This year’s Women’s World Cup, which kicked off on July 20, 2023, has been drawing record viewers both in person and on television. As viewers watch these teams compete, many wonder whether these athletes receive pay equal to their male counterparts. The goal of this Insight is to examine
Articles Discussing Equal Pay In The Workplace.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has expressed a renewed intention to enforce federal laws prohibiting discrimination in pay amid a reported persistent “pay gap” between women and men in the United States workforce. The effort comes as “Equal Pay Day” is being recognized in the United States on
The first Equal Pay Day observance in the United States was organized in 1996 by the National Committee on Pay Equity to raise awareness of the wage gap and its impact on women. Equal Pay Day marks the point when the average woman’s current earnings, combined with what she earned in the previous year, equals what the average man was paid last year. This year, Equal Pay Day will be recognized on March 15, 2023.
The push for fuller transparency continues in 2023, with new state laws coming into effect and the possibility of federal-level activity. Jackson Lewis principals Laura A. Mitchell and Margaret J. (Peggy) Strange cover the compliance complexity of such a patchwork and address the best thing employers can do right now.
Last month, the U.S. Soccer Federation released a statement regarding the implementation of a new collective bargaining agreement. Under this new agreement, which will be in effect until 2028, both the U.S. Men’s and Women’s National Teams will be paid equally. According to an article published on NPR, this decision
The U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF), the governing body for international soccer in the United States, and the unions representing the women’s and men’s national soccer teams, U.S. Women’s National Team Players Association, and the U.S. National Soccer Team Players Association have reached a pair of collective bargaining agreements (CBAs) with
Golf is one of the most significant informal business networks and approximately half of all women feel like their exclusion from these gateways is among the key challenges to reaching the highest echelons of corporate leadership. As a prelude to the 2022 edition of the “Masters Season,” Littler Principal
While the Paycheck Fairness Act (S. 205) is stalled in the U.S. Senate, the White House has called for action on issues relating to pay equity. On March 15, 2022, which was women’s “Equal Pay Day” for 2022 in the United States, President Biden issued an executive order “promoting pay
In addition to digesting OFCCP’s release of a new directive on compensation, government contractors may soon see new regulations around inquiries into and the use of prior salary information. In conjunction with Equal Pay Day, President Biden signed a new Executive Order on Advancing Economy, Efficiency, and Effectiveness in Federal
Equal Pay Day marks the point when the average woman’s current earnings, combined with what she earned in the previous year, equals what the average man was paid last year. This year, equal pay day came early because the national gender wage gap narrowed by one cent. Now, women generally earn, on average, 83 cents to every dollar earned by the average male. Importantly, we have not yet reached equal pay day for Black, Native American, Latina, and certain subpopulations of Asian women.
In this episode, Jen and Erika celebrate the US women’s soccer team settling their equal pay lawsuit and reminding employers about CA’s equal pay laws.
Pay equity is a critical issue for employers — and it should be top of mind for those in the manufacturing industry.
A number of states enacted laws designed to strengthen equal pay protections and improve pay transparency in 2021, and more are expected to follow. These laws reflect a continued and growing focus on the “gender
How critical is pay equity to a company’s human capital? As the labor market continues to change at a rapid pace, employers need to manage the disruptive factors which have an impact on employee compensation and their ability to attract and retain a diverse workforce.