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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OFCCP Lawsuit Against Oracle Highlights the Financial Risk of Not Complying with Equal Pay Regulations

OFCCP Lawsuit Against Oracle Highlights the Financial Risk of Not Complying with Equal Pay Regulations

The pay discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFFCP) against tech giant Oracle is back in the news after the federal agency sought leave to file an amendment to the original complaint. At risk are $100 million in federal government contracts that the OFFCP is asking…

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How Aggressive Will OFFCP be in 2018?

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The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) received a record $23 million in the past fiscal year to settle workplace discrimination charges, according to a Bloomberg Law analysis of publicly available government data. How aggressive the OFFCP will be in 2018 remains to be seen. The OFCCP in October filed its first complaint against…

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