Tag Archives: diversity

The increasing trend toward pay transparency: EEOC announces changes to EEO-1 report

On September 29, 2016 the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced final changes to amend the annual EEO-1 report. Beginning in 2018, not only will applicable employers have to submit demographic information, but employee W-2 wages and hours worked data … Continue reading →

Getting ready to report your gender pay gap in the U.K.

April 2018 may sound a long way off. But from that date, it’s proposed that all companies with over 250 employees in the U.K. will have to report their ‘gender pay gap’—aka, the difference in pay between all male and … Continue reading →

The fourth industrial revolution and being fair by design

As we move through the fourth industrial revolution, a few things stand out. Among them, that the ongoing discrimination against women — a shameful cultural and historical legacy — has no place in this century. I find it scandalous that … Continue reading →

Living up to U.S. pay equity

It requires a deeper level of analysis to ensure your pay practices are truly equitable across your employee population. Continue reading →

Which Bathroom Do I Use?

If an employee comes to you and asks this question, how would you respond? The debate over bathrooms has been all over the media. Continue reading →

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’s Next for Employers After the Same Sex Marriage Ruling?

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One thing the Obergefell v. Hodges ruling can do is to make life much easier for employers and their human resources departments. Continue reading →

DOL’s New Definition of “Spouse” Takes Effect March 27

On February 25, 2015, The Department of Labor revised the regulatory definition of “spouse” under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to include same-sex marriages regardless of the state in which the employee lives. Therefore, eligible employees in a … Continue reading →