THOMAS HOUSTON associates, inc.

Striving for Compensation Compliance – Equal Pay, Fair Pay and Proper Pay

This program begins with a brief overview of the current political and legal climate including The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009, the looming Paycheck Fairness Act, and current DOL/OFCCP enforcement activities. Sotherlund provides up-to-date information on President Obama's recent memorandums prohibiting retaliation for employee disclosure of their own compensation, a request for a proposed rule for a more comprehensive collection of federal contractor employee compensation and benefits data, and an overhaul of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) affecting overtime exemptions.

This webinar shall provide strategic steps an employer can take now to proactively monitor compensation, as well as suggestions for ongoing data collection practices. The webinar also covers the current DOL/OFCCP review process and ways to ensure compliance in this uncertain terrain.

Key Learning Points: The subject is timely and relevant for current and potential Federal government contractors and potential Federal contractors, as well as the employer population at-large.

  1. shall:
    1. Become conversant on tenets of unlawful compensation discrimination through discussion of the Equal Pay Act; Title VII; the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009; the Paycheck Fairness Act; and, recent Presidential Memorandums.
    2. Gain an understanding of the current investigative techniques in use by the Department of Labor and EEOC.
    3. Develop strategies for reviewing all forms of compensation in an ongoing fashion. Strategies will include linkages with others within HR and line businesses, legal safeguards, appropriate review techniques, and proper analysis.

Recertification Hours: 1
Duration: 1 Hour
Audience: Data, HR, Manager, Sr. Level, Supervisor