Equal Pay Named in EEOC Targeted Priorities

Equal Pay

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has taken another step toward achieving its goal of equal pay and eliminating discrimination.  EEOC objectives for fiscal years 2024 through 2028 are highlighted in its Strategic Enforcement Plan (SEP), released on September 21. And its message is uncompromising.  EEOC priorities The Commission’s clear focus is on combatting employment…

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US Pay Equity Regulations and the EU Pay Transparency Directive

pay equity regulations

Complying with pay equity regulations is a constant challenge for employers operating in multiple jurisdictions. In this article we explore the parallels between the EU Pay Transparency Directive, and the diverse state-level regulations and federal laws in the US.  US compliance: challenges facing employers  As they endeavor to ensure workplace fairness and equal compensation, American…

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Equal Pay Awareness Day: How to Analyze & Close the LGBTQIA+ Pay Gap

LGBTQIA+ pay gap

June 15th, 2023 is a significant date for highlighting wage disparities and LGBTQIA+ workplace challenges as Equal Pay Today partners with the LGBTQIA+ community to draw attention to discrimination. While the gender pay gap is regularly analyzed, accurate data on the LGBTQIA+ pay gap is not easily available.  Taking place during Pride Month, LGBTQIA+ Equal…

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Is the US Moving Towards National Pay Transparency Legislation?

Pay Transparency Legislation

On March 14, 2023, Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) introduced the “Salary Transparency Act,” HR 1599, a significant piece of pay transparency legislation, which would require all employers nationwide to disclose pay ranges in job listings, provide wage ranges to job applicants, and provide that same information to existing employees. The legislation is intended to close…

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