Law Firm Subject of Gender Pay Discrimination Lawsuit

Law Firm Subject of Gender Pay Discrimination Lawsuit

Even law firms and attorneys are not immune to equal pay issues. Six lawyers from Jones Day have filed a class-action lawsuit alleging an array of gender discrimination claims against the law firm, including pay discrimination, sexual harassment, and stifled advancement. Current plaintiffs and former employees Nilab Rahyar Tolton and Andrea Mazingo, in addition to…

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A Pay Equity Audit Can Protect Organizations

A Pay Equity Audit Can Protect Organizations

A pay equity audit identifies pay differences between employees that cannot be explained due to job-related factors. It is a multi-disciplinary effort that requires extensive domain knowledge expertise in labor law across various jurisdictions, such as econometrics, statistics and statistical modeling, workforce data management, and knowledge of regulatory audit processes by agencies such as the…

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EEO-1 Pay Data Reporting Deadline Confirmed [UPDATE]

EEO-1 snapshots for pay data reporting for the 2017 and 2018 tax years will need to be submitted by September 30, 2019. The deadline was set in an order by a Washington D.C federal judge in April, with the pay reporting data periods confirmed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) last week. The…

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EEOC Promotes Equal Pay Enforcement Activities

EEOC Promotes Equal Pay Enforcement Activities

For Equal Pay Day this year, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued an update on its enforcement activity, highlighting on the penalty assessments for the 2018 FY. In particular, the EEOC stated that for the 2018 FY, the agency collected nearly $15 million from cases involving equal pay violations: $10.5 million for resolving administrative…

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Democrats Push for Passage of Paycheck Fairness Act [UPDATE]

Democrats Push for Passage of Paycheck Fairness Act

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives have reintroduced and passed the Paycheck Fairness Act (PFA). Will 2019 be the year we see the bill become law? It just may be. Hoping to capitalize on their majority in the House of Representatives, Democrats have introduced the PFA for the eleventh time and passed the legislation…

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Get to Know New Jersey’s Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act

Get to Know New Jersey’s Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act

Several states and cities are passing laws to further bolster the federal Equal Pay Act. The PayParitysm Post is featuring some of these laws to provide insight into trends in pay equity compliance requirements as more of these laws are considered by states, counties, and municipalities. In this post, we look at New Jersey’s Diane…

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EEO-1 Pay Data Reporting Back in Play

A federal judge in Washington D.C. has lifted the stay of The U.S. Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB ) stay on pay data requirements for EEO-1 reporting. The stay was lifted on March 4, 2019, putting employers in the awkward position to now have to report on pay data when submitting their EEO-1 reports…

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2018 EEO-1 Reporting Deadlines Extended

2018 EEO-1 Reporting Deadlines Extended

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has postponed the opening of the online portal for EEO-1 Report until March 2019. In accordance with this delay, the filing deadline to submit an EEO-1 Report for the 2018 tax year has been extended to May 31, 2019. The data that needs to be provided as part…

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