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Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Five Practical Suggestions to Improve Pay Equity

November 2, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Employees, shareholders, and many other stakeholders are beginning to see pay equity as a fundamental expectation among public and private companies ― and for good reason. A more equitable pay practice drives better attraction and retention of talent, a more […]


Research

Black Women Must Work 263 Extra Days to Achieve White Men’s Pay

September 20, 2022

Via: SHRM

When Sharawn Tipton began her career, she beamed with optimism. She had just graduated from California State University, East Bay in Hayward, Calif. As a young Black woman in corporate America, Tipton was determined to prove herself. She consistently performed […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Ask HR: Who Is Responsible for Ensuring Pay Equity?

April 1, 2022

Via: SHRM

Someone recently shared companywide salary information with me. Looking at the data, I am concerned that there are substantial salary discrepancies at my company among people doing comparable work. Should I address this with leadership or HR? Are companies required […]


Research

Highest Pay Increases in Years Won’t Match Inflation

February 16, 2022

Via: SHRM

Employee demands are driving changes in compensation strategy as employers respond to labor shortages and surging inflation, new research shows. Pay data and software firm Payscale’s 2022 Compensation Best Practices Report reveals that 85 percent of organizations are concerned about […]


Research

Common Reasons for Flagged Pay Differences

February 14, 2022

Via: SHRM

Some employers have a practice of periodically conducting statistical analyses of employee compensation, under attorney-client privilege, to identify potential areas of risk related to pay equity concerns. These analyses are usually focused on gender and race or national origin. Through […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Keeping Bonus Programs Fair and Equitable

October 26, 2021

Via: SHRM

Much light has been shed on inequitable compensation, driving many organizations to close base pay gaps that reflect conscious or unconscious biases about employees’ gender, race, ethnicity or other criteria unrelated to performance. Many employers, however, continue using bonus programs […]


Research

Employers: Start Planning How to Pull Pay Data for EEO-1 Reports

July 7, 2021

Via: SHRM

Businesses should prepare a strategy for submitting employee pay data on their EEO-1 reports while they wait for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to respond to a court order to start […]


Research

How Organizations Can Recover from the Pandemic’s Impact on Pay Equity and Transparency

April 15, 2021

Via: HR Hero

The gender pay gap has taken a hit during the pandemic, with economists predicting it may take nearly 20 years to recover to pre-pandemic levels of equality. At the same time, the workplace has been completely transformed, likely for good, […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Landing Safely on Pay Equity Issues

August 14, 2019

Via: Workforce

Like many people, I followed the recent incident on a Southwest Airlines flight when an engine exploded after taking off from New York’s LaGuardia Airport. At 32,000 feet, the engine explosion shattered a window and caused significant damage to the […]


Communication, Software

Seven Pay Equity Questions Every HR Professional Should Ask

May 6, 2019

Via: HR Hero

In part 1 of this article we explored problems with pay equity and discussed an approach for getting pay equity right. Today we’ll provide you with 7 questions that every HR professional should ask about pay equity. Seven Questions Every […]


Research, Software

6 California HR Issues to Watch in 2019

January 4, 2019

Via: SHRM

In light of recent developments in California, HR teams are likely focused on creating meaningful anti-harassment training programs, complying with pay-equity laws, reviewing employee classifications and more. Here are the key issues to watch in the months ahead. 1. Sexual-Harassment-Prevention […]


Research, Software

The New Meaning of the Equal Pay Act’s Promise of Pay Equity

June 14, 2018

Via: HR Hero

Never before has the Equal Pay Act (EPA) gotten so much attention. In fact, “pay equity” has become a term that every employer must understand. That’s because courts have begun examining the meaning of pay equity under the EPA, and […]


News

New York Toughens Equal Pay Laws

January 25, 2017

Via: SHRM

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed two executive orders: one requiring state contractors to regularly disclose employee job title and salary data and the other prohibiting state agencies from making pre-job offer inquiries about candidates’ prior or current salary. […]