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Illinois Equal Pay Registration Certificate Deadline is March 23

February 15, 2024

By Sally Makreff and Bill Osterndorf

Employers subject to the Equal Pay Registration Certificate (EPRC) portion of the Illinois Equal Pay Act must submit application materials to the State of Illinois by March 23, 2024, to obtain an EPRC. The Equal...

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Biden Administration Proposes Pay Equity Measures for Federal Contractors

January 29, 2024

By: Evan Szarenski

On January 29th, the Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council (FAR Council)released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to implement Executive Order 14069, titled “Advancing Economy, Efficiency, and Effectiveness in Federal...

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What is Pay Compression?

July 13, 2023

By: Don Lustenberger

At DCI, we’ve been tracking increased attention on the topic of pay compression. So, let’s talk about what it is, how it comes about, how it might pose a risk for your organization, and how to potentially remedy it. 

What is...

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Illinois Legislature Passes Bill Requiring Pay Scale Disclosures

June 06, 2023

By: Bill Osterndorf

On May 17, 2023, the Illinois legislature passed a bill requiring various pay scale disclosures in job postings. This bill, House Bill (HB) 3129, amends the Illinois Equal Pay Act. If HB 3129 is signed into law by Illinois...

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California Employers Can Request Deferral for Labor Contractor Report

April 18, 2023

By: Sheryl Harmening

On April 14, 2023, California’s Civil Rights Department (CRD) updated itsFrequently Asked Questions (FAQs) with additional information on upcoming pay reporting requirements. According to CRD, employers can now request an ...

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California Publishes Updated FAQs on Pay Data Reporting

February 01, 2023

By: Bill Osterndorf 

On Friday, January 20, 2023, the State of California published updated Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding the pay data reporting that employers must do. These FAQs were meant to respond to questions surrounding changes...

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Illinois Publishes Administrative Rules Regarding Equal Pay Registration Certificate

January 10, 2023

By: Bill Osterndorf and Evan Szarenski 

On January 6, 2023, the State of Illinois published final administrative rules regarding the Equal Pay Registration Certificate that employers must secure. The administrative rules had been published in ...

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New Pay Transparency Requirements for State of Washington Job Posts

December 23, 2022

By: Mitchell Chamberlin

On November 30, 2022, the State of Washington issued its Administrative Policy for the state’s Equal Pay and Opportunities Act.The law, which is meant to prevent discrimination and promote pay equity for workers, takes...

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OFCCP Releases Revised “Pay Equity” Directive 

August 19, 2022

By Cassie Alfheim, Evan Szarenski

On August 18, 2022, OFCCP released Directive 2022-01 Revision 1 - Advancing Pay Equity Through Compensation Analysis. The revised Directive comes on the heels of several months of discussion and debate regarding...

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Biden Signs Pay Equity and Pay Transparency Executive Order

March 17, 2022

On Wednesday, March 16, President Biden signed an executive order regarding pay equity and pay transparency. The Executive Order: Advancing Economy, Efficiency, and Effectiveness in Federal Contracting by Promoting Pay Equity and Transparency comes...

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California DFEH Releases New FAQs: Surprising Requirements

January 08, 2021

The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) updated the FAQs for the new pay data collection as of January 7, 2021 and a few items are a bit unexpected.

Although DFEH has worked to model their pay data collection after the...

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CA Pay Reporting – Updated FAQs posted

December 01, 2020

On November 23, 2020, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) released new FAQs to clarify requirements of new California pay data reporting set to go into effect next year. As commented on in our October 1, 2020 and November...

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