How to Set Equitable, Explainable, and Competitive Salary Ranges

Pay transparency

Pay transparency is a key issue facing HR in 2023. It’s estimated that one in four U.S. workers is covered by a law that requires organizations to post salary ranges in job listings. The latest pay transparency legislation came into effect on January 1st in California and Washington State. Pay transparency offers HR an opportunity…

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SEC Enforcement and ESG – What You Need to Know


When most people think of Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) enforcement actions, their minds probably jump to sensational crimes seen on the news, like insider trading and Ponzi schemes. Indeed, these do make up a fair number of SEC enforcement actions. But the SEC conducts hundreds of different enforcement actions every year, collecting billions of…

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Washington State Updates Pay Transparency Guidance

Washington pay transparency

Get ready, employers. Washington State’s pay transparency law goes into effect beginning January  1, 2023, and requires employers to disclose salary and benefit information in job listings. To help employers comply, The Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) has issued several iterations of a draft administrative policy detailing the requirements. Below we cover…

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Pay Transparency Can Save Employers Money—and More

Pay Transparency

When it comes to pay transparency, saving employers money is just one of the advantages. There’s a whole business case for pay transparency that starts with savings. Though it may seem counterintuitive, according to recent research, job listings with pay in the title cost about 67 cents less per click. That’s about a 35% lower…

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Leaders and Laggards of NYC’s Pay Transparency Law

NYC Pay transparency

New York City’s highly anticipated pay transparency law took effect on November 1, 2022. The new law is intended to help reduce gender and racial pay discrimination. At a high level, it requires employers to share minimum and maximum salary or hourly wage for new positions, promotions, and transfers. So, how’s it going now that…

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New York City Pay Transparency Law Takes Effect Nov. 1

New York City pay transparency law

New York City’s trending pay transparency law is finally set to take effect on November 1. The law requires employers to share salary ranges for new positions, promotions, and transfers in an effort to help reduce gender and racial pay discrimination.  Below we go into the details of the new law, explain its history, and…

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The State of The Pay Gap in 2022

pay equity

It’s true that 2022 has been a banner year for change in the workplace. With so many states enacting new laws requiring organizations to prove they harbor fair pay practices, it’s clear that we’re on the path to finally closing the pay gap.  Despite the utmost progress though, the World Economic Forum still predicts that…

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