Category Archives: Compensation

U.K. pay equity passes another milestone–With implications this year

The countdown to the proposed introduction of the Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2016 (the ‘Regulations’) in October has passed another milestone. On 12 February, the government published its response to the feedback from last year’s consultation … Continue reading →

Pay transparency and gender equality

Actress Jennifer Lawrence reignited a national debate on equal pay last year when she criticized Hollywood’s gender wage gap after learning she was paid millions less than her male co-stars in the 2013 film “American Hustle”—a truth revealed in a 2015 … Continue reading →

2016: The year of pay equity discrimination claims

The employment practices liability (EPL) landscape never disappoints when it comes to keeping employers on their toes. 2015 was no different. Continue reading →

What Will the Overtime Changes Mean for US Employers?

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Employers across the US have been anxiously (albeit nervously) awaiting specifics on updates to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) as directed by President Obama in early 2014. The FLSA (also known as the Wage and Hour Law) regulates minimum … Continue reading →

Is the End Nigh for UK Salary Sacrifice Schemes? And Why Does it Matter?

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The UK’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, recently released his autumn statement which calls to assess the relevance and future of salary sacrifice schemes. Continue reading →

Employers Be Prepared – Updates to the Overtime Exemptions are Changing

UPDATE:  Employers across the country are still holding their breath, particularly as salary budgeting for 2016 is coming due. Continue reading →

Stop Talking About Compensation; Start Talking About Total Rewards

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In survey after survey, employers tell us that among their top concerns – if not their number one priority – is winning the war for talent. An issue of such strategic importance deserves a strategic response, and one way to … Continue reading →

Does Your Compensation Strategy Make the Grade?

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No matter what business you are in, your people are your most important asset. They‘re often your largest operating expense as well. Yet all too often, the compensation programs that affect your workforce have not undergone a thorough review. To … Continue reading →