The tool relies on visuals like a color-coated map of the US that can be utilized to break down employment law, pay equity, and potential risk by factors. (Image: Shutterstock)

The #MeToo movement has resurfaced interest around pay inequity by both gender and race. For companies looking to address such disparities, Littