It’s apparently a lot easier to prove a retaliation charge than a workplace bias or harassment claim. That’s probably why retaliation remains the No. 1 complaint filed with the EEOC.
In the past, a number of courts have ruled that relying too heavily on women’s past salaries can easily violate laws like the Equal Pay Act (EPA). But a recent ruling appears to throw a wrench in the gears of the equal pay movement.
Employers are well aware pay discrepancies between genders could come back to haunt them. As a result, many are taking proactive steps to make sure they prevent or address any problems before it’s too late.
After the PR nightmare it suffered following a male staffer’s memo on “gender stereotypes,” Google is now facing an even bigger headache — a pay-discrimination claim that could become a class-action suit with thousands of class members.
Salary history bans are making a difference, according to a recent study and that may be spurring more cities to act. A Boston University research study released in June 2020 indicates that salary history bans are having the desired effect. After a city or state banned salary history questions, they found pay increased for all […]
2014 was a pretty tough year for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. But that doesn’t mean employers can relax.
The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team made headlines in 2019 with a class-action lawsuit alleging they were paid less than the U.S. men’s team. However, a district court has dismissed the women’s unequal pay claims. Less pay, worse conditions The female soccer players claimed that despite performing better, they were paid less than the male […]
Almost 1,200 HR managers responded to our poll about how they view the employment policies of President Barack Obama, and how those policies will affect HR. Here’s what they said, and here are 10 relevant pieces of legislation that probably will come into play in 2009.
President Bush and the two parties in Congress are fighting it out over whether and when employees can sue for pay discrimination. And the stakes involved are high for employers.
A woman says she was fired in part for not revealing on her job application that she’d worked at a restaurant where servers wore skimpy uniforms.
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