How Pay Equity Audits Can Help Companies Avoid Racial Discrimination

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As the historian, Howard Zinn said, “you can’t be neutral on a moving train.” The waves of community outreach, protests, and activism following the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Rayshard Brooks, and too many others present employers with an opportunity to implement or reinforce antiracist policies at work. One critical step in accomplishing this…

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How to Leverage Your Workforce Data to Meet DEI Goals


Data is key to uncovering and resolving workplace issues around diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). A recent Harvard Business Review article dives into how organizations can leverage their data to increase equality in the workplace. The article focuses on a white paper officially titled Goals and Targets for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and identifies four…

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An Employer’s Guide to Navigating the DEI&A Landscape

Navigating the DEI&A Landscape

With the landscape around diversity, equity, inclusion, and access (DEI&A) continuing to evolve, employers need to be aware of what their responsibilities are for ensuring a safe, discrimination-free work environment for their staff. Before diving into the different nuances regarding the growing legislation driving employers to foster equitable work environments, it would be best to…

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DEI Update: Nasdaq Seeks to Adopt Board Diversity Rule

DEI and Nasdaq

3 minute read In an effort to bring greater diversity to U.S. corporations, Nasdaq, Inc.. is “pushing to require the thousands of companies listed on its stock exchange to include women, racial minorities, and LGBT individuals on their boards,” said the Wall Street Journal, adding that Nasdaq has “filed a proposal with the Securities and…

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Why D&I Matters in the Financial Services Sector

Why D&I Matters

3 minute read Employers across the nation, and across the globe, are working to create diversity and inclusion (D&I) programs, not just due to increased regulation, but also to take advantage of greater opportunity. According to Deloitte, such D&I programs “can improve results, provide different perspectives, and [help companies] better connect with a more diverse…

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DEI Measurement, Analysis, & Implementation During COVID-19

7 minute read: COVID-19’s Assault on Equality It is well-known that the global COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated inequalities by race/ethnicity, gender, education level, and income. Here in Los Angeles, the mortality rate for the least affluent communities is four times larger than that in the most affluent communities. Black and Hispanic/Latinx death rates are more…

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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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NLRB: Labor Laws Cannot be Used to Protect Racists

The National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) is the primary federal agency responsible for making decisions on workplace issues surrounding union activity. The NLRB interprets the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”), legislation that guarantees certain rights to employees, such as the right to form or join a union, as well as the right to refrain from…

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