Hewlett Packard Enterprise Reaches $8.5 Million Pay Gap Settlement

Hewlett Packard

Computer information technology company, Hewlett Packard Enterprise reached a settlement regarding allegations of pay discrimination late last week. 1,735 female employees who worked at the company’s California offices from 2015 onward will be awarded compensation ranging from $500 to $17,000 each. The amount itself will come down to each individual’s tenure with the company and…

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Pay Data Reporting Key To Ending Pay Discrimination

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For the 2017 and 2018 reporting years, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) expanded EEO-1 reporting for employers by introducing the collection of employee pay data. Known as EEO-1 Component 2, the EEOC’s short-lived pay data reporting requirements demonstrated significant value in identifying and resolving pay discrimination in the workplace. This was recently confirmed in…

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California Firm Esri Reaches $2.3 Million Pay Discrimination Settlement

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Despite continuous legislative and social efforts aimed at closing the gender pay gap, pay discrimination persists. The latest organization to learn the value of a pay equity audit the hard way is Esri. The technology company based out of California reached a settlement with the Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP)…

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USWNT Reaches Deal With U.S. Soccer to Ensure Equal Pay

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The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) has reached an agreement with U.S. Soccer Federation regarding pay – ending the several-year-long battle to eliminate pay discrimination. As a result of several new collective bargaining agreements, USWNT has secured equal pay for equal work. Both teams have “identical economical terms,” among other key details.  Below are…

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Takeaways From the 2021 UK Gender Pay Gap Reporting Results

UK gender pay gap

The United Kingdom’s gender pay gap reporting data for 2021 is in. And an analysis of the 2021 reporting year by Lewis Silkin suggests the efforts are paying off: the pay gap appears to be shrinking.  Below we outline trends in this analysis and why evolving pay transparency laws across the pond should matter to…

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LinkedIn Settlement Demonstrates Need For Accurate Pay Equity Audits

LinkedIn Settlement

As pay equity continues to heat up around the world, some organizations are learning the hard way why it’s important to conduct a pay equity audit with the support of experts.  Such is the case with LinkedIn, the professional networking website that ironically hosts much of the dialogue associated with pay equity, the great resignation,…

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Mississippi Equal Pay Law To Take Effect This July

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Last week Mississippi became the last state in the country to pass a law ensuring workers receive equal pay for equal work. On Wednesday, April 20, Governor Tate Reeves signed House Bill 770 into law. The new equal pay law will take effect on July 1. The Mississippi Equal Pay for Equal Work Act marks…

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Introducing The Equal Pay Estimator

Equal Pay Estimator

We are pleased to announce the launch of our Equal Pay Estimator product. Today, organizations can begin using the tool to prevent pay inequities from entering their workforce. The data-driven tool is simple in concept. Employers use the Equal Pay Estimator when extending a job offer to a prospect to ensure that the compensation package…

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Connecticut HB 6380 Requires Salary Range Disclosure

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Effective October 1, 2021, Connecticut employers will have new significant pay equity obligations. Signed into law on June 7, 2021, House Bill No. 6380 (An Act Concerning the Disclosure of Salary Range for a Vacant Position) applies to all organizations within the Constitution State that have at least one employee. Although HB 6380 amends Connecticut…

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