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  • Honest, Accessible Metrics are Key to D&I Reporting and Progress

    Honest, Accessible Metrics are Key to D&I Reporting and Progress

    2 min read A recent article in the Harvard Business Review (HBR) says that organizations must move beyond “performative commitments” to diversity and inclusion (D&I) reporting. The reason is that...

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  • Pay Transparency Requirements Proposed in the EU

    Pay Transparency Requirements Proposed in the EU

    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...

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  • Congress Holds Hearing on Pay Equity, Proposed Laws

    Congress Holds Hearing on Pay Equity, Proposed Laws

    Last month, in the U.S. House of Representatives, the Subcommittee on Diversity and Inclusion held a virtual hearing entitled, “Closing the Racial and Gender Wealth Gap Through Compensation...

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  • Colorado POWR Act Proposes Broad Anti-Discrimination Changes

    Colorado POWR Act Proposes Broad Anti-Discrimination Changes

    Colorado legislators have again signaled that 2021 is a banner year for policy approaches to issues such as diversity, pay equity, and inclusion (DEI). Employers within the state now face a deluge...

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  • SEC-issued Risk Alert Signals Tighter Focus on ESG Claims

    SEC-issued Risk Alert Signals Tighter Focus on ESG Claims

    A new alert issued by the Securities and Exchange Commission indicates that more rigor is coming to reporting requirements related to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing....

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  • WOTC Program Reauthorized and Extended Through 2025

    WOTC Program Reauthorized and Extended Through 2025

    Earlier this year the federal Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) program was extended through December 31, 2025.  The Consolidated Appropriation Act, 2021 (CAA) reauthorized the WOTC program and...

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  • Pay Equity, DEI, and ESG Converge in New Gender Inequality Study

    Pay Equity, DEI, and ESG Converge in New Gender Inequality Study

    A new study of gender inequality demonstrates how 1) pay equity, 2) diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), and 3) economic, social, and governance (ESG) policies are interconnected. The study’s...

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  • CHROs Take on Elevated Role as HR Metrics Grow in Importance

    CHROs Take on Elevated Role as HR Metrics Grow in Importance

    With the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) putting new human-capital data disclosure rules into place, companies’ HR leaders will find themselves taking on more prominence and...

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  • 2021 Could Be the Year The Equality Act Becomes Law

    2021 Could Be the Year The Equality Act Becomes Law

    4 min read Earlier this year, the House of Representatives voted to pass the Equality Act. The bill will now make its way to the Senate and if approved, would amend Title VII of the Civil Rights...

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  • SEC Increases its Focus on ESG-related Disclosures

    SEC Increases its Focus on ESG-related Disclosures

    4 min read As more and more investors are turning to companies who demonstrate commitment to environmental, societal, and governance (ESG) issues, the more that government agencies are focusing on...

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  • New EEOC Chair Proclaims Pay Equity ‘Front and Center’

    New EEOC Chair Proclaims Pay Equity ‘Front and Center’

    Everywhere you turn, organizations, individual states, countries all over the world, and federal governments are proclaiming focus to achieve pay equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace....

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  • Employers: Ongoing Measurement Key to Successful DEI Efforts

    Employers: Ongoing Measurement Key to Successful DEI Efforts

    Despite a company’s best initial efforts to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), without regular measurement and analysis of key DEI efforts, it can allow complacency to seep in, and...

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  • New OFCCP Director’s Top Priority: Closing Gender/Race Pay Gaps

    New OFCCP Director’s Top Priority: Closing Gender/Race Pay Gaps

    To accurately gauge where a federal agency is heading in the wake of a new presidential administration, a good place to start is with the resumes of newly appointed agency heads. In the case of...

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  • ESG a Top Priority for Mutual Fund Managers, Investors

    ESG a Top Priority for Mutual Fund Managers, Investors

    Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues are becoming a top priority for mutual fund managers and investors alike. More specifically, the focal point is how employers are addressing...

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  • Ledbetter Act Applies to Equal Pay Act, Appeals Court Rules

    Ledbetter Act Applies to Equal Pay Act, Appeals Court Rules

    By now, many are familiar with Lilly Ledbetter and her fight for equal pay. Nonetheless, her story continues to have renewed relevance by dent of its impact on the U.S. legal landscape. Recently,...

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  • States and Cities are Continuing to Pass Salary History Bans

    States and Cities are Continuing to Pass Salary History Bans

    Efforts to close the gender wage gap have been a top priority now that the Biden administration is in office. Individual counties, cities, and states across the country, however, have been hard at...

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  • Canada Pay Equity Act Anticipated to Take Effect This Year

    Canada Pay Equity Act Anticipated to Take Effect This Year

    3 minute read 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...

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  • Biden Executive Order on DEI Has Serious Implications for Employers

    Biden Executive Order on DEI Has Serious Implications for Employers

    3 minute read 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...

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  • DFEH No Longer Accepting Pay Data Reporting Extensions

    DFEH No Longer Accepting Pay Data Reporting Extensions

    3 minute read California SB 973 requires employers to submit pay data information on their workforce by March 31, annually. Did your business meet the deadline? Employers that did not meet the...

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  • HR.com Report Finds Employers Have Room to Improve on DEI Initiatives

    HR.com Report Finds Employers Have Room to Improve on DEI Initiatives

    3 minute read HR.com recently issued a report on a survey they ran regarding employers’ outlook towards Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives for 2021. The report, The Future of...

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