Tag: wage transparency

Navigating California’s New Pay Data Reporting and Pay Transparency Law

California has taken a bold step toward pay equality and fairness with the recent implementation of Senate Bill (SB) 1162. This dynamic piece of legislation, which has been dubbed a victory for employees, is set to shake up the employment landscape and address the long-standing issue of wage disparity and unequal pay. However, this new […]

How Companies Can Navigate New Pay Laws Currently in Effect

Since the start of the new year, many states have introduced pay compliance laws. As a result, companies are now faced with the difficult task of defining their compensation with clarity and making critical decisions about how pay ranges will be defined within their personnel budgets. Although it’s a tough job, there is a silver […]

How Wage Transparency Laws Impact Immigration

With the start of the new year, two additional states enacted laws requiring employers to provide salary ranges on job postings. On January 1, 2023, California and Washington enacted wage transparency laws, joining Colorado, New Jersey, and New York City. These laws were enacted in response to calls from advocates for fair treatment of similarly […]

Wage Transparency—Is Your Workplace Ready to Open the Books?

One of the most personal and sensitive topics in the workplace—and, indeed, even in social situations—is someone’s salary. The “how much money do you make?” question is seen as one of the rudest things one can ask someone. At the same time, some argue that such transparency may actually be good for the workplace.

Solis, Ledbetter Promote Paycheck Fairness Act in DOL Webcast

This morning, Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis hosted a live webcast promoting the passage of and fielding audience questions about the Paycheck Fairness Act (PFA). The webcast, which featured Lilly Ledbetter as cohost, emphasized the current administration’s efforts to eliminate wage discrimination while promoting wage transparency in the workplace, noting that passage of the PFA […]