Celebrating an American Hero: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was born on January 15, 1929. He was assassinated on April 4, 1968. That same year—only four days after his assassination—an effort was launched to create a national holiday honoring King’s legacy—although that legislation didn’t pass until 1983, with the first observance of the date not taking place until 1986.…

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Celebrating Native Heritage: Indigenous Cultures in the United States

As November 1st marks the beginning of Native American and Alaska Native Heritage Month, it’s a significant occasion that deserves attention, offering employees an opportunity to recognize colleagues with Native American and Alaska Native Heritage. Celebrating native heritage is a great way to raise awareness and build understanding and inclusivity for this important demographic in…

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Addressing Pay Disparities on Latina Women’s Equal Pay Day

October 5 is Latina Women’s Equal Pay Day, the approximate date when Latina women’s earnings catch up to the earnings of white non-Hispanic men from the previous year. It’s a measure designed to bring attention to ongoing pay disparities between, in this case, Latina Women and their white male colleagues. It’s also a measure that…

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Colorado Equal Pay Act: Understanding Key Changes To Legislation

Colorado recently passed Senate Bill 23-105, which amends Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act. The law, signed by Governor Jared Polis, modifies pay transparency requirements for job listings and internal promotion opportunities. The Colorado Equal Pay Act amendments will come into force on January 1st, 2024. In this article, we explore the background to…

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