U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Sues U.S. Soccer for Gender Discrimination

Twenty-eight members of the world champion United States women’s soccer team significantly escalated their long-running fight with the country’s soccer federation over pay equity and working conditions, filing a gender discrimination lawsuit on Friday. Read More—>

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Paycheck Fairness Act Would Hold Employers Accountable for Pay Gaps

The Paycheck Fairness Act reintroduced in Congress on Jan. 30 is the latest legislative effort to end gender pay disparity by barring discriminatory practices and holding employers accountable for wage equity. Read More —>


CAMPBELL NAMED TO 2019 BLOOMBERG GENDER-EQUALITY INDEX

Campbell Soup Company has been named to the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI) which recognizes companies committed to transparency in gender reporting and advancing women’s equality. Read More —>

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New Law in Delaware Requiring Employers to provide 60 Days’ Notice before a Mass Layoff

Delaware’s new state law requiring private-sector employers to provide 60 days’ advance notice of a mass layoff, plant closing, or relocation to affected employees and government officials is set to take effect January 7, 2019. Read More —>


How Companies Are Achieving Pay Equity

Evaluate Succession Planning: For women to have pay equity, there needs to be enough women in the leadership pipeline. At SAP, the company is evaluating the gender makeup of succession slates and promotion opportunities for women at the executive level and above. Read More —>

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Companies Are Warned About Compliance ‘Minefields’ for Pay Equity

Pay-equity claims are increasing amid greater public awareness, new state laws and multimillion-dollar settlements, putting company policies ever more in focus and creating “minefields” for compliance, a team of management-side lawyers said Wednesday. Read More —>


Google gender pay gap: women advance suit that could affect 8,300 workers

A group of women who sued Google for pay discrimination are advancing a class-action lawsuit in California that could affect more than 8,000 current and former employees, the plaintiffs’ lawyer said. Read More —>

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Dell EMC to pay $2.9M to settle gender, race pay discrimination charges

Computing giant Dell EMC, a Dell subsidiary, has agreed to pay $2.9 million to resolve U.S. Department of Labor allegations of pay inequality at four locations in California and North Carolina. The company denies liability… Read More —>


Why the gender discrimination lawsuit against Nike is so significant

Women who worked at Nike are suing over pay discrimination. Their demands are critical in a broader fight. The women’s revolt at Nike has moved from the company’s corporate offices in Oregon to the federal courts. Read More —>

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Impact of court-ordered policy changes on managerial diversity

The Impact of Court-Ordered Policy Changes on Managerial Diversity

Although complying with and monitoring court-mandated changes in organizations’ policies following employment discrimination lawsuits can be costly to both employers and taxpayers, little is known about the impact of such mandates on increasing sex and race managerial diversity in organizations. Read More —>


Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act unconstitutional

On December 14, 2018, in Texas v. United States, a federal judge in the Northern District of Texas ruled the entirety of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) to be unconstitutional due to the elimination of the individual mandate in last year’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (Tax Act). Read More —>

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Study: Women earn far less than thought

When Gov. Wolf signed an executive order aimed at improving Pennsylvania’s gender wage gap in June, he held up a plastic bag with 79 cents in it to visualize how much women make on average for every dollar earned by a man. Read More —>


Council approves bills for ‘Fair Workweek’ and $15/hr. wage hike

Terrence Wiggins is trying to support his family, but it’s been difficult. The 24-year-old graduate of Olney High School left his job at a Target store two weeks ago because the company couldn’t accommodate his schedule — he’s only able to work daytime hours because in the evenings, he has to take care of a nephew… Read More —>

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Philadelphia City Council Passes "Fair Workweek" Ordinance

On December 6, 2018, Philadelphia City Council passed the Fair Workweek  Employment Standards Ordinance, which requires covered retail, hotel and food service businesses in Philadelphia to follow specific requirements when scheduling employees to work that are designed to provide stability… Read More —>