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  • Three Essential Pay Equity Practices, According to Iceland

    Three Essential Pay Equity Practices, According to Iceland

    3 minute read In the U.S., comprehensive pay equity legislation is long overdue. This congressional inaction  means that U.S.-based companies must look overseas to gauge how foreign markets and...

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  • DFEH Adds New Guidance for SB 973 Reporting Due on March 31

    DFEH Adds New Guidance for SB 973 Reporting Due on March 31

    3 minute read California’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) recently released additional FAQs to assist employers in submitting pay data reporting under SB 973 to the DFEH. Under...

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  • Georgia Results May Have Impact on Federal Pay Equity Law

    Georgia Results May Have Impact on Federal Pay Equity Law

    2 minute read Federal pay equity legislation took another step toward becoming reality after the victories of two Democrats in the January 5 Senate runoff election in Georgia. Democrats will soon...

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  • Looking Back at Senator Harris’s Equal Pay Plan

    Looking Back at Senator Harris’s Equal Pay Plan

    2 minute read Last week, Democrats secured two Senate seats in Georgia, giving them a narrow edge in the Senate and thrusting Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris even further into the national...

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  • 2021 Pay Data Reporting & Enforcement of the CA Equal Pay Act

    2021 Pay Data Reporting & Enforcement of the CA Equal Pay Act

    4 minute read With new pay data reporting legislation underway––and the first annual reporting deadline in March 2021 fast approaching––it’s important to take a look at what SB 973 (California’s...

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  • UK Employers: Gender Pay Gap Reports are Coming

    UK Employers: Gender Pay Gap Reports are Coming

    3 minute read Imagine you are a business leader in the UK heading into 2021. You have a lot to consider as the new year dawns. There are new rules for businesses that are part of the Brexit...

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  • Pay Data Reporting Goes into Effect January 2021

    Pay Data Reporting Goes into Effect January 2021

    3 minute read Following the signing of California Senate Bill 973 (“SB 973”) into law on September 30, 2020, mandatory CA pay data reporting will take effect on January 1, 2021. The new...

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  • How Social Movements Impact DEI in the Workplace

    How Social Movements Impact DEI in the Workplace

    2 minute read  Over the past several years, social movements aimed at equality have had a dramatic impact on the national conversation, at times extending to the influence of corporate practices....

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  • Is Silicon Valley Evolving on Issues of Pay Equity?

    Is Silicon Valley Evolving on Issues of Pay Equity?

    2 minute read  Is Silicon Valley evolving on issues of pay equity? The latest data point in this debate is provided by Pinterest, the innovative social media platform that allows users to “pin”...

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  • World Cup Champions U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Fights for Pay Equity

    World Cup Champions U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Fights for Pay Equity

    3 minute read  “Men are so often paid and compensated on the potential that they show, not necessarily what they’ve done… And women are so often paid on what they’ve actually done…” Megan Rapinoe,...

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  • Doing Business in Maryland Requires Equal Pay for Equal Work

    Doing Business in Maryland Requires Equal Pay for Equal Work

    3 minute read  2020 was a significant year for the great state of Maryland in its efforts to tackle pay inequities within its borders. In January 2020, the Maryland state legislature voted to...

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  • Democracy, Data, and DEI: How the New President Will Transform the Pay Equity Landscape

    Democracy, Data, and DEI: How the New President Will Transform the Pay Equity Landscape

    3 minute read  President-elect Biden made inclusion and equity a focal point of the Democratic big-tent strategy during the 2020 presidential election. Even as political striations appeared in...

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  • Doing Business in Washington Requires Pay Equity

    Doing Business in Washington Requires Pay Equity

    3 minute read  The great state of Washington boasts some of the world’s most influential businesses, from Microsoft, Starbucks, Amazon, and Costco to Zillow, T-Mobile, and Nordstrom. These firms...

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  • Lessons from Canada’s Equal Pay Act

    Lessons from Canada’s Equal Pay Act

    3 minute read  In a landmark effort to close the Candian gender wage gap, and to ensure that pay equity is both achieved and maintained, the Canadian parliament passed the Pay Equity Act in...

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  • The Music Industry Spearheads Initiatives Against Racial Inequality

    The Music Industry Spearheads Initiatives Against Racial Inequality

    2 minute read  In mid-2020, individuals on social media posted black squares across platforms like Instagram, creating a massive ripple effect. During the surge of the Covid-19 pandemic, coupled...

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  • The 2021 Fortune 500 List Will Include D&I Rankings

    The 2021 Fortune 500 List Will Include D&I Rankings

    2 minute read  Innovation, vision, and design have come to be synonymous with industry leaders who have made the Fortune 500 list. Categorized by revenue, and first published in 1955, Fortune’s...

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  • Doing Business in California Requires Pay Equity

    Doing Business in California Requires Pay Equity

    4 minute read  California is home to one of the United States’ most critical economic engines, from Silicon Valley to big agriculture to the Disney Parks. California would be the fifth largest...

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  • Massachusetts Gender & Racial Wage Gap Persists, Despite the Equal Pay Act

    Massachusetts Gender & Racial Wage Gap Persists, Despite the Equal Pay Act

    3 minute read  The gender gap in Massachusetts showcases the occupational differences that can complicate pay equity, even with the changes to state law. The most populous state in New England,...

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  • Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Begins and Ends With Data

    Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Begins and Ends With Data

    2 minute read  A recent discussion hosted by the law firm Baker Mackenzie provides employers with some critical insights concerning data collection, privacy, and Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion...

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  • Latinas Face a Lifetime of Gender Wage Gap Across the U.S.

    Latinas Face a Lifetime of Gender Wage Gap Across the U.S.

    3 minute read  As the electoral returns trickled in last week, the eyes of the nation watched as new demographics carved out a new constituency, and much was said about the Latino vote. Long...

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