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After #MeToo, many employment attorneys say they’ve seen the number of pay-disparity cases spike, and employers are having to adapt by conducting investigations and pay audits.
Some employers are offering benefits that pay down student loans. They say it’s a popular way to recruit younger workers who are struggling with college debt.
Furloughed workers can’t refinance or buy homes without the ability to verify their income. For a recently divorced couple, it means continuing to live together until financial issues are resolved.
The credit-rating company last week said it was hacked, leaving 143 million consumers’ personal information exposed. Equifax now faces lawsuits and investigations. Read tips on safeguarding your data.
The job market is booming and the economy is expanding. So why aren’t wages keeping pace? That’s the wage puzzle, and some economists and employers offer explanations they say help explain it.