Tuesday, June 2

Equal Pay Audits Should Include Consideration of Equity-Based Pay

Too often, when business executives consider pay equity, they think about two factors: base compensation (e.g., salary) and rewards-based compensation (e.g., bonuses). A recent...

A Pay Equity Audit is Essential to Your Coronavirus Business Recovery

A growing consensus envisions that the reopened economy that we will return to will have been altered for the foreseeable future from the one...

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

A high-profile equal pay case in the U.K. just had an important update. The legal theories at issue could have a significant impact on...

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...

Be Proactive for Equal Pay Day

Equal Pay Day occurred on March 31, 2020. Equal Pay Day is not a holiday but rather a time for somber reflection and strategic...

Despite COVID-19, Pay Equity Continues to be a Priority

Undeniably, it is a very sensitive time for employers across the U.S. dealing with the economic implications ofCOVID-19.However, a recent order from the ...

Component 2 Pay Data Reporting On Hold, For Now

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...

New Jersey State Agency Encourages Pay Equity Audits

Last month, the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights released its guidance on enforcement of the Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act (the “Allen...

Pay Equity is Still a Top Concern for OFCCP Despite Pandemic

While U.S. companies continue to grapple with issues posed by the Covid-19 pandemic,pay equity issues should not be put on the backburner. On...

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...

OFCCP Launches Learning Institute for Contractors

The Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has launched the first ever online Contractor Compliance Institute (CCI). The Contractor Compliance Institute...

More Governments are Encouraging Pay Equity Through Transparency

Effective April 2017, the United Kingdom set a global example on the issue of pay equity by requiring organizations to publish 12-month snapshots online...

Australia Enacts Gender Equality Bill

Australia continues the global movement towards pay equity. The Australian state of Victoria, which includes the City of Melbourne, recently signed and enacted their...

The Role of Clean Data in Pay Equity Audits

Companies are opting to be proactive regarding pay disparities to ensure they thrive, avoid liabilities and bad PR, and continue to recruit the best...

Jackson National Life Insurance Settles EEOC Case at $20.5 Million

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has been actively cracking down on employers that discriminate against individuals in the workplace, a recent...

Why External Help is an Essential Part of your Pay Equity...

Companies are often faced with budget concerns when determining solutions that can either be done in-house or outsourced to a third party. Pay equity...

Federal Court Rules Philly’s Salary History Ban Is Constitutional

In 2017, the City of Philadelphia sought to join numerous states and localities in addressing pay disparities tied to gender and race/ethnicity....

Australia’s Women’s Soccer Team Achieves Equal Pay

Australia’s national women’s soccer team, the Matildas, reached a deal in late 2019 in which they will finally be paid the same as the...

How to Select and Implement a Pay Equity Solution That Works...

As the conversation around pay equity continues, companies are focused on finding solutions that meet their bottom line while doing what’s best for their...

EEOC Releases 2019 Enforcement Data

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...

Sterling Jewelers Faces Scrutiny in EEOC Lawsuit

Sterling Jewelers is facing consequences for potentially wrongfully handling a class action lawsuit regarding gender discrimination with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The case...

Key Considerations to Note During Your Pay Equity Audit Process

With pay equity at the forefront, companies are forced to consider altering policies that have been in place for years and sometimes decades. With...

OFCCP Reinforces Commitment to Transparency

The Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has released revisions to its Federal Contract Compliance Manual. The manual provides guidance for...

Pay Equity Continues to Take Shape in Ontario, Canada

While Ontario, Canada’s Pay Equity Act (PEA) has been in effect since 1988, employers are not entirely sure of their responsibilities. Due to recent...

The Role of Audits and Analyses on the Future of Pay...

As the world continues to progress and policies change, companies are forced to recognize and address trends. The disparity in regards to equal pay...

Oracle Continues to Face Challenges in Achieving Pay Equity

Oracle is in the spotlight for not disclosing the pay gaps between their male and female workers, further reinforcing just how critical it is...

Get to Know Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act

Several states and cities are passing laws to further bolster the federal Equal Pay Act. The PayParity Post is featuring some of these laws...

