On January 1, 2023, California’s new pay transparency law requiring pay scales in job openings will go into effect. The Labor Commissioner’s Office has updated its Frequently Asked Questions on a few key elements of this law.
The pay gap–paying women and other historically marginalized groups less for the same or substantially similar work–has long been in the media spotlight. This report provides a discussion of the nuts and bolts of the various existing pay equity laws.
On August 18, 2022, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) issued a revised version of its Directive 2022-01 - Advancing Pay Equity Through Compensation Analysis, which was originally issued on March 15, 2022.
The Court of Appeal for Ontario was satisfied with the reasonableness of the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario’s finding that the Ministry of Health subjected midwives to pay discrimination on the basis of gender.
It used to be that employers had the luxury of waiting until January 1 to be vigilant for new employment laws and compliance challenges. For the past several years, we have reported on employment and labor laws taking effect mid-year.