Pay Transparency Articles

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    The Single Biggest Step to Pay Equity? Stop Asking About Salary History

    June 30, 2020

    Pay equity is hard to achieve. It took Starbucks 10 years of concerted effort to reach pay equity for employees of all genders and races in their U.S. operations. But new research shows that banning questions about salary history can help companies move more quickly and sure-footedly toward pay equity. In a working paper published earlier this month, researchers...

  • The U.S. Women’s Soccer Team is Fighting for Another World Cup Title — and Equitable Pay

    June 6, 2019

    As the quadrennial World Cup opens tomorrow in Paris, the U.S. women’s soccer team arrives as the defending champ, the pretournament favorite, and the team with the biggest chip on its shoulder. The Americans will be battling for a fourth World Cup title and for what they see as basic fairness — around payment and treatment. On the pitch, the Americans will face...

  • 4 Reasons It Pays to Share Salary Ranges, According to Companies That Do

    April 2, 2019

    In 2017, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) released the salary ranges of some of its highest earners for the very first time. The list immediately sparked controversy, as many women discovered they earned significantly less than their male coworkers — even if they’d been promised equal pay during salary negotiations. Early last year, some 200 BBC...

  • Why These 3 Companies Are Sharing How Much Their Employees ...

    February 14, 2019

    Pay transparency is one of the most hotly debated topics among HR and TA professionals today. For some, it’s the obvious answer to...