Tag: female


Limiting Female Construction Worker’s Assignments Was Adverse Action

March 6, 2023


While employers have discretion in making assignments and can justify certain limitations in duties, a construction company’s refusal to let a female employee work at elevation led to a discrimination claim that is now moving forward to trial. The plaintiff […]

Workplace wellness

Gender health gap: employers must get serious about female-specific health issues

November 1, 2022

Via: Personnel Today

While the gender pay gap has climbed the ladder of importance on the political agenda in recent years, pay is not the only inequality that has been entrenched in UK workplaces. The UK also has a large gender health gap […]


Princeton Pays 1M in Gender-Based Pay Discrimination Settlement

December 30, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Princeton University recently agreed to pay nearly $1 million in cumulative back wages to 106 female professors whom the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) found to be victims of gender-based pay discrimination. The […]

Research, Software

Parental Leave Policies: What to Know and What to Consider

February 13, 2020

Via: HR Hero

As American tech companies continue to offer generous parental leave policies, the pressure increases on employers in other industries to consider and implement policies that allow employees time to bond with a new child. Although current federal law doesn’t require […]


EEOC sues packing company for paying female exec $18K less than male peer

September 6, 2019

Via: HR Dive

Only 60% of employers are actively working to achieve pay equity, according to the 2019 Pay Equity Practices Survey of C-suite and Reward Leaders conducted by WorldatWork and Korn Ferry; 7% said it isn’t on their radar. But companies that […]

Research, Software

Diversifying the Tech Industry: How Female Talent Can Get Ahead

July 9, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Gender diversity is important for every organization, but there’s one industry that is consistently in the news for being the least diverse of them all: the information technology (IT) industry, or, more commonly, the “tech industry.” Research reveals that there […]

News, Research, Software

Employers Face Heavy Burden When Defending EPA Claims

May 14, 2018

Via: HR Hero

Not only must you be vigilant in preventing workplace sexual harassment in the age of #MeToo, but you also may face an uphill battle in defending against gender-based pay discrimination claims under the Equal Pay Act (EPA), according to a […]