency from employers. Freyd’s equal pay claim demonstrates the difficulty in assessing and objectively identifying pay disparities amongst workers.

Equality Can’t Wait, Our Future Depends On It

Thrive Global

And while we are still a long way from reaching true equality in the reporting of women’s perspectives in news stories (made clear in recent research by the Gates Foundation and the Women’s Media Center ), we need to keep at it.

Brooks: Why every aspect of HR needs to step up for LGBTQ employees

HRExecutive

Each June, we celebrate both the historical struggle for equal rights and the rainbow that is the big tent of the LGBTQ community. Advertisement It was my diversity and inclusion work that wound up being my on-ramp into HR and eventually to becoming an SVP at a Fortune 250 firm.

The Push for Gender Wage Equality

HRExecutive

On the heels of Patricia Arquette’s call for wage equality at last Sunday’s Academy Awards ceremony, Arjuna Capital issued a press release yesterday referencing Arquette’s remarks and calling attention to eBay’s decision to oppose the wealth-management firm’s gender-pay-transparency proposal. This is the first year the issue of gender wage equality has been put to the proxy ballot of a U.S. boards of directors compensation corporate governance gender diversity

Connecticut HB 6380 Requires Salary Range Disclosure

Trusaic

Second, HB 6380 broadens the pool of comparable employees for purposes of equal pay violations. This change from equal to comparable is substantial in that it allows aggrieved employees or applicants to select from a broader pool of comparators when making equal pay claims. .

Colorado Updates Pay Transparency Guidance

Trusaic

Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act is proving to be a work in progress as both state employers and legislators navigate its multi-layered requirements. . The Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act applies to employers located anywhere in the U.S.

Ripping Down Red Tape: How To Create Policies That Work

Trainual

Ripping Down Red Tape: How To Create Policies That Work. And for a long time, that meant we had no policies at all. But how do you put policies in place that don’t feel like red tape? We asked two policy experts those questions at Playbook 2021.

A Diversity Boost

HRO Today

In today’s increasingly diverse world, the case for corporate D&I initiatives that deliver real progress is stronger than ever. If it’s not real, it won’t feel authentic to your candidates and your employees, no matter how well you source diverse talent,” he explains.

10 Examples of Hate Speech and Human Rights Policies

Ongig

With the rapid rise of social media, people have new platforms for expression, prompting many companies to create either a human rights policy or hate speech policy (some have both — e.g., Facebook). to craft their own policies against hate speech.

4 Strategies to Embed Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Your Company

Eightfold

I’ve been taking a look at our data regarding diversity. workforce is doing on gender diversity. There’s a crying need for greater diversity in our organizations, and for greater inclusion to create fair representation at all levels. The result is reduced diversity.