Lessons in Pay Equity

In March, members of the United States women’s national soccer team (USWNT)—the reigning World Cup Champions—filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), alleging wage discrimination by the U. S. Soccer Federation when their pay is compared to …

Pay Fairly All Year Long

Now that we’re heading into May and Equal Pay Day is behind us, it is crucial to remember that the most important parts of our compensation efforts are our people, having engaging and transparent conversations, accomplishing what we set out …

Myth Buster: The Truth About the Gender Wage Gap

Myth debunked! While a gender wage gap does exist, it is smaller than most people think. For women and men in identical roles, the pay gap is 2.7%. This myth originates from the fact that when all women’s jobs are …

Managing CEO pay

Over and over again we hear about this CEO here and that CEO there and his colossal paycheck. As the story goes, while these CEOs are sitting on top and racking it up, all the little people are running around …

You need a wage administration program, seriously

Among the list of things that hardly any business leader wants to create is a wage administration program.

Developing a wage administration program (best defined as policies and procedures used to make compensation decisions) is time consuming, complicated, and expensive, …

Are We Closing the Gender Gap at Work?

More than 50 years ago women earned about 60
percent on average of what men earned when working year-round full time. That
percentage was steady up until the 1980s when there was considerable progression
in the movement. The percentage then …