A Role for I/O Psychologists in Promoting Pay Equity in Organizations
David Pollack, PhDDetails:
Vice President, APTMetrics
Location: McCormick & Schmick's Crystal City
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With renewed attention on inequity in pay by gender and the passing of fair pay legislation in California, Maryland, Massachusetts, and New York, Industrial/Organizational Psychologists are increasingly being called upon to help private and public sector organizations conduct compensation audits and ensure pay equity. Working in collaboration with attorneys and compensation experts, we bring a unique perspective on how to help organizations determine whether they have gender or ethnic group differences in pay after job-related factors are taken into consideration. I/O’s bring expertise in job analysis, which provides a more objective method for grouping jobs as required by law, and in conducting statistical analyses and drawing conclusions from those analyses, which informs organizational decision-making.
In this presentation, David Pollack will describe the challenges organizations are facing, review the implications of recently-passed fair pay legislation, and outline a process that Industrial/Organizational Psychologists can follow when conducting pay audits and helping organizations remedy pay differences that may exist.
David Pollack is a Vice President with APTMetrics, a global human resources consultancy. At APTMetrics, David leverages his more than 25 years of experience consulting in both the public and private sectors, where he acquired his expertise in all aspects of talent management including job analysis, employee selection, performance management, employee engagement, leadership selection, and organizational change. Before joining APTMetrics, he worked for Sodexo, the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, and HRStrategies. He earned his Bachelor’s degree from the Pennsylvania State University and his Master’s degree and Ph.D. from Bowling Green State University.