Tag: Pay Equity

Pay Equity Audits: On the Rise and Becoming Essential

More companies are adding at least onepay equity auditto their annual planning. Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) research from 2021 shows that 58% of organizations have reviewed their pay structures and decisions, with enterprise-level businesses taking the lead. More than 8 out of 10 said they adjust salaries to account for inequities. These statistics are good […]

5 Practical Suggestions to Improve Pay Equity

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 diverse culture, and better financial performance over the long term. Some of the largest institutional shareholders now […]

Mississippi Pay Equity Law Takes Effect on July 1

Currently, only one state does not have an equal pay law, and that state is Mississippi. On July 1, 2022, Mississippi will join all other states when its equal pay law goes into effect. Let’s take a closer look.

Cost of Working From Home Is Still Unclear

Pay equity has become an important issue in California employment law. It is now a concept of both general fairness and discrimination. For example, employers may not ask about prior salary history because it has been linked to discriminatory factors and reliance on it perpetuates that discrimination. Similarly, the California Equal Pay Act (EPA) requires […]

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

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, with changes resulting from an overnight switch to remote work and fluctuating economic uncertainty.

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What Does Legal Privilege Have to Do with Pay Equity?

Pay equity has put compensation and Human Resources managers in the hot seat for some time.  Hopefully, they have gotten comfortable with being the center of attention because the focus on pay equity isn’t going away—at least not anytime soon. 

The Importance of Economic Empowerment for Women

Economic empowerment is the principle of financial independence for women. Coupon Chief tackled this issue with an infographic that covers the current state of women’s finances and how women can leverage employer benefits to improve their financial status. Check it out below!

Would Pay Transparency Have Helped Avoid U.S. Women’s Soccer Team’s Lawsuit?

In part one of this article series, I was discussing the pay inequality within the U.S. Women’s Soccer team with Tom Cunningham, Vice President of People at Pariveda and Charles Bendotti, Senior Vice President of People and Culture at Philip Morris International (PMI). To listen to the entire episode, click here.