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Compensation & Pay Equity

More than ever before, employers are faced with increasing Pay Equity demands and complexities.

With new state and federal laws related to compensation discrimination being passed, employers are facing more pressure than ever when it comes to pay equity. HR Works offers solutions that help employers meet compliance requirements and ensure fair pay practices within their organization. 



On top of existing Federal Pay Equity laws, many states have also enacted their own unique mandates, reporting requirements, and penalties for non-compliance.

HR Works has the expertise and resources to help employers:

  • Meet EEOC compliance requirements to assess the equity of compensation systems
  • Comply with mandated state filings
  • Minimize the risk of discrimination lawsuits


Employers are experiencing increasing pressure from investors, employees, and the general public, to ensure fair and equitable compensation practices.

Our solutions offer a more proactive approach to preventing pay discrimination, and can also:

  • Support diversity, equity, & inclusion (DEI) efforts
  • Provide assurances to stakeholders and employees
  • Better inform the decisions of potential job candidates

Compensation & Pay Equity Services

Whether you’re evaluating pay equity to be proactive or to meet a legal requirement, let HR Works help you ensure fair pay practices that keep you compliant and help you remain competetive in the job market. With experts guiding you from policy development to statistical analysis to communication and training, HR Works provides you with the support you need to address these growing challenges.

Our services include:

  • Strategic Needs Analysis
  • Data Assessment & Project Plan
  • Compensation Philosophy and Policy Development
  • Job Description Development & FLSA Assessments
  • Compensation Benchmarking
  • Pay Grade/Band/Range Creation
  • Competency Hierarchies
  • Pay Gap Analysis
  • Communication Plan & Training

State-Specific Compensation Services

Many states have their own unique equal pay laws with varying rules and requirements. HR Works offers a suite of services to help you address these requirements from state to state.

  • California Pay Data Reporting
  • Equal Pay Risk Assessment
  • Illinois Equal Pay Certification
  • Consultation on State Fair Pay Laws
  • Compensation Toolkit
  • Pay Transparency

CA Pay Data Reporting

In accordance with Senate Bill 973, private employers of 100 or more employees and at least 1 employee in CA must report certain pay and other data annually.

IL Equal Pay Registration Certificate

In accordance with Senate Bill 1480, all private employers with 100 or more employees in IL and are required to file EEO-1 with the EEOC must now obtain an Equal Pay Registration Certificate.


  • State Law Comparison Chart
  • How-To Guide for Conducting a Job Analysis
  • Managing Effective ​​​​​​Employee Compensation Systems Checklist
  • 10 Steps for Developing a Compensation Strategy