Nearly 80% of companies consider pay equity to be an organizational priority, given its profound benefits for both companies and their employees. However, a majority of organizations are perceived as average or below when it comes to their approach. Considering transparent communication around salary is a matter of importance to most employees, to the point that it affects their desire to stay with an employer, it’s vital to have the right strategy in place. After more than 10 years of assisting employers with their pay equity initiatives, I’ve seen how important transparency and communication are to their success.