Doing Business in Maryland Requires Equal Pay for Equal Work

Trusaic

Undergirding all of these 2020 legislative changes is Maryland’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Law (EPEWL). Which employees are considered to be performing “equal work” for the purposes of determining whether a violation of the EPEWL has occurred? 3 minute read .

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.

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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 system that measures earnings by quantity or quality of production.

What You Need to Know About the Oregon Equal Pay Act

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. 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

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.

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.

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. More importantly, many saw equal pay as not only a legal issue but a way to improve corporate performance. The post Pay Equity Audits Are Important to Address Equal Pay Issues first appeared on Trusaic.

Diversity: The New Workforce

Ultimate Software

For the most part, newer arrivals to the workforce are comfortable with diversity. They are accepting of and even expect diversity as a natural priority in their education and work institutions. Diversity & inclusion initiatives and programs have entered the mainstream and moved beyond the realm of HR. In fact, diversity & inclusion (D&I) is increasingly becoming a component of companies’ employee recruitment and customer branding strategies.

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.

Organizations Need to Take These Steps to Address Equal Pay

Trusaic

Many employers are starting to recognize that the movement to obtain equal pay for all workers is on track to become as recognized in the U.S. For those employers who want to get ahead of the equal pay curve, now is the time to be bold, not timid.

Under COVID-19, Progress Toward Gender Equality in the Workplace is at Risk

Trusaic

Together, they paint a grim portrait of how progress toward gender equality in the workplace is at risk. The Economist puts this in even starker terms: “If job and productivity losses persist, they could reverse progress towards gender equality in the workplace.”.

Calls Increase for Race/Ethnicity Pay Gap Reporting

Trusaic

What they may not know is that the pay gap issue is equally relevant with regard to all protected classes, not just in terms of gender. Employers may already be aware of the pressure to disclose the gender pay gap in their organizations.

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Celebrate Black History Month with Diversity, Equality & Inclusion

Accurate Background

One of the most impactful ways your organization can celebrate this month, and truly make an impact, is by developing and/or updating your Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives within the workplace. First conceptualized in 1925 by historian Carter G.

How Intel Achieved Global Equal Pay Demonstrates the Value of Pay Equity Audits

Trusaic

In its 2016 diversity and inclusion report, Intel said it had achieved its “year-end goal of achieving 100% pay parity for both women and underrepresented minorities and achieved promotion parity for females and underrepresented minorities as well.”.

Workplace diversity: Is HR doing enough?

HRExecutive

In the conference’s final keynote Friday, DEI expert Torin Ellis said workplace diversity standards are, and have been, inadequate and come with a hefty price tag. Advertisement “Let’s build cultures that allow for everyone to show up, contribute, be productive,” he concluded. “It’s

WorkHuman Session Spotlight: Empowering through Diversity and Equality

WorkHuman

Diversity means different things to various people. Some people think diversity applies to physical differences, such as race and gender. Others think of diversity in terms of ability. Finally, some people equate diversity with preferences. Successful workplaces embrace all aspects of diversity as a competitive differentiator. How can you elevate diversity, inclusion, belonging, and equality beyond compliance and governance to become a cultural imperative?

Diversity: A Key Ingredient to a Company’s Productivity

Primalogik

Diverse companies bring in 19% more profits , a recent study found. Another study has shown that companies that rank highest for diversity among their executives are 33% more likely to outperform their competition. Why diversity matters. What diversity means.

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.

Diversity on its own isn’t enough: 6 tips to leverage value

Workable

Despite the emphasis placed on diversity over the last few years, the needle is moving too slowly. Perhaps change can be accelerated by showing how diversity can drive extraordinary value. Diversity is more than gender. Six tips for leveraging diversity.

Doing Business in Washington Requires Pay Equity

Trusaic

These firms are global in reach, and yet, along with all other employers (public and private) in the state, they are subject to the Equal Pay & Opportunities Act (EPOA). . To date, the EPOA remains one of the strongest equal pay laws in the U.S. . 3 minute read .

15 Ways to Improve Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

SocialChorus

Promoting and improving diversity and inclusion in the workplace is a crucial initiative that many companies are now taking. Below we look at specific benefits of diversity and inclusion and explain some simple things your company can do to improve it. Foster diverse thinking.

The Benefits of Diversity And Inclusion In The Workplace

Thrive Global

Workplace Diversity and Inclusion or popularly called D&I, is one of the hottest topics of discussion for the Human Resource industry. But before we learn more about the benefits, let us take a look at the definition of Diversity and Inclusion. Diversity and Inclusion: Defined.

New Jersey State Agency Encourages Pay Equity Audits

Trusaic

Allen Equal Pay Act (the “Allen Act”). The Allen Act represents a high watermark for state equal pay legislation. not in court or arbitration), the state is saying that it will not treat the decision to conduct an equal pay audit as an admission of an equal pay violation.

How to Promote Equality and Diversity in the Workplace?

Thrive Global

In the past few years, equality and diversity have come under the spotlight more intentionally and actively than ever before. Equality and diversity in the office mean a lot of things. Offer all Staff Diversity and Inclusion Training.

A Candid Conversation About Equality, Workplace Diversity, and Committing to Change

Workday

There’s been a major shift in boardrooms lately: The topics of social justice and equality have dominated the discussion, said Michael C. In his opening remarks, Bhusri said Workday will always stand for what is right—inclusion, equality, and justice. “At

Diversity, Inclusion and The Workplace

HR Counselor's Corner

Workplace diversity is understanding, accepting, and valuing differences in people. Differences in education, as well as personalities, skill sets, experiences, is also included in the definition of diversity. So, what does it mean to have Diversity and Inclusion in your workplace?

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace: Benefits and Challenges

Achievers - Recruiting

The positive impact of diversity and inclusion is no longer debatable. According to Deloitte, diverse companies enjoy 2.3 Gartner found that inclusive teams improve team performance by up to 30 percent in high-diversity environments. What is diversity and inclusion?

When Diversity, Equity And Inclusion Doesn’t Work

Get Hppy

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are vital to business success. But so often, organizations fail to fully understand and incorporate a strategy that works to embrace the benefits that a diverse workforce can bring. . You can measure diversity with numbers.

Podcast Recap: Willie Jackson Discusses Workplace Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

15Five

I firmly believe that there is finally an opportunity to correct massive injustice, dismantle the structures of systemic racism, and co-create a new future where all people can have true freedom, equal rights, and equal opportunities for a life of safety and prosperity.

Top 10 Diversity Videos

Ongig

A solid stance on Diversity & Inclusion is the foundation of many successful companies. Our CEO, Rob Kelly wrote about 5 of the Best Diversity And Inclusion Videos in 2019, but with diversity taking center stage due to the recent Black Lives Matter movement, we wanted to find a few more.

50+ Awesome Quotes about Equality [Women, Race, LGBTQ, and More]

Ongig

We created this list of 50+ inspiring equality quotes from historical figures, business leaders, activists, authors, actresses, & more. Equality quotes (general). “If you want to see the true measure of a man, watch how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.”

Workday Signs White House Equal Pay Pledge

Workday

Today it was announced that Workday has signed the White House Equal Pay Pledge. Embedding equal pay efforts into broader enterprise-wide equity initiatives. On our executive team, in addition to Ashley, our CIO, CFO, and CMO are women, as are a number of Workday senior vice presidents, including our leaders of product development and product management. The post Workday Signs White House Equal Pay Pledge appeared first on Workday Blog.

Why ‘diverse talent and big ideas’ are key to this company’s HR strategy

HRExecutive

HRE: How has your marketing and product management background helped inform your approach to the CHRO role? Schmitz: Throughout my career in marketing and product management, I have focused on building great teams and setting the right vision for them to succeed.

Why Diversity Messaging Matters

Cangrade

Diversity can be a very valuable thing. Organizations with more diverse employees tend to be more successful. 95% believe that a more diverse workforce will make their company more innovative. 84% say that problems with diversity lead to employee turnover.

DEI & the Academy Awards: New Film Industry Guidelines Address Diversity & Inclusion

Trusaic

For such a broad-reaching industry with a diversity of sectors, the industry has been notoriously regressive with regard to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). 3 minute read . The U.S. film and television industry comprises a workforce of over 2.6