How to Leverage Your Workforce Data to Meet DEI Goals

Data

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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Gap Between ESG Efforts & Expectations Becoming More Apparent

ESG Efforts

Companies today should be aware that their employees, customers, and shareholders are increasingly having “trust issues” with them. These organizations could face strong consequences from “talking the talk but not walking the walk” with regard to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria. For example, while 80% of the U.S. population want companies to help solve…

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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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Georgia Results May Have Impact on Federal Pay Equity Law

Federal Pay Equity Law

2 minute read Federal pay equity legislation took another step toward becoming reality after the victories of two Democrats in the January 5 Senate runoff election in Georgia. Democrats will soon hold a slim edge in the Senate, and according to Bloomberg, this will open a new path for workplace-related bills, including those related to…

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Looking Back at Senator Harris’s Equal Pay Plan

Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work

2 minute read Last week, Democrats secured two Senate seats in Georgia, giving them a narrow edge in the Senate and thrusting Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris even further into the national spotlight. With the critical ability to serve as tie-breaker in the evenly split chamber, Harris will immediately occupy a position of power to shape…

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2021 Pay Data Reporting & Enforcement of the CA Equal Pay Act

CA Equal Pay Act

4 minute read With new pay data reporting legislation underway––and the first annual reporting deadline in March 2021 fast approaching––it’s important to take a look at what SB 973 (California’s Pay Data Reporting) means for employers, not only in terms of reporting but enforcement.  According to the law, SB 973 authorizes the Department of Fair…

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UK Employers: Gender Pay Gap Reports are Coming

Gender Pay Gap Reports

3 minute read Imagine you are a business leader in the UK heading into 2021. You have a lot to consider as the new year dawns. There are new rules for businesses that are part of the Brexit transition. There is the continued reality of a global pandemic and its economic effects. And there is…

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Pay Data Reporting Goes into Effect January 2021

Pay Data Reporting

3 minute read Following the signing of California Senate Bill 973 (“SB 973”) into law on September 30, 2020, mandatory CA pay data reporting will take effect on January 1, 2021. The new requirements under SB 973  (California’s Pay Data Reporting) are positioned to have far-reaching implications for pay equity and pay data reporting both in…

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