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  • Pay Equity is Still a Top Concern for OFCCP Despite Pandemic

    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 March 16, 2020, the United States Department of Labor...

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  • Puerto Rico Leaps Ahead in Equal Pay Efforts

    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 Equal Pay Act, first enacted on March 8,...

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  • OFCCP Launches Learning Institute for Contractors

    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 (CCI)...

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  • More Governments are Encouraging Pay Equity Through Transparency

    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 accounting for their gender pay gaps. The...

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  • Australia Enacts Gender Equality Bill

    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 first ever Gender Equality...

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  • The Role of Clean Data in Pay Equity Audits

    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 talent. In opting to conduct an equal pay...

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  • Jackson National Life Insurance Settles EEOC Case at $20.5 Million

    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 lawsuit against Jackson...

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  • Why External Help is an Essential Part of your Pay Equity Solution

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

    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 solutions are no different. While businesses...

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  • Federal Court Rules Philly’s Salary History Ban Is Constitutional

    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. The City enacted the Wage Equity Ordinance, which...

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  • Australia’s Women’s Soccer Team Achieves Equal Pay

    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 men’s soccer team, the Socceroos. The four-year deal,...

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  • How to Select and Implement a Pay Equity Solution That Works for You

    How to Select and Implement a Pay Equity Solution That Works for You

    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 employees. With increasing awareness,...

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  • EEOC Releases 2019 Enforcement Data

    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 were filed with the agency...

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  • Sterling Jewelers Faces Scrutiny in EEOC Lawsuit

    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...

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  • Key Considerations to Note During Your Pay Equity Audit Process

    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 any major change, it’s important to understand...

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  • OFCCP Reinforces Commitment to Transparency

    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 OFCCP’s...

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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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  • 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. The disparity in regards to equal pay is a current topic that is gaining a lot of...

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  • Oracle Continues to Face Challenges in Achieving Pay Equity

    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 for employers to not only disclose it but to identify...

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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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