EEOC and WHD Alliance Impacts Every Employer

EEOC and WHD Alliance

The EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunities Commission) and Department of Labor WHD (Wage and Hour Division) have agreed on a partnership to enforce “workplace justice issues”. Effective September 13, the EEOC and WHD alliance involves greater collaboration on employment-related matters and regulatory enforcement.  Coordination between the two agencies will increase through information sharing, joint investigations, training,…

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UK Ethnicity Pay Gap Reporting: What It Means for Employers

ethnicity pay gap reporting

In April 2023, the UK government published new guidance for employers on how to measure, report on and address ethnicity pay differences within their organizations. Here we consider how to collect, track, and analyze ethnicity data for companies which voluntarily publish ethnicity pay gap reports.  What is the purpose of collecting ethnicity data? Ethnicity pay…

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Honoring the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr.

On the third Monday of January each year, we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Although Martin Luther King Jr. Day was first observed on January 20, 1986, it wasn’t until 2000 that all 50 U.S. states acknowledged the event. The now federal holiday honors Dr. King’s birthday and the…

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