New Nevada Pay Equity Law Takes Effect

Nevada Pay Equity

Nevada has joined a host of other states in promoting equal pay with the passage of Senate Bill 293. Effective October 1, the law primarily aims to minimize gender and race/ethnicity pay gaps with a salary history ban. Inquiring into a prospective employee’s wage history information can perpetuate inequities for some job applicants, such as women…

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Canada Pay Equity Act Takes Effect Today

Canada Pay Equity

The Canada Pay Equity Act goes into effect today, August 31, 2021, marking the official commencement of a major international move to advance workplace equality. The Act has been highly anticipated since its original passage in 2018. Now that the law is in full force, affected employers must develop and implement pay equity plans that…

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Colorado Updates Pay Transparency Guidance

Pay transparency

Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act is proving to be a work in progress as both state employers and legislators navigate its multi-layered requirements.  Following the Act’s passage, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) issued Equal Pay Transparency Rules (EPT Rules) with additional information on job and promotional postings for employers. CDLE…

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NYDFS To Require DEI Reporting From Financial Institutions

NYDFS

New York state is joining in on the evolving commitment to achieve and sustain more diverse, equitable, and inclusive (DEI) workforces, as a recent letter issued by New York Superintendent of Financial Services, Linda. A Lacelwell finds. The letter, addressed to New York State banking institutions, emphasizes the importance of diversity, and perspective when making…

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Maine Joins California in Push for Enforcement of Employment Laws

Maine Enforcement of Employment Laws

Maine joined several other states in crafting legislation intended to expand representative actions for workers with the passage of An Act to Enhance Enforcement of Employment Laws (L.D. 1711) in June. Specifically, the bill aimed to provide workers with the ability to enforce laws governing employment practices and prohibiting workplace discrimination. While the bill was…

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Equal Pay for Team USA Act of 2021 Gains Traction

Equal Pay for Team USA

Gender-based pay inequities have long pervaded American sports, but a growing number of lawmakers and athletes are advocating for a solution: “equal pay for equal play.” This principle is embodied in the “Equal Pay for Team USA Act of 2021,” a bipartisan piece of legislation reintroduced to the Senate on Jul. 13, 2021. Originally brought…

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OFCCP Releases 2021 CSAL Schedule

CSAL

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has released its Corporate Scheduling Announcement List (CSAL) for the 2021 fiscal year. Included in the list are 750 federal contractor and subcontractor establishments that will be audited by the OFCCP. Of the 750 total audits, there will be 668 establishment reviews, 19…

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Rhode Island’s New Pay Equity Law at a Glance

Pay Equity

Rhode Island is joining the wave of pay equity legislation growing across the country with the passage of its Senate Bill S0270. Effective Jan. 1, 2023, the law aims to ensure fairness in compensation for all employees and offers recourse for workers who have experienced wage discrimination from their employers. Below we have outlined what…

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Your Pay Data Reporting Questions Answered

Pay Data Reporting

Earlier this year we spoke in a webinar on pay data reporting with Hacking HR. The focus of our presentation related to California’s SB 973 and the employee pay data reporting requirements.  While the deadline for submitting pay data reporting information for the 2020 tax year has since passed, we thought it would be beneficial…

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