Posts Tagged ‘equal pay’

The total number of EEOC charges declined slightly from FY 2018.

Retaliation Tops EEOC Charges Again

Retaliation still tops the list of most-filed EEOC charges, as the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) details in their 2019 Fiscal Year (FY) breakdown of workplace discrimination charges. In FY 2019, the EEOC had 72,675 charges filed nationwide and 39,110 of them were charges of retaliation. The charges filed with the EEOC were: Retaliation: […]

13 Feb 20 - Discrimination - Vannessa Maravilla - No CommentsRead More »

Reflections on Working on the California Pay Equity Task Force

In 2016, SB 358 (Jackson) took effect and became one of the strongest pay equity statutes in the country. To ensure the proper implementation of SB 358, the California Commission on the Status of Women and Girls created the California Pay Equity Task Force, which had its first meeting in 2016. CalChamber Senior Vice President, Policy […]

17 Oct 18 - Labor Relations - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

CalChamber Participates in Equal Pay Task Force Meeting at Capitol

The California Pay Equity Task Force, created by the California Commission on the Status of Women and Girls, convened its third meeting this week at the State Capitol. California Chamber of Commerce Policy Advocate Jennifer Barrera is a member of the task force. The mission of the Task Force is to bring together a diverse group […]

27 Oct 16 - Compensation - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Gender Equity Pay Bill Moves Forward in California Legislature

On June 24, 2015, California Chamber of Commerce-supported legislation that seeks to eliminate pay disparity based on gender won approval from an Assembly policy committee. SB 358 (Jackson; D-Santa Barbara) specifies that employees who are similarly situated and performing substantially similar duties should be paid the same wage rate. The bill strengthens a section of […]

29 Jun 15 - Compensation, Discrimination - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »