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

    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 to provide insight into trends in pay equity compliance...

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  • Women’s National Basketball Association Shoots for Pay Equity

    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 provide other important...

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  • OFCCP Seeks Comments on Proposed Compliance Evaluation Procedure Rule

    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 evaluations. The rule will provide...

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  • Different Equal Pay Standards Apply in Title VII Lawsuit

    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 required for proving pay discrimination under Title VII under the Civil Rights...

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  • Pay Equity Continues to Take Shape in Ontario, Canada

    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 legislative changes however, that is likely to...

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  • Equal Pay Case Sheds Light on Defensible Pay Practices

    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, Inc., 2019 WL 4307127,...

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  • Why Your Company Needs to Implement Pay Equity Audits Now

    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 across Europe and Canada....

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  • Survey Finds Organizations Should Be Conducting Pay Equity Analyses

    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 that contribute to potential...

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  • Seattle Washington Implements Gig Economy Worker Protections

    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 for gig economy workers such as Uber...

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  • New York City Human Rights Law Could Impact Pay Equity Efforts

    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 1, 2020. The requirement...

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

    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 contains information on workers’ wages,...

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  • Megan Rapinoe WorldatWork Pay Equity Symposium

    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, and Golden Ball winner, now takes on the...

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  • Pay Equity Audits Are Important to Address Equal Pay Issues

    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 offered on how to address the expanding pay equity regulations...

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  • Google Involved in Another Pay Discrimination Lawsuit

    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 violation of the U.S....

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  • EEO-1 Pay Data Reporting Deadline Extended

    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, 2019, are not off the hook. The deadline has been extended to January 31,...

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  • Salary History Bans Will Lead to Pay Equity

    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. These bans are...

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  • California Bill AB 5 Could Impact Equal Pay Efforts

    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 California Supreme Court ruling in Dynamex Operations West,...

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  • Equal Pay Movement Gaining Momentum in U.S.

    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. Earlier this month, during a women’s soccer game between...

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  • OFCCP Issues Steps for Applying for FAAP

    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 are an alternative...

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  • Disney Fighting Class-Action Status for Pay Discrimination Lawsuit

    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 Television, as well as Disney’s...

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