Achieve Pay Equity On a Global Scale

Pay equity

Pay equity laws are surfacing all over the world. It’s happening so fast that it’s honestly difficult to keep track of, that is, until now. Trusaic created the Pay Equity Definitive Guide to help employers around the world manage emerging pay equity requirements. Included in this over 60-page resource are specific employer pay equity requirements.…

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New Nevada Pay Equity Law Takes Effect

Nevada Pay Equity

Nevada has joined a host of other states in promoting equal pay with the passage of Senate Bill 293. Effective October 1, the law primarily aims to minimize gender and race/ethnicity pay gaps with a salary history ban. Inquiring into a prospective employee’s wage history information can perpetuate inequities for some job applicants, such as women…

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Colorado Updates Pay Transparency Guidance

Pay transparency

Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act is proving to be a work in progress as both state employers and legislators navigate its multi-layered requirements.  Following the Act’s passage, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) issued Equal Pay Transparency Rules (EPT Rules) with additional information on job and promotional postings for employers. CDLE…

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Pay Transparency Requirements Proposed in the EU

Pay transparency

Like the United States and its Equal Pay Act of 1963, the European Union (EU) has had equal pay laws on the books for decades. As recently noted in a press release by the European Commission (one of the branches of the EU government): “The right to equal pay for the same work or work…

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Doing Business in Washington Requires Pay Equity

Washington Requires Pay Equity

3 minute read  The great state of Washington boasts some of the world’s most influential businesses, from Microsoft, Starbucks, Amazon, and Costco to Zillow, T-Mobile, and Nordstrom. These firms are global in reach, and yet, along with all other employers (public and private) in the state, they are subject to the Equal Pay & Opportunities…

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Doing Business in California Requires Pay Equity

California's Equal Pay Act

4 minute read  California is home to one of the United States’ most critical economic engines, from Silicon Valley to big agriculture to the Disney Parks. California would be the fifth-largest economy in the world, if it were its own country, according to Forbes. Yet many employers may not be aware that regulating this massive…

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A Guide to Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act

Several states and cities are passing laws to further bolster the federal Equal Pay Act. Trusaic is featuring some of these laws to provide insight into trends in pay equity compliance requirements as more of these laws are considered by states, counties, and municipalities. In this post, we look at Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal…

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The Right And Wrong Measures Of Diversity and Inclusion

There’s an overall awareness in the working world, now, where discrimination and wage disparity are merely two of the issues coming to light that have affected organizations and their employees for decades. Employers have begun adopting best practices to which they can remedy some of these issues and rectify certain errors that have prevented specific…

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Banning Salary History: One Step Toward Establishing Pay Equity

Anyone who has ever completed a job application remembers the dreaded portion requesting salary history. It was a trap, really, as potential employers were able to contact the former jobs of their applicants and request that history themselves. So even if you desired more money, it was nearly impossible to request that without contractual pushback.…

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Federal Court Rules Philly’s Salary History Ban Is Constitutional

In 2017, the City of Philadelphia sought to join numerous states and localities in addressing pay disparities tied to gender and race/ethnicity. The City enacted the Wage Equity Ordinance, which contains a salary history ban with two prongs. First, employers in Philadelphia could no longer request salary information from applicants (the “Inquiry Prong”). Second, employers…

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