Employers for Pay Equity

Employers for Pay Equity

Pay Equity in The News


Research: Gender Pay Gaps Shrink When Companies Are Required to Disclose Them
Source: Harvard Business Review
Government-mandated reporting of gender pay discrepancies has been a subject of much debate in the last 5-10 years. Those arguing for legislation to require such reporting say that it will help to address the persistent gender wage gap. Opponents insist that not only is that unlikely; it will also increase companies’ administrative burden and decrease profits. Until recently there has been no strong evidence to support either side.
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Salary History Bans
Source: HRDive
State and local governments are increasingly adopting laws and regulations that prohibit employers from requesting salary history information from job applicants.
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Why Companies’ Attempts to Close the Gender Pay Gap Often Fail
Source: Harvard Business Review
Gender pay equity has become a big point of contention at many companies. Not only have politicians and other public figures spoken out against the gender pay gap, but there has also been a rising tide of high profile lawsuits targeting major employers, most notably in the U.S., with all the bad publicity and financial liability they entail.
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Want to Close the Pay Gap? Pay Transparency Will Help
Source: The New York Times 
Here’s what we know about salary transparency: Workers are more motivated when salaries are transparent. They work harder, they’re more productive, and they’re better at collaborating with colleagues. Across the board, pay transparency seems to be a good thing.​
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Women Are Asking To Be Paid What They're Worth — So Why Aren't They Getting It?
Source: Bustle
​If you're a woman with a full-time job, you've probably had this nugget of advice thrown your way: women make less money than men because they don't ask for more.
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Equal Pay Consortium Collaborating To Help Close Gender Pay Gap
Source: PR Newswire
GoDaddy Partners with Growing List of Companies Working for Women’s Equality. GoDaddy Inc. (NYSE: GDDY), the world’s largest technology provider dedicated to small business, is joining forces with a growing consortium of U.S. companies to help promote best practices and share ideas to eliminate the gender pay gap.
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​This Tech Giant Shows That Men Benefit From Closing The Pay Gap, Too
Source: Fortune
In case you haven’t noticed, equal pay is a hot topic at the moment. In fact, analysis of equal pay gaps are sort of the new diversity report.
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Believe It Or Not, Women Are Doing Better
Source: Bloomberg View

It's easy to get the impression, as the U.S. celebrates the 45th annual Women's Equality Day today, that the march toward equality has slowed to a crawl. Allow me to disagree.
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It’s All About The Tubmans: An Important Step Toward Equal Pay On Women’s Equality Day
Source: the White House Consortium Blog
On June 14th, 2016, at the first-ever United State of Women Summit, President Obama announced a new Equal Pay Pledge signed by 28 of America’s leading businesses committed to closing the gender pay gap. In his remarks, he called on more businesses to step up and pledge themselves to gender equality.
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Fact Sheet: White House Announces New Commitments To The Equal Pay Pledge
Source: the White House
Nearly one century ago, with boundless courage and relentless commitment, dedicated women who had marched, advocated, and organized for the right to cast a vote finally saw their efforts rewarded on August 26, 1920, when the 19th Amendment was certified and the right to vote was secured.
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Presidential Proclamation -- Women's Equality Day, 2016
Source: the White House
Nearly one century ago, with boundless courage and relentless commitment, dedicated women who had marched, advocated, and organized for the right to cast a vote finally saw their efforts rewarded on August 26, 1920, when the 19th Amendment was certified and the right to vote was secured.
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​Stevenson On Women's Equality Day And Newly Launched Employers For Pay Equity
Source: Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy University of Michigan
It’s easy to get the impression, as the U.S. celebrates the 45th annual Women’s Equality Day today, that the march toward equality has slowed to a crawl.
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Apple, Target And Others Sign White House Equal Pay Pledge
Source: CNNMoney (New York)
A group of 29 large companies have signed a White House pledge to help close the wage gap between men and women.
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Godaddy Pledges Equal Pay For Women In The Workforce
Source: The Garage
It’s been more than half a century since the passage of the Federal Equal Pay Act of 1963 — but fair pay remains elusive for millions of women working full-time in the United States.
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