7 Metrics for Monitoring the Effectiveness of DEI Initiatives

Pay equity

Pay equity and pay disparity have achieved prominence in recent years following the recognition that, despite years of attention, inequities continue to exist—especially among women and people of color (POC). The intersectionality of pay equity and DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion) represents the recognition that pay disparities such as wage gaps are influenced not only…

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EEOC’s FY 2021 Activity and the Future of Pay Equity Enforcement


The 2022 fiscal year is shaping up to be busy for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The agency experienced a boost in activity at the end of 2021 according to its Agency Financial Report, indicating the enforcement lull it experienced in 2020 is over. A message from EEOC Chair Charlotte Burrows affirms the…

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Customers React Negatively to Wage Gap Disclosures, HBR Study Finds

Wage gap disclosures

Lawmakers across the globe are finding that pay data reporting requirements for employers are critical for helping to close the gender wage gap. As recently seen in the U.K. and states throughout the U.S., mandatory public disclosure of wage gaps lays bare the integrity of an organization’s pay practices. This increasing visibility into companies’ compensation…

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