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  • Biden Executive Order on DEI Has Serious Implications for Employers

    Biden Executive Order on DEI Has Serious Implications for Employers

    3 minute read Employers should take note of an Executive Order related to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) made by President Biden on his first day in office. While the order applies only to...

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  • DFEH No Longer Accepting Pay Data Reporting Extensions

    DFEH No Longer Accepting Pay Data Reporting Extensions

    3 minute read California SB 973 requires employers to submit pay data information on their workforce by March 31, annually. Did your business meet the deadline? Employers that did not meet the...

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  • HR.com Report Finds Employers Have Room to Improve on DEI Initiatives

    HR.com Report Finds Employers Have Room to Improve on DEI Initiatives

    3 minute read HR.com recently issued a report on a survey they ran regarding employers’ outlook towards Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives for 2021. The report, The Future of...

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  • FLSA Rule on Worker Classification to be Reversed

    FLSA Rule on Worker Classification to be Reversed

    3 minute read The Biden administration is making strides to reverse a Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) final rule on worker classification that was signed into law by the Trump administration...

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  • How to Prepare for the ESG Reckoning: Three Essential Steps

    How to Prepare for the ESG Reckoning: Three Essential Steps

    When two founding members of Bain Capital’s impact investing fund sound the alarm that An ESG Reckoning Is Coming, employers should take note.  Michael O’Leary and Warren Valdmanis cover a lot of...

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  • Calls Increase for Race/Ethnicity Pay Gap Reporting

    Calls Increase for Race/Ethnicity Pay Gap Reporting

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

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  • Illinois Equal Pay Act To Require Employer Pay Data Reporting

    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. ...

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  • Conduct a Pay Equity Analysis This Equal Pay Day

    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. According to the National Committee on Pay Equity, “This...

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  • Leveraging Technology As Part of Overall Approach to DEIB

    Leveraging Technology As Part of Overall Approach to DEIB

    3 minute read Employers are becoming aware that it’s increasingly important to make strides with regard to their Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) efforts. Choosing the right...

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  • The Final ERISA ESG Investment Rule is Not So Final

    The Final ERISA ESG Investment Rule is Not So Final

    2 minute read What appeared to be the final ESG investing rule issued by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) on October 30, 2020, is now in flux. The final ESG investing rule, which applies to a...

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  • Employers: EEO-1 Reporting Portal Scheduled to Open in April

    Employers: EEO-1 Reporting Portal Scheduled to Open in April

    3 minute read There’s important news for employers concerned with advancing their Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) efforts. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has...

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  • What Employers Need to Know About Setting ESG Goals & Measuring Their Progress

    What Employers Need to Know About Setting ESG Goals & Measuring Their Progress

    3 minute read As time goes by, it’s becoming clear just how important environmental, social, and governance (ESG) goals are for employers. Accurately measuring your ESG progress is only part of...

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  • Companies Rethinking NDAs with Discrimination Settlements

    Companies Rethinking NDAs with Discrimination Settlements

    3 minute read When companies lay off employees and offer them severance packages, it’s not uncommon to have them sign a non-disclosure agreement, which effectively prevents them from saying...

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  • California Pay Data Reporting Most Commonly Asked Questions

    California Pay Data Reporting Most Commonly Asked Questions

    2 minute read On September 30, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 973 (“SB 973”) into law. SB 973 authorizes California’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) to...

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  • International Women’s Day: Addressing Gender Pay Equity

    International Women’s Day: Addressing Gender Pay Equity

    2 minute read International Women’s Day is coming on Monday, March 8th. While a lot of progress has been made to advance more equal opportunities for women in the workplace, there still remains a...

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  • How to Leverage Your Workforce Data to Meet DEI Goals

    How to Leverage Your Workforce Data to Meet DEI Goals

    3 minute read Data is key to uncovering and resolving workplace issues around diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), and a Harvard Business Review article dives into how organizations can...

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  • An Employer’s Guide to Navigating the DEI&A Landscape

    An Employer’s Guide to Navigating the DEI&A Landscape

    3 minute read With the landscape around diversity, equity, inclusion, and access (DEI&A) continuing to evolve, employers need to be aware of what their responsibilities are for ensuring a safe,...

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  • Governments, Investors, & Litigators Are Focusing More on ESG

    Governments, Investors, & Litigators Are Focusing More on ESG

    3 minute read Companies need to know that governments, investors, and litigators are making environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria a priority. As a result, it won’t be enough for...

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  • How Employers Can Turn Pay Data Reporting into a Better Business

    How Employers Can Turn Pay Data Reporting into a Better Business

    3 minute read From Risk to Opportunity: How Employers Can Turn Pay Data Reporting into a Better Business Workforce data is the fuel that powers engines of innovation and growth in the 21st...

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  • Gap Between ESG Efforts & Expectations Becoming More Apparent

    Gap Between ESG Efforts & Expectations Becoming More Apparent

    3 minute read Companies today should be aware that their employees, customers, and shareholders are increasingly having “trust issues” with them. These organizations could face strong consequences...

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