Fact Sheets 15 minutes

In addition to strong public policies and robust enforcement of equal pay laws, concerted efforts by employers to close gender wage gaps in their own workforces are essential to achieving equal pay. In recent years, a number of companies have acted not only to identify and remedy gender wage disparities within their own workforces, but also to establish innovative employment policies and procedures to prevent them. The promising strategies described within are a few of the approaches for employers to explore, adapt, test, and adopt, in order to advance equal pay.