Canada Pay Equity Act Takes Effect Today

Canada Pay Equity

The Canada Pay Equity Act goes into effect today, August 31, 2021, marking the official commencement of a major international move to advance workplace equality. The Act has been highly anticipated since its original passage in 2018. Now that the law is in full force, affected employers must develop and implement pay equity plans that…

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Canada Pay Equity Act Anticipated to Take Effect This Year

Canada Pay Equity

In a landmark effort to ensure that pay equity is both achieved and maintained, the Canadian parliament passed the Pay Equity Act in December of 2018. The Pay Equity Act will create new proactive pay obligations on employers in the public and private sectors. Since 2018, covered organizations have waited for the Act to take…

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Three Essential Pay Equity Practices, According to Iceland

Iceland Equal Pay

3 minute read In the U.S., comprehensive pay equity legislation is long overdue. This congressional inaction  means that U.S.-based companies must look overseas to gauge how foreign markets and governments are responding to the growing international movement for gender equality in the workplace. According to a new article in the Harvard Business Review, Iceland has…

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Lessons from Canada’s Equal Pay Act

Canada’s Equal Pay Act

3 minute read  In a landmark effort to close the Candian gender wage gap, and to ensure that pay equity is both achieved and maintained, the Canadian parliament passed the Pay Equity Act in December of 2018. Although the Pay Equity Act has yet to take legal effect, it is expected to come into force…

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Latinas Face a Lifetime of Gender Wage Gap Across the U.S.

Latinas Face a Lifetime of Gender Wage Gap

3 minute read  As the electoral returns trickled in last week, the eyes of the nation watched as new demographics carved out a new constituency, and much was said about the Latino vote. Long underrepresented in media writ large, and conspicuously lacking from high office and executive positions, a new focus on DE&I initiatives is…

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Kamala Harris’s Plan to Compel Equal Pay Compliance

Senator Kamala Harris is a historic choice for vice president by almost any standard. Yet there is one part of her record that is often overlooked but nonetheless critical to the U.S. keeping pace with the international community, and that is Senator Harris’s fight for pay equity. Trusaic recently took readers of the PayParity Post…

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