Thursday, October 11, 2012

7 Steps to Eliminating Gender-Based Wage Discrimination

HR Daily Advisor
Thursday, October 04, 2012 7:00 AM
by Steve Bruce

Without quite realizing it, employers can easily create situations that seem to smack of gender discrimination. And once there’s the appearance of discrimination, the lawyers will be looking for a settlement.

To minimize the risk of EPA and Title VII wage discrimination claims, review your wage-setting practices based on the following strategies:

1. Be sure any salary guidelines are based on objective criteria such as education and skill level, going market rates, and performance level. Employers without guidelines will have a tough time refuting claims of discrimination.

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