Ensuring Equal Pay for Moms, Especially Mothers of Color

Moms Equal Pay Day

Moms Equal Pay Day falls on August 15 this year. It marks the point in the year when mothers need to work to catch up with men’s previous year earnings. The date fluctuates each year—in 2022 it was September 8, indicating that some progress has been made. Still, a significant wage gap for working mothers…

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Canada Pay Equity Act Anticipated to Take Effect This Year

Canada Pay Equity

In a landmark effort to ensure that pay equity is both achieved and maintained, the Canadian parliament passed the Pay Equity Act in December of 2018. The Pay Equity Act will create new proactive pay obligations on employers in the public and private sectors. Since 2018, covered organizations have waited for the Act to take…

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Biden Executive Order on DEI Has Serious Implications for Employers


Employers should take note of an Executive Order related to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) made by President Biden on his first day in office. While the order applies only to departments and agencies of the Federal Government, it’s likely to have a far-reaching impact on private-sector employers as well. For context, Executive Order 13985…

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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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