Ms. Ledbetter will join Stephanie R. Thomas, Ph.D., host of The Proactive Employer, on Thursday, May 3 at 12 Noon Pacific Time to discuss her experiences with compensation discrimination, her new book, Grace and Grit: My Fight for Equal Pay and Fairness at Goodyear and Beyond, her landmark lawsuit, and the Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act of 2009 she inspired. We’ll also be discussing some proposed regulations aimed at eliminating compensation discrimination, and what Ms. Ledbetter sees as the critical steps needed to eliminate compensation discrimination and address the gender pay gap.
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About Stephanie R. Thomas, Ph.D.:
A leading expert on the quantitative analysis of workplace practices, Stephanie R. Thomas, Ph.D. is committed to helping employers proactively manage risk. She has published papers in professional journals and is the author of the book Statistical Analysis of Adverse Impact: A Practitioner’s Guide. Building on her background as a former NYU faculty member, Stephanie regularly speaks to legal and industry groups on employment litigation avoidance, EEO compliance, and managing workplace risk with quantitative tools. She has addressed various chapters of the NILG, SHRM, and HR groups across the country. Stephanie is the CEO of Thomas Econometrics, a firm specializing in quantitative solutions to complex, unstructured problems. She has provided economic and statistical consulting services to Fortune 500 companies, privately held businesses, leading law firms and government agencies. In 2012, Stephanie was ranked fifth among HR Examiner’s Top 25 Online Influencers: The Pulse of HR.
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