New research into the levels of discrimination faced by ethnic minority applicants in Britain revealed some startling figures. Meanwhile, the UK government is exploring whether it should collect ethnicity pay gap reporting data.
In an April 3, 2019 filing in the federal district court that had ordered reinstatement of EEO-1 pay data reporting requirements, the EEOC explained its inability to comply with the court’s ruling on its present timeline.
On March 27, 2019, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 7, the Paycheck Fairness Act. Because the issue of pay equity is gaining ground, the bill may be used as a campaign talking point as the next election approaches.
A leading UK advisory body (Acas) recently published new guidance on age discrimination. This update is timely in light of an age discrimination claim brought by a National Health Service employee that caught the public’s attention.
As we move deeper into the 2019 legislative season, the Connecticut General Assembly is considering several proposed bills in the state House and Senate that—if enacted—would affect employers in significant ways.