Compensation & Pay Equity

Memo
24-037
Monday, February 26, 2024

As part of the Biden Administration’s effort to keep pay equity in the forefront as a domestic policy priority, OFCCP has published a set of FAQs reiterating long-standing principles of existing employment law with regard to using pay history in maki


Memo
24-035
Thursday, February 22, 2024

MEMBER FEEDBACK REQUESTED. We are pleased to present an updated version of CWC’s guide for meeting California’s annual pay data reporting requirements that incorporates changes that the state has made for the 2023 reporting cycle.


Memo
24-023
Thursday, February 1, 2024

MEMBER FEEDBACK REQUESTED. Two years after President Biden issued an Executive Order calling for pay transparency in federal contracting, the government’s lead procurement agencies have proposed regulations that would require contractors among other


Memo
24-020
Tuesday, January 30, 2024

The Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that at the end of 2023, the raw wage gap percentage between working women and men was 16.2%, down from 37.7% when BLS first began reporting the data in 1979.


Memo
23-204
Monday, October 23, 2023

A recent equal pay discrimination ruling by the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals serves as a reminder that a court can reach different outcomes depending on whether it is applying federal law or a more expansive state law.


Memo
23-110
Thursday, June 1, 2023

Goldman Sachs and a class of nearly 3,000 plaintiffs have reached a settlement in a pay discrimination case that was originally filed back in 2010. The multimillion-dollar settlement amount is one of the highest we’ve ever seen.


Memo
23-100
Wednesday, May 17, 2023

The federal appeals court that deals with claims brought by federal employees has issued a ruling that brings the standard for establishing a prima face case in the federal sector in line with the standard applied in the private sector, a


Memo
23-073
Thursday, April 13, 2023

Consistent with OFCCP’s focus on compensation discrimination, the agency has issued a new “pay equity” resource, which simply reminds federal contractors to discontinue pay practices that OFCCP considers to be discriminatory.


Memo
22-158
Tuesday, August 23, 2022

WEB WORKSHOP SCHEDULED. OFCCP has issued a revised “compensation analysis” directive clarifying that agency compliance officers will not demand an analysis prepared under an applicable legal privilege as OFCCP claimed it had the right to do under the


Memo
22-117
Monday, June 20, 2022

A bill approved recently by the NY State legislature will require state employers with four or more employees to post salary information in job postings, including advertisements for a new hire, promotion, or transfer opportunity.


Memo
22-088
Monday, May 9, 2022

MEMBER FEEDBACK REQUESTED. OFCCP has announced only a handful of financial settlements since our last update in October, signaling that the agency may be less inclined to resolve allegations of discrimination than it was during the previous administr


Memo
22-083
Monday, May 2, 2022

MEMBER FEEDBACK REQUESTED. CWC’s recent virtual member roundtable on OFCCP’s controversial pay equity audit directive involved a spirited discussion among the more than 50 member company participants. Our memo summarizes the highlights.


Memo
22-053
Monday, March 21, 2022

Under a new Executive Order issued by President Biden, federal contracting agencies are instructed to consider whether they should adopt a ban on salary history inquiries as a condition of doing business with the government.


Memo
22-052
Thursday, March 17, 2022

In the first major policy development since she assumed office, OFCCP Director Jenny Yang has issued a new directive instructing agency compliance officers to ask for a contractor’s pay analyses during a compliance evaluation, regardless of whether t


Saturday, January 1, 2022

A recurring topic of inquiry from our members is when they are required to extend invitations to applicants and employees to "self-identify" their race, ethnicity, sex, disability, and veteran status, and what information must be included in these ma


Memo
21-209
Wednesday, October 27, 2021

In conjunction with the end of its fiscal year on September 30, OFCCP recently announced nine new financial settlements resolving discrimination allegations brought by the agency against federal contractors. Our memo provides a summary.


Memo
21-211
Wednesday, October 27, 2021

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced earlier this week that the filing season for both the 2019 and 2020 EEO-1 Reports would begin in April, with specific details to be released at a later date.


Memo
21-151
Monday, August 2, 2021

As a follow-up to our recent memo on the “basics” of OFCCP’s jurisdictional coverage, this memo focuses on who qualifies as a covered OFCCP subcontractor.


Memo
21-149
Wednesday, July 28, 2021

OFCCP Director Jenny Yang has appointed civil rights and pay equity advocate Maya Raghu as the agency’s new Deputy Director for Policy.


Memo
21-146
Tuesday, July 27, 2021

The state of Illinois has further amended its new upcoming pay reporting requirements to clarify how employers must comply, although many questions still remain.


Memo
21-146
Tuesday, July 27, 2021

The state of Illinois has further amended its new upcoming pay reporting requirements to clarify how employers must comply, although many questions still remain.


Memo
21-092
Monday, May 3, 2021

A recent ruling by the United Kingdom’s Supreme Court is instructive in illustrating the differences between U.S. equal pay for equal work requirements and “comparable worth” requirements that apply in the U.K.


Memo
21-090
Thursday, April 29, 2021

Earlier this year, Illinois enacted amendments to its existing law that will require covered employers to begin reporting detailed pay data to the state beginning in 2024. Our memo discusses what we know now.


Memo
21-084
Wednesday, April 21, 2021

After two decades of thus far unsuccessful attempts, Congressional Democrats are trying hard once again to get legislation that would make major changes to the Equal Pay Act enacted into law.


Memo
21-067
Monday, March 29, 2021

The 27-nation European Union has unveiled a draft “directive” that would mandate extensive pay transparency and pay data reporting requirements on companies that do business there. Full implementation is still years away, however.


No content found


© 2024 Center for Workplace Compliance (CWC™). All rights reserved. Formerly EEAC. No part of this document may be reproduced without permission of CWC. This resource is intended for the exclusive use of CWC’s members. Any sharing, copying, exchanging, repurposing, reproduction, or assignment of CWC’s resources or other copyrighted materials to any party outside of a CWC member organization in good standing without the express written consent of CWC is strictly prohibited. If you have questions about your membership status or becoming a CWC member, please contact us at info@cwc.org or 202-629-5655.