Google's parent company has agreed to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by a group of shareholders. The lawsuit claimed that male executives who had been credibly accused of sexually harassing female employees were improperly awarded multi-million-dollar severance packages.
Numerous legislative changes take effect on or about July 1, affecting minimum wage rates, discrimination, workplace safety, paid leave and more. HR should take note of these legal developments and take appropriate steps to comply.
The topic of pay inequity has become commonplace in discussions about the workplace. In this survey report, XpertHR explores several aspects of this issue, including how common pay inequity is, who's affected, and HR's role in addressing pay inequities.
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