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Tuesday, February 22, 2022

Pay Equity Reviews: The Need and the Process

Start Date: 2/22/2022 12:00 PM EST
End Date: 2/22/2022 1:30 PM EST

Venue Name: Zoom Webinar

Organization Name: WATRA

Professional Development
Email: profdevelopment@watradc.org
Phone: (000) 000-0000

Why has reviewing pay equity become critical for employers to address operational gaps that can lead to pay discrepancies? What does pay equity really mean? The best way for Total Rewards professionals and business leaders to ensure their organization is paying employees fairly is to facilitate pay equity audits. Attend this educational webinar session to learn more about how you can help your company navigate pay equity considerations, including:
  • How long it takes to conduct a pay equity analysis
  • Making a business case for pay equity
  • Determining a pay equity strategy that fits best with the mission of the company
  • Proactive versus reactive strategies for remedying pay inequities
  • When to involve Legal
  • How to communicate pay equity adjustments
  • How often to conduct a pay equity assessment
 Ishita Sengupta

Ishita Sengupta is a Principal in Mercer’s Workforce Strategy and Analytics practice in Washington D.C.

She has 17 years of experience as a Labor economist. Her analytical research has been published in various trade journals over the years. At Mercer for the last 6 years, she has worked on internal labor market analysis for the private sector, government, and non-profit organizations including educational institutions. She is experienced in predictive modeling including pay equity analysis, turnover analysis and business impact modeling. She has also worked on Diversity and Inclusion analytics for the financial services sector.

Ishita has directed research activities on comparing labor costs for firms across similar industry and has liaised with advocacy, labor and business groups to ensure accuracy of her findings. She has also testified in state senate hearings. Before joining Mercer in 2015, Ishita worked in National Academy of Social Insurance for 12 years as Director of Workers’ Compensation.

Ishita is also an adjunct faculty at Georgetown University and teaches Human Resource Analytics to graduate students.

She received her PhD degree in Economics from the University of Connecticut
 Jennifer Bagley
 Jennifer is a Principal in region market development with 20 years of experience in establishing trusted releationships with business and people leaders.  Prior to joining Mercer in 2017, Jennifer served as a Vice President for a global consulting firm, where she was responsible for the relationship management and strategic advisory of client health and welfare benefit plans.

Jennifer has earned valuable experience in collaboration with clients and team members in pursuit of desired outcomes for businesses and the people they employ.

Jennifer earned a B.A. in Economics from the University of Mary Washington.

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