California SB 1162: Frequently Asked Questions

California SB 1162

Every so often, a “tsunami” law comes crashing in. SB 1162, the new California pay transparency law, is sweeping in with substantial changes to the employment landscape. So significant, that employers who have just one employee need to comply with at least part of the new requirements. Poised to pinpoint patterns of wage discrimination, California…

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Honor Military Veterans By Hiring Them

Veterans

Veteran’s Day is a time to take stock of how fortunate we are to live in a country with extensive freedoms, and how fortunate we are to have brave men and women who, generation after generation, step forward to willingly put their lives on the line to protect those freedoms for all of us. While…

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New York City Pay Transparency Law Takes Effect Nov. 1

New York City pay transparency law

New York City’s trending pay transparency law is finally set to take effect on November 1. The law requires employers to share salary ranges for new positions, promotions, and transfers in an effort to help reduce gender and racial pay discrimination.  Below we go into the details of the new law, explain its history, and…

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California SB 1162 Signed Into Law: Takes Effect Jan. 1

California SB 1162

Yesterday afternoon, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed SB 1162 into law. It is now one of the most aggressive pay equity laws in the country. Effective January 1, 2023, a mere three months from now, organizations around the country will have sweeping new reporting requirements to comply with. To help you prepare for the forthcoming…

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OFCCP To Release Federal Contractor EEO-1 Reports

EEO-1 Report

On August 19, 2022, the Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs (OFCCP) gave notice regarding a request to release federal contractors’ EEO-1 report data. Below we dive into the specifics of the request, which organizations it applies to, and what to do to prepare. Why is the OFCCP requesting EEO-1 report data? The Center for…

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States Promote Pay Transparency with Salary Range Disclosures

Pay Transparency

Over the last two years, pay transparency laws have gained traction in the U.S. with no signs of slowing down. In fact, Inc. has called 2022 “the year of pay transparency.” What is pay transparency? Essentially, it’s the practice of openly sharing current and prospective employee compensation. Pay transparency is a proven method for combating…

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Ireland Pay Gap Reporting Regulations Released

Ireland Pay Gap

Last year, Irish lawmakers passed the Gender Pay Gap Information Act 2021. The Act aims to close the pay gap between men and women by requiring employers to publish information about gender wage gaps within their organizations. Nearly a year later, the Irish government released the regulations outlining gender pay gap reporting obligations for employers.…

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