Equal Pay Audits in 2019: Best Practices in Light of Recent Developments
With the heightened emphasis and recent expansion of equal pay laws, equal pay audits are essential in diminishing the risks of pay discrimination claims. Effectively and efficiently doing so helps ensure compliance and address equal pay issues following the current efforts to establish pay transparency and bridge the gender pay gap.
In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of thought leaders and professionals will provide the audience with an overview of the recent equal pay audit landscape. Speakers will discuss in depth the best practices that businesses must know considering the most updated activities on equal pay audits. They will also enumerate practical tips to minimize legal risks and pitfalls.
Key topics include:
- The 2019 Equal Pay Audits Landscape
- Compliance Strategies
- Recent Trends, Developments and Updates
- Common Risks and Pitfalls
- Practical Guide for Employers
- What Lies Ahead?
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- Discussion of recent OFCCP/EEOC practices with respect to defining similarly situated individuals and appropriate pay analysis groupings
- Variable of interest is no longer only base salary – now includes total compensation, bonuses, merit increases, etc
- Digging deeper into areas of investigation when pay disparity exists
- While most of the presentation (currently) is in the context of gender pay equity, there are some recent developments specific to race pay equity worth noting
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- Discussion of the gender pay gap versus equal pay.
- Understanding the general purpose and mechanics of an equal pay audit.
- Proper interpretation of the statistical results.
- The realities of remediation and the importance of ongoing monitoring.
Who Should Attend:
- Labor and Employment Lawyers
- Human Resource Managers
- Payroll/Benefits Managers
- Risk and Compliance Managers
- Payroll Auditor
- In-house Counsel
- Other Related/ Interested Professionals
Kevin Weissman is a Director at Resolution Economics Group, LLC, an economics, statistics and economic damages consulting firm with offices in Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington, D.C. and New York. Mr. Weissman has vast experience in designing statistical models, building and understanding complex databases, evaluating data and interpreting results. His practice areas include all facets of employment discrimination cases including compensation, hiring, promotions, terminations and demotions. Additionally, Mr. Weissman has extensive knowledge and experience calculating damages in various wage-and-hour matters including unpaid overtime, off-the-clock work, meal breaks, rest breaks and timely payment upon termination. His cases include proactive monitoring, single and multi-plaintiff litigation, class actions and EEOC and OFCCP investigations.
Kevin Weissman is a Director at Resolution Economics Group, LLC, an economics, statistics and economic damages consulting firm with offices …
Jonathan Blumenstein is a Principal in the Labor & Employment practice at Charles River Associates. Charles River Associates is a leading global consulting firm that offers economic, financial, and strategic expertise to major law firms, corporations, accounting firms, and governments around the world. The Labor and Employment practice provides in-depth analysis, advisory services, expert reports, and testimony on behalf of preeminent law firms, Fortune 500 companies, and government agencies facing complex labor and employment disputes.
Mr. Blumenstein applies analytical and statistical methods across all types of employment matters involving alleged violations of federal, state, local and administrative laws. His typical cases include equal pay audits, wage and hour litigation, EEOC investigations, discrimination claims, reductions-in-force, and proactive corrections of payroll miscalculations. He has more than 15 years of experience in working with large databases and is a skilled programmer in SQL and several statistical-software languages.
Jonathan Blumenstein is a Principal in the Labor & Employment practice at Charles River Associates. Charles River Associates is a …
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General knowledge of equal pay laws
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About Resolution Economics Group, LLC
Resolution Economics provides sophisticated economic, statistical and financial analyses, forensic investigations, forensic technology, dispute advisory, expert testimony, and specialized technology and analytic solutions to leading law firms, Fortune 500 companies, and government agencies.
The firm has provided expert testimony in class-action, multi-plaintiff and single plaintiff employment matters alleging discrimination in employment practices on the basis of age, race, gender, national origin, and ethnicity. The experts at Resolution Economics have managed complex, high profile litigation and compliance matters, many of which were national in scope. The Labor and Employment team is one of the most experienced in the nation at analyzing class certification and merits issues in class-action discrimination disputes, and are experienced in handling complex wage and hour matters as well.
About Charles River Associates
Charles River Associates is a leading global consulting firm that offers economic, financial, and strategy expertise to major law firms, corporations, accounting firms, and governments around the world.
With proven skills in complex cases and exceptional strength in analytics, CRA consultants have provided astute guidance to clients in thousands of successful engagements. We offer litigation and regulatory support, business strategy and planning, market and demand forecasting, policy analysis, and risk management consulting.
Our success stems from the outstanding capabilities of our consultants, many of whom are recognized as experts in their respective fields; our close relationships with a select group of respected academic and industry experts; and from a corporate philosophy that stresses interdisciplinary collaboration and responsive service.