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Allen Matkins

Will The "Improving Corporate Diversity through Diversity Act of 2019" Be The Plaintiffs' Bar Next El Dorado?

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Yesterday, Liz Dunshee at The Proxy Season Blog took note of new support for the “Improving Corporate Diversity Through Diversity Act of 2019" from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and other business organizations.  If enacted,...more

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Global Diversity: A Practical Approach

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Tracking diversity and inclusion efforts on a global basis is often a challenging task for in-house legal, human resources, and diversity and inclusion teams. While employers may be interested in collecting applicants’...more

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Navigating Limitations for Employer’s Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives

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Despite best intentions, employers may be unknowingly setting themselves up for future lawsuits by improperly broadening diversity and inclusion initiatives.  Many employers are dedicating more resources than ever to...more

Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP

Sexual Orientation And Gender Identity In The Workplace Quiz!

Test your knowledge! How much do you know about the rights of LGBT employees? Take our quiz and find out! As always, the answers will appear after each question, so you can cheat all you want, and we'll never know. At the...more

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Gender Pay Equality in the UK Workplace

In May 2020, the United Kingdom welcomed the 50th anniversary of the Equal Pay Act 1970, which was enacted to ensure the equal treatment of men and women in terms of pay and the conditions of employment. However, in recent...more

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Ninth Circuit Hears Pay Case Challenging University Pay Decisions

On Tuesday, May 12, 2020, the Ninth Circuit heard oral argument in Freyd v. University of Oregon. Jennifer Freyd, a professor of Psychology at the University of Oregon, filed a class action lawsuit in March 2017 alleging...more

Shearman & Sterling LLP

Washington State Becomes Next to Mandate Gender Diversity on Boards

Pursuant to the recently-amended Washington Business Corporation Act (WBCA), effective June 11, 2020, corporations subject to the WBCA that are public companies will be required to either have a “gender-diverse board” by...more

Orrick - Equal Pay Pulse

California District Court Kicks Out U.S. Women’s National Team’s Equal Pay Claims

A California district court dealt a blow to the U.S. Women’s National Team’s (WNT) equal pay case on May 1, granting partial summary judgment to the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) in the headline-grabbing case filed...more

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COVID-19 Coronavirus Business Impact: Enforcement of UK Gender Pay Gap Reporting Suspended

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In another step designed to relieve burdens on business during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, it was announced last week that enforcement of the obligation on UK employers of the requisite size to file gender pay gap...more

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Celebrating Black Barbie’s 40th Anniversary and a Workplace D&I Victory

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This year marks the 40th anniversary of Mattel’s very first black Barbie®, which debuted in 1980 and was designed by fashion pioneer Kitty Black Perkins, a native of Spartanburg, South Carolina. Perkins’ hard work and...more

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PRA issues timely letter to chairs on board diversity

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With International Women’s Day being celebrated on 8 March, it can surely be no coincidence that last week the PRA issued all dual-regulated firms with a letter reminding them of its rules on board diversity. However, the...more

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Puerto Rico DOL Regulations to Administer the Equal Pay Program Will Take Effect on March 14, 2020

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On March 14, 2020, new Puerto Rico Department of Labor and Human Resources Regulations to administer the Equal Pay Program will come into effect.  The Regulations were enacted pursuant to Act. No. 16 of March 8, 2017, as...more

Orrick - Equal Pay Pulse

Pay Equity Developments in the Mid-Atlantic

The past month has brought notable pay equity developments to the Mid-Atlantic, including pending legislation in Maryland, and a Third Circuit decision that might have far-reaching effects beyond the Philadelphia salary...more

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Secretary Of State Issues 2020 Women On Boards Report

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The legislation creating California's female director board quota requires the Secretary of State to publish on his Internet website a report no later than March 1, 2020 a report of the following...more

Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.

National Employment Perspective: Focus on Philadelphia

Pay Equity: Philadelphia’s Salary History Ban Upheld by Third Circuit - The Third Circuit Court of Appeals rejected a First Amendment challenge by the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce to a city ordinance that...more

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Third Circuit Upholds Philadelphia Wage History Ordinance

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On February 6, 2020, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit upheld a City of Philadelphia ordinance that prohibits employers from inquiring after and/or relying upon a prospective employee’s wage history in any...more

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When Hiring For Jobs Located In Philadelphia, Salary History Will Soon Be Off Limits Unless Voluntarily and Willingly Disclosed

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The United States Court of Appeal for the Third Circuit has issued its decision upholding the Philadelphia Wage Equity Ordinance, one of the so-called “salary history ban” laws....more

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