Using Quantitative Tools to Examine Compensation For Equity and Fairness

SHRM 2013 Annual Conference
Workplace Application: This session will show you how and when to use quantitative tools so you can minimize the risk of pay litigation, improve compensation practices, and aid in talent retention.
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Pay equity is a dominant theme in today's business climate. You can use quantitative tools to ensure you are paying your employees equitably. This presentation discusses challenges employers face with respect to internal pay equity and outlines how metrics and analytics can be used to determine whether compensation disparities exist. Common pitfalls and the limitations of quantitative analysis are discussed, and real-world examples of applying analysis results to business processes is presented.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 4:00pm to 5:15pm

Stephanie R. Thomas, Ph.D.

Stephanie R.
Thomas, Ph.D.

Stephanie R. Thomas is the CEO of Thomas Econometrics Inc. She provides economic and statistical consulting services to Fortune 500 companies, major law firms, and government agencies such as the Department of Justice and the FBI. Stephanie has testified as an expert on gender, race and age discrimination claims in compensation, hiring, promotion, termination and other employment practices in federal and state courts throughout the U.S. She is a noted authority on internal pay equity, and is the author of Compensating Your Employees Fairly: A Guide to Internal Pay Equity, published by Apress in April 2013.

Amount of Credit: 
Credit Type: 
HR Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
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