Pay Equity and Statistics: Avoiding and Defending Claims
Minimizing Liability for Compensation Practices Through Statistical Analysis and Proactive Audits
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will prepare employment counsel to use statistical analysis to avoid and defend pay inequity claims. With the recent Novartis trial and other cases as background, the panel will offer strategies for implementing proactive audits, selecting statistical models, and developing jury presentation strategies.
- Current trends in compensation equity
- Litigation trends
- Legislative trends
- Government enforcement trends
- Proactive practices to avoid or minimize liability
- Pay audits
- Compensation analyses and privilege issues
- Record retention policies and practices
- Training for supervisors and managers
- Use of statistical methods in pay equity cases
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- How have equal pay and pay discrimination laws evolved over the years, and what is the expected outcome of the current pay equity debate underway in Congress?
- What statistical methods are most commonly requested by employment counsel to avoid and resolve pay equity claims?
- What best practices should employers counsel utilize when implementing proactive pay audits, selecting statistical models, and developing jury presentation strategies?
Jonathan L. Sulds
He has represented leading employers since 1974 in virtually every aspect of their engagement, protection, management... | Read More
He has represented leading employers since 1974 in virtually every aspect of their engagement, protection, management and reward of workforce resources. He is experienced in collective bargaining and traditional labor relations; ERISA litigation; wage and hour matters; discrimination complaints; restrictive covenant, duty of loyalty and trade secret litigation; and SOX and whistleblower matters.Close
Dr. Debo Sarkar
He specializes in litigation support and research engagements for law firms, corporations, financial institutions and... | Read More
He specializes in litigation support and research engagements for law firms, corporations, financial institutions and government agencies. He has developed innovative economic and econometric models to analyze a variety of complex issues related to securities and financial instruments, employment, antitrust, economic damages, contract disputes and general business litigation.Close