Pay Equity Analysis: Keeping It Legal
Date & Time
Tuesday, June 13, 2023, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Workplace Equity
Session Format
Target Attendee Experience Level
Intermediate: Hands-on and Practical Application

With all the current focus on equity and closing wage gaps, a pay equity analysis has become an essential tool for US companies. But are you taking the time to ensure your various analyses are consistent with applicable pay equity laws? If not, you could be creating or exacerbating serious legal problems for your company. Join this session where an employment law attorney will explain the patchwork of legal requirements, common pitfalls, and best practices you need to know to ensure your pay analysis approach is legally compliant.

Learning Objectives
· Recognize who is considered "comparable" to whom for pay equity purposes under the patchwork of federal and state pay equity laws; understand lawful justifications for gender and race-based pay differences
· Know best practices for pay equity analysis, including how to apply the attorney-client privilege, how to safely communicate about pay equity adjustments, and the role of market studies in ensuring pay fairness
· Learn how to assess your current pay analysis approach and identify components that may be inconsistent with pay equity laws