By Kimbra Fox, Vice President, Health Care Reform & Pay Equity
Today is Equal Pay Day, a day that symbolizes how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year. According to ADP Research Institute® data, on average, men make 28% more than women across all industries. And as employers focus on attracting the talent they need to succeed, expectations for greater transparency concerning equal pay for equal work are on the rise.
At ADP, we realize being in a position to compete for the most qualified talent is an indispensable ingredient for long-term business success. A commitment to pay equity remains one of the best ways for a company to differentiate itself from its competitors and be a consistent winner in the war for talent. Watch our video below to see why you should start building the workforce of the future now and define your commitment to pay equity.
As we take today to focus on equal pay, read our top 10 articles to start better understanding this issue and how you as an employer can address it:
- The Lilly Ledbetter Act and Pay Equity: How Will the Past Inform the Future?
- Preparing for Gender Pay Gap Legislation
- 3 Reasons Millennial Women Are Still Experiencing Gender Income Inequality
- Closing the Gender Gap: 2 Steps to Get You Started
- What’s Next in Pay Equity for Millennial Women
- How CFOs Can Help Close the Wage Gap Between Genders
- Creating Pay Equality in the Workplace: A Fair and Productive Decision
- How to Prevent Salary Inequality During Mergers and Acquisitions
- Are Employers Ready to Tackle Pay Equity?