You will learn about your obligations as an employer in achieving pay equity in your workplace and ways to prevent pay discrimination claims as well as whether you will be subject to the new EEO-1 reporting rules, and if so what you will need to do to be in compliance. In addition to learning what pay equity is, you will learn about the different pay equity laws that impact employers, the different factors you should consider in determining whether you are meeting your legal obligations, and we will talk about what you can do to stay ahead of the curve.
Pay Equity is one of the new employment law "hot buttons". Staying ahead of the laws and the EEOC's enforcement efforts will enable you to fly under the radar, avoid employee lawsuits, and attract and retain good talent so your company remains competitive in today's market.
Janette Levey Frisch has over 20 years of legal experience, more than 10 of which she has spent in Employment Law. It was during her tenure as sole in-house counsel for a mid-size staffing company headquartered in Central New Jersey, with operations all over the continental US, that she truly developed her passion for Employment Law. Janette operates under this core belief: It is possible, and it is in an employer’s best interest, to proactively solve workforce challenges before they become problems before they result in lawsuits or steep fines caused by government audits. She works with employers on most employment law issues, acting as the Employer’s Legal Wellness Professional — to ensure that employers are in the best position possible to avoid litigation, audits, employee relations problems, and the attendant, often exorbitant costs.
Janette authors the firm’s weekly blog, where you can read each week, in plain English (not legalese) about issues impacting employers today. She has written articles on many different employment law issues for many publications, including EEO Insight, Staffing Industry Review, @Law, and Chief Legal Officer. She has also spoken and trained on topics, such as Criminal Background Checks in the hiring process, Joint Employment, Severance Arrangements, Pre-Employment Screening among many and much more. She serves on the Workplace Violence Prevention Institute, a multi-disciplinary task force, dedicated to providing, holistic, proactive and cutting-edge solutions and resources for employers committed to ensuring a safe workplace.