Calls Increase for Race/Ethnicity Pay Gap Reporting

Race/Ethnicity Pay Gap Reporting

Employers may already be aware of the pressure to disclose the gender pay gap in their organizations. What they may not know is that the pay gap issue is equally relevant with regard to all protected classes, not just in terms of gender. As a result, employers need to be prepared with pay equity solutions…

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DEI Update: Nasdaq Seeks to Adopt Board Diversity Rule

DEI and Nasdaq

3 minute read In an effort to bring greater diversity to U.S. corporations, Nasdaq, Inc.. is “pushing to require the thousands of companies listed on its stock exchange to include women, racial minorities, and LGBT individuals on their boards,” said the Wall Street Journal, adding that Nasdaq has “filed a proposal with the Securities and…

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DEI & Your Investments: Biden Takes Action on Day One

DEI & Your Investments

3 minute read On day one of the new Biden-Harris Administration, among a flurry of executive orders, President Biden ordered the review of a controversial Department of Labor rule heldover from the previous administration. The “Financial Factors in Selecting Plan Investments” rule (the ESG rule) repudiates a current investment trend known as ESG: environment, social,…

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How Social Movements Impact DEI in the Workplace

Social Movements Impact DEI

2 minute read  Over the past several years, social movements aimed at equality have had a dramatic impact on the national conversation, at times extending to the influence of corporate practices. In the past, discussions of topics such as equal pay and racial equality in the workplace have often been perceived as taboo. However, factors…

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NLRB: Labor Laws Cannot be Used to Protect Racists

The National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) is the primary federal agency responsible for making decisions on workplace issues surrounding union activity. The NLRB interprets the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”), legislation that guarantees certain rights to employees, such as the right to form or join a union, as well as the right to refrain from…

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