St. Louis County Executive Sam Page pledged today to make pay equity for women and minorities a priority of his administration.The County Executive was inspired by the Women’s Foundation of Greater St. Louis’s advocacy to sign an executive order banning inquiries into the salary history of new hires in St. Louis County Government, which will help break the cycle of pay inequity by ensuring that women aren’t held back because of their previous salaries.Read More
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Practices from 13 Organizations Demonstrating a Strong Commitment to Gender Equity
Today, on Equal Pay Day, the Women’s Foundation of Greater St. Louis (WFSTL) has released a report on the results from its second annual Women in the Workplace: Employment Scorecard initiative, which evaluates employment practices of organizations in the St. Louis region. The “Scorecard” is the area’s only initiative incentivizing and educating employers to cultivate a gender diverse workforce. This year, WFSTL is recognizing 13 St. Louis employers that demonstrated excellence in four areas of workplace gender equity – leadership, compensation, flexible work policies, and recruitment and retention.