The Equal Pay Act of 1963, Where Are We Now?
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The Equal Pay Act signed into law on June 10, 1963 mandated that men and women receive the same pay for the same work, yet over 50 years later there is still much to be done. In the US a woman earns an average of 80 cents on the dollar compared to her male counterparts doing the same job. Learn more about the current state of gender pay equity and the right approach in getting started.
Audience members will learn:
- Legal aspect of pay equity from Jackson Lewis
- What you should and should not be doing in addressing the gender pay gap.
- What employers who signed the White House Equal Pay Pledge are doing; an example of a multi-pronged approach
- About gender pay equity globally
- Participate in a pay equity group exercise
Linda Storbeck is a Principal Compensation Consultant at Exelon Corporation. In addition to providing broad compensation counsel for internal clients, Linda leads the enterprise wide annual pay equity review, managing and coordinating the efforts of HR, Legal, Diversity & Inclusion and company leadership. Linda’s 25+ years of compensation experience gives her a firm grasp of how to conduct effective analyses while avoiding legal pitfalls. Linda is a Certified Compensation Professional; she has a BS in Biology from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and a master’s in business administration from the University of Illinois Chicago.
Lisa Jerome is the Diversity & Inclusion Programs Manager for Exelon Corporation, responsible for enterprise wide implementation of diversity and inclusion programs. She also manages the internal infrastructure for Exelon’s Thematic Champion commitment with United Nations Women in the HeForShe Movement to reach global gender equality. With over 25 years of experience in the field of diversity and inclusion, she fully understands how critical it is that D&I be integrating in business strategy and not thought of as an add-on program. Lisa has a BS in Communications from Northern Illinois University and is a Cornell University Certified Diversity Practitioner with the Advanced Practitioner distinction.
Sean C. Herring
Sean C. Herring is a Principal in the Chicago, Illinois, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. His practice focuses on employment litigation and counseling matters. Mr. Herring defends employers before federal and state courts and administrative agencies throughout the country. He has extensive experience as a litigator representing a wide range of clients, from major corporations, higher education institutions, national hotel chains, banks, and franchise restaurants to small and local businesses, in employment litigation matters, including claims of race, age, religion, national origin, disability and sex discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliatory discharge, and wage and hour violations. His class action, collective action, and multi-plaintiff experience includes suits by both private parties and by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in areas of alleged discrimination, harassment, wage and hour violations and hostile work environment claims.
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