State Pay Equity Compliance for Employers: Closing the Pay Gap and Conducting Privileged Pay Audits
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will guide employment counsel through a discussion of recent trends in state equal pay laws, including a detailed analysis of the language and responsibilities being included in such legislation around the country.
- Overview of recent legislation passed by various states around the country
- Definition of the pay gap and how state pay equity laws seek to correct it
- Discussion of privileged pay audits and how employers can use them to identify unlawful wage practices
- Best practices for employers and counsel to correct any illegal pay gaps between employees
The panel will review these and other hot topic issues:
- What are the recent trends in state pay equity laws?
- What groups are typically protected by pay equity laws?
- How can employers determine whether their hiring and wage-setting practices are lawful?
- What steps can employers take to close an unlawful pay gap?
Cheryl L. Behymer
Fisher & Phillips
Ms. Behymer is a Co-Chair of the firm’s Pay Equity Practice Group, as well as the Affirmative Action and Federal... | Read More
Ms. Behymer is a Co-Chair of the firm’s Pay Equity Practice Group, as well as the Affirmative Action and Federal Contract Compliance Practice Group. She assists clients by providing timely and practical counsel, training and audit defense in affirmative action, workplace harassment, employee leave issues involving the FMLA and the ADA, and other labor and employment issues. Ms. Behymer defends employers who are responding to administrative charges, actively involved in litigation, or are participating in compliance reviews conducted by the OFFCP. She also defends employers in multi-plaintiff lawsuits, including class and collective actions. Ms. Behymer is a frequent presenter on pay equity, compensation, affirmative action, and harassment legal issues.Close
Kathleen McLeod Caminiti
Fisher & Phillips
Ms. Caminiti is Co-Chair of the firm’s Pay Equity Practice Group. She has extensive experience handling... | Read More
Ms. Caminiti is Co-Chair of the firm’s Pay Equity Practice Group. She has extensive experience handling employment litigation matters, ranging from individual plaintiff discrimination claims to wage and hour class and collective actions. Ms. Caminiti has successfully defended cases alleging civil rights violations, race, sex, age and handicap discrimination, sexual harassment, whistleblowing, wrongful discharge, and retaliation. She has a sophisticated wage and hour practice and has distinguished herself in FLSA/wage and hour litigation. Ms. Caminiti currently is the lead counsel on a number of nationwide class and collective actions and has obtained favorable outcomes for clients in various wage and hour matters, including class and collective actions arising under the FLSA and various state laws.Close
Fisher & Phillips
Ms. Pinarchick is a founding Co-Chair of the firm’s Pay Equity Practice Group. She has extensive trial experience... | Read More
Ms. Pinarchick is a founding Co-Chair of the firm’s Pay Equity Practice Group. She has extensive trial experience in state and federal courts throughout the U.S. defending employment lawsuits alleging wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, wage and hour violations, retaliation and other related claims. Ms. Pinarchick also counsels employers on compliance with the law in areas such as pay equity, discrimination, wrongful termination, FMLA and leave laws, and reductions in force. With the patchwork of emerging state and local pay equity laws, Ms. Pinarchick has been dedicating significant time to the legal issues surrounding pay equality, state pay equity legislation and litigation and pay equity compliance audits. She is a frequent presenter on pay equity both locally and nationally.Close