Melveen Stevenson is keynote speaker at Ijona Skills and she is the CEO and founder of M.S.Elemental, LLC, a human resources and business advisory firm based in Los Angeles, California. As a certified HR professional with a background in accounting and finance, she helps companies to navigate the human resources "jungle" of compliance, human capital, and leadership challenges. By using an encompassing business approach, she helps to strengthen the infrastructure of organizations from the inside out, specifically through leadership development, operations, training, employee engagement, and car........
Gender pay equity is a discussion topic relevant not only from a compliance standpoint but also from a talent management one. Employers need to hire and retain the best talent to build and grow their businesses. Looking at the employer-employee relationship from various angles means that gender pay equity is a real and relevant part of today's business practices.
This course will provide you with a better understanding of the pay equity situation, including regulatory requirements that affect your hiring and internal talent management decisions. You'll also walk away with clear ideas on how other companies are addressing their pay gap situations so that you can put into place appropriate steps to do the same.
Why should you attend?
Current news reports and personal experiences voiced in social media confirm that there is a gender gap in how workers are paid. While it is still unclear as to how prevalent and wide that gap is across the labor market, it is startlingly clear that employers need to take steps to uncover and close any gender pay gaps they have. Risks abound for lack of action including litigation exposure, low employee engagement, and lack of productivity and profits in overall business performance. In today's dynamic labor market, it can even mean your most valuable employees quitting in dissatisfaction.
Areas Covered in the Session:
- Describe the history of gender pay gaps and what the situation looks like today
- Understand the basics of the OFCCP Pay Transparency Rule
- Identify contributing factors for gender pay gaps
- Review recent legislative requirements on barring pay history inquiries
- Present suggestions for how employers can close the gender pay gap in their workforce
- Walk through case studies of companies that closed their existing gender pay gaps
Who can Benefit:
- Human resources professionals at all levels
- Business owners
- Senior leaders of companies
- Recruiters (external and internal)
- Talent Management professionals