Finding and Correcting A Gender Pay Gap

By on August 11, 2017

August 11, 2017

“Even well-intentioned employers may be violating the law,” warns Littler attorney Zev J. Eigen. “Pay equity laws do not contain provisions requiring plaintiffs to show animus or intent to pay one gender less.” The problem is that seemingly neutral HR practices can result in a pay gap that remains hidden – until it presents itself as a legal problem. In this Today’s General Counsel article, he describes a kind of data analysis that has been developed specifically to address this issue. One critical component of that analysis: identifying an appropriate way of drawing the circles around “substantially similar” job slots for the purpose of the law.

 

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Today’s General Counsel

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