Women’s National Basketball Association Shoots for Pay Equity

The Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) just announced a tentative deal that would boost player pay, guarantee full salaries while on maternity leave, and...

OFCCP Seeks Comments on Proposed Compliance Evaluation Procedure Rule

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) is seeking feedback on a proposed rule that will make clear the agency’s procedures during compliance...

Different Equal Pay Standards Apply in Title VII Lawsuit

Pay equity took a major step forward last month as the result of a case that ruled unequal pay for equal work was not...

Equal Pay Case Sheds Light on Defensible Pay Practices

A federal equal pay lawsuit in Iowa provides important data points for employers assessing their compensation practices. The case, Bertroche v. Mercy Physician Associates,...

Why Your Company Needs to Implement Pay Equity Audits Now

This article first appeared on HBR.org. You can access the original article by clicking here. Pay equity regulation and compliance efforts have been steadily growing...

Survey Finds Organizations Should Be Conducting Pay Equity Analyses

WorldatWork directed a survey to evaluate the current state of pay equity-related work. In the survey, WorldatWork posed questions about causes going beyond salary...

Seattle Washington Implements Gig Economy Worker Protections

Seattle, Washington is the next major city to expand employee protections to workers of the gig economy. Starting July 1, 2020 new minimum wage requirements...

New York City Human Rights Law Could Impact Pay Equity Efforts

Employers should note that New York City’s amended Human Rights Law has expanded employee protections to include freelancers and independent contractors effective January...

U.S. Baristas Share Salaries in Hopes for Higher Pay

Baristas all over the United States have taken to an anonymous Google spreadsheet to compare their salaries. The spreadsheet originated in Philadelphia and...

Megan Rapinoe WorldatWork Pay Equity Symposium

Megan Rapinoe, a high-profile United States Women’s Soccer player, co-captain, 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup Champion, 2x Gold medalist, Golden Boot winner,...

Pay Equity Audits Are Important to Address Equal Pay Issues

This issue of equal pay continues to gain traction in the media and in society. It is interesting to hear the various opinions being...

Google Involved in Another Pay Discrimination Lawsuit

Google is involved in another equal pay lawsuit. This time, Cloud Engineering Director, Ulku Rowe, has sued the giant tech company claiming gender-based discrimination in...

EEO-1 Pay Data Reporting Deadline Extended

Employers who did not submit their EEO-1 snapshots for pay data reporting for the 2017 and 2018 tax years by September 30,...

Salary History Bans Will Lead to Pay Equity

Alabama, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Illinois, Maine, and Massachusetts are among the states that have enacted laws to prohibit or restrict employer salary history inquiries....

California Bill AB 5 Could Impact Equal Pay Efforts

The pay equity landscape in California will get more complicated for employers on account of Assembly Bill 5 (“AB 5”). AB 5 embeds the...

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...

OFCCP Issues Steps for Applying for FAAP

The U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has outlined steps for applying for Functional Affirmative Action Programs (FAAPs). FAAPs...

Disney Fighting Class-Action Status for Pay Discrimination Lawsuit

A pay discrimination lawsuit against Walt Disney Company claiming the entertainment company has violated the California Equal Pay Act has expanded to include ABC...

Illinois Joins Other States in Passing Salary History Ban

Illinois is the latest state to sign into law a salary history ban for employers. The salary history ban is a component of HB 834...

A Guide to Gender Equality Hashtags

Women’s Equality Day is on August 26. It commemorates the passage of the 19th Amendment in 1920 providing women the right to vote in...

Physicians Face Equal Pay Challenges

A new report says female physicians are starting to catch up to their male counterparts. The 2019 Physician Compensation Report is an annual study provided...

What Happens with Federal Pay Data Reporting May Prompt State Action

The preparation of the 2019 EEO-1 Report is over for the employers who have acted diligently to meet the September 30 deadline to submit...

County Level Pay Equity Law Effective in Maryland

Montgomery County, Maryland’s Equal Pay Act went into effect August 2019 and follows a greater trend taking shape in the United States. The County Pay...
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