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Equal Pay

8th Circuit: ‘Economic Conditions’ Did Not Allow Unequal Pay

The U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals (which covers Arkansas, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota) recently affirmed a jury’s decision that a furniture manufacturer was liable for sex-based wage discrimination under the Equal Pay Act (EPA) and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

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The Present and Future of Women in the Workforce

While we all expect equal treatment and opportunity at work, women in the workplace have historically been faced with an uneven playing field. Data from an iCIMS survey of 1,000 office professionals reveals that U.S. companies are making progress, but still struggle with gender issues, including the pay gap, parental leave, hiring women in STEM, and promoting women to C-level positions.

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dress code

Business Casual Dress Codes: Do Your Employees Dress for Success?

Now that summer has officially started, you can expect your employees to start dressing for the warmer temperatures. Do you have to send out a dress code reminder at the beginning of the summer to remind employees about what’s inappropriate and what’s not? New research from Robert Half may make you want to send a […]

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What Is Sex Stereotyping?

Have you heard the term “sex stereotyping”? Do you know what it means in reference to workplace behaviors?

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women

New Report Offers Insight into Women in the Workforce

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 47% of U.S. workers are women. While we all expect equal treatment and opportunity at work, women in the workplace have historically been faced with an uneven playing field. Recent data from an iCIMS survey, of 1,000 office professionals, reveals that U.S. companies are making progress, but still struggle […]

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gender gap

Will Outlawing Questions About Pay History Narrow the Gender Pay Gap?

New York City is the most recent addition to the list of jurisdictions that prohibit employers from asking job applicants about their salary history.  The restriction on pay history inquiries is intended to shift an employer’s focus from a history-based offer to a market-based offer. 

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stress

Vacation Time: Majority of Employees Are Burnt Out at Work, Some Are Highly Stressed or Both

Employee burnout is becoming all too common these days. According to a new CareerBuilder survey, three in five workers (61%) say they are burned out in their current job, and 31% report high or extremely high levels of stress at work, yet a third of all workers (33%) have not taken or do not plan […]

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