Pay Transparency Updates Employers Need to Know
To date, seventeen states have enacted laws around pay transparency – allowing employees to openly discuss pay without the fear of retaliation from employers. Many more states are looking to follow.
However, when - and if - state laws require that employers provide salary ranges to candidates varies widely. This can make it a challenge for employers to comply – especially for those recruiting in multiple states.
Join our instructor- led, 60-minute event to discover:
- Meaning of “pay transparency” and how it impacts hiring practices
- Which states have adopted pay transparency statutes and those considering it
- Which states stop employers from asking applicants about their pay history
- Ways pay transparency laws relate to federal and state equal-pay laws
- How pay transparency laws effect multi-state recruiting and hiring
Understanding Pay Transparency Requirements for Employers
- Defining the scope and dimensions of pay-transparency laws
- Varying state laws on pay transparency
- Federal laws and regulations that impact pay transparency
- Pros and cons of pay transparency from the employer’s perspective
- Pros and cons of pay transparency for the applicant or employee
Best Practice for Employers: Steps to Ensure Compliance
- Evaluating all positions to determine and document a pay range
- Training executives and managers on the new laws, and how to comply
- What you should consider when recruiting and hiring from other states
- Processes for posting information internally and externally, and keeping it current
- Conducting an internal pay equity audit to uncover any inequities - and fixing them
About the Speaker
Dr. Jim Castagnera holds an M.A. in Journalism from Kent State University, and a J.D. and Ph.D. (American Studies) from Case Western Reserve University. He worked 10 years as a labor, employment, and intellectual-property attorney with Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr and 23 years as associate provost & legal counsel for academic affairs at Rider University, where in 2018 he received the university’s highest annual award for distinguished service. He also did stints as a full-time law professor at UT-Austin and Widener University Law School.
Having retired from Rider in 2019, he is engaged in a portfolio of activities: President of Dr. Jim’s One-Stop HR Shop, a full-service HR law and compliance company; Partner with Portum Group International LLC, a data-privacy & compliance-consulting firm; Of Counsel to WIBC Law, a business-law boutique; an Adjunct Professor of Law in the Kline School of Law at Drexel University, and an arbitrator for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
In this 60-minute program you will learn the do’s and don’ts of pay transparency and salary inquiries, how to approach pay transparency in your organization, and strategies to negotiate salary issues without the risk of non-compliance.
If you'd like this program customized for your organization, call us at 1-800-964-6033. We're certain we can fulfill your training needs, while making it fit in your budget!
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