Achieving Workplace Equity in the New World of Pay Transparency and DEI Disclosures

39 minute read | April.26.2023

In this article, partner Erin Connell, counsel Jessica R.L. James, and senior associate Necia Hobbes provide an in-depth analysis of the recent changes surrounding pay transparency and ESG in the workplace, and how to best achieve workplace equity within this new landscape.

As the article states, “Achieving workplace equity is no longer a matter of legal compliance and risk reduction. It is now a business imperative.”

The article discusses how increased pressure for transparency and ESG disclosures have affected shareholder proposals and derivative lawsuits. It also offers an update on the changing pay transparency laws taking hold in the U.S. and around the world, and examines best practices and strategic approaches for achieving workplace equity amid the changes.