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  • Component 2 Style Pay Data Reporting May Be Coming to California by January 2021

    Component 2 Style Pay Data Reporting May Be Coming to California by January 2021

    With last year’s announcement by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) that it will not seek to renew collection of its EEO-1 Component 2 pay data, California appears posted to...

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  • Improving American Jobs Will Lead to Equality, HBR Study Finds

    Improving American Jobs Will Lead to Equality, HBR Study Finds

    A recent study by the Harvard Business Review highlights the economic hardships that workers of color face, and how employers play a part in changing these long-standing issues. In the study,...

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  • The Impacts of Working from Home on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

    The Impacts of Working from Home on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

    As the pandemic rages on, many companies have implemented working from home orders extending into 2021. The situation has been difficult for employees, and has had disproportionate effects on...

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  • New Surveys Show That Racial Inequality Still Persists in the Workplace

    New Surveys Show That Racial Inequality Still Persists in the Workplace

    Are practices promoting racial equality in the workplace really the best practices? Not many employees of color would agree. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) conducted two surveys,...

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  • The Role of Audits and Analyses on the Future of Pay Equity

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

    As the world continues to progress and policies change, companies are forced to recognize and address trends. Disparities with regard to equal pay reflect a current topic that is gaining a great...

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  • Where Are All of the Black Directors on Company Boards?

    Where Are All of the Black Directors on Company Boards?

    The measures taken to promote diversity in the workplace have been commendable. Hiring practices have changed, and salary history bans have leveled the playing field for many, especially when...

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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 legislative changes however, that is likely to change....

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  • Have Diversity & Inclusion Measures Been Effective?

    Have Diversity & Inclusion Measures Been Effective?

    The road to pay equity for all has been a winding one, where twists and turns have entailed some beneficial detours, but have also lengthened the journey. The Harvard Business Review conducted a...

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  • DEI Measurement, Analysis, & Implementation During COVID-19

    DEI Measurement, Analysis, & Implementation During COVID-19

    7 minute read: COVID-19’s Assault on Equality It is well-known that the global COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated inequalities by race/ethnicity, gender, education level, and income. Here in Los...

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  • Philadelphia Enforces Salary History Ban, Starting Today

    Philadelphia Enforces Salary History Ban, Starting Today

    In 2017, a law was passed in Philadelphia wherein employers were prohibited from requesting an applicant’s salary history. After three years, as of September 1, this law will finally be put into...

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  • A Guide to Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act

    A Guide to Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act

    Several states and cities are passing laws to further bolster the federal Equal Pay Act. The PayParitySM Post is featuring some of these laws to provide insight into trends in pay equity...

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  • Could a Company’s Lack of Inclusion Be Costing Them Candidates?

    Could a Company’s Lack of Inclusion Be Costing Them Candidates?

    In today’s ever-changing societal and professional landscape, job opportunities have undergone a considerable shift. However, despite a seemingly thinning job market, most candidates are in search...

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  • EEOC Invokes the Information Quality Act for a Third Study of Its Pay Data

    EEOC Invokes the Information Quality Act for a Third Study of Its Pay Data

    The EEOC voted unanimously to defer any use of the EEO-1 Component 2 pay data that it has already collected until 2022 at the earliest. Instead, the EEOC is sponsoring another study of the...

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  • Congress vs. Corporate America: Should the Same Rules Apply?

    Congress vs. Corporate America: Should the Same Rules Apply?

    A massive moment happened in the middle of August when Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden selected California Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate. Harris marks the first woman of...

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  • Kamala Harris’s Plan to Compel Equal Pay Compliance

    Kamala Harris’s Plan to Compel Equal Pay Compliance

    Senator Kamala Harris is a historic choice for vice president by almost any standard. Yet there is one part of her record that is often overlooked but nonetheless critical to the U.S. keeping pace...

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  • Equal Pay for Equal Play: Will Female Athletes Achieve Pay Equity?

    Equal Pay for Equal Play: Will Female Athletes Achieve Pay Equity?

    Over time, athletes have become real-life superheroes. Whether it’s through their perceived superhuman strength and performance in their respective sports, or through their growing level of...

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  • NLRB: Labor Laws Cannot be Used to Protect Racists

    NLRB: Labor Laws Cannot be Used to Protect Racists

    The National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) is the primary federal agency responsible for making decisions on workplace issues surrounding union activity. The NLRB interprets the National Labor...

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  • Intel and the Rules of Diversity

    Intel and the Rules of Diversity

    Many regard Intel as a pioneer for technology, as the tech giant has been a part of our world for over 50 years. The company has expanded the parameters to which we function in everyday life,...

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  • Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Expand Gender Board Law to Underrepresented Groups

    Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Expand Gender Board Law to Underrepresented Groups

    On September 30, 2018, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a bill that sought to reshape corporate boards in California by mandating gender diversity. SB 826 required publicly held corporations...

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  • The Right And Wrong Measures Of Diversity and Inclusion

    The Right And Wrong Measures Of Diversity and Inclusion

    There’s an overall awareness in the working world, now, where discrimination and wage disparity are merely two of the issues coming to light that have affected organizations and their employees...

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