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
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EQUAL PAY DAY 2023: ATTACKING THE GENDER PAY GAP
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 Year Ahead in Pay Transparency/Equity
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.
Equal Pay Transparency Laws May Potentially Impact the PERM and H Visa Process
Equal Pay Transparency (EPT) laws have been passed in several states and localities, potentially impacting the permanent employment certification (PERM)/H-1B labor condition application (LCA) proces
U.S. Men’s and Women’s Soccer Teams to Be Paid Equally under New Deal
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
Trailblazing Labor Contracts End U.S. Women’s Soccer Players’ Equal Pay Lawsuit
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
What’s Golf Got to Do with It? Linking Fairway Sand Traps to Workplace Equity Gaps
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
White House Focuses on Pay Equity and Transparency
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
President Biden Signs Executive Order Promoting Pay Equity and Transparency
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
Attacking the Gender Pay Gap in Your Workplace
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.
Equal Pay Rules
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.
US Women’s National Team Reaches $24 Million Settlement in Gender Discrimination Lawsuit!
Earlier last month, the United States Women’s National Team (USWNT) reached an agreement with US Soccer to end a lengthy pay equity dispute, resulting in a $24 million settlement. In a joint statement, US Soccer and the USWNT said, “We are pleased to announce that, contingent on the negotiation
Why Pay Equity Matters for Manufacturers and How Manufacturers Can Proactively Reduce Risk
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
Addressing and Avoiding Pay Equity
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.
Study Demonstrates Earlier Physician Retirement Overall and Increased Pay Equity Concerns for Female Doctors During the Pandemic
This month, Doximity issued its Fifth Annual 2021 Physician Compensation Report. With the continued strain of the pandemic spanning 2021, the self-reported physician data reflected widespread burnout and early retirement, especially by female physicians. With respect to physician compensation, Doximity findings demonstrated:
While average doctor pay increased 3.8 percent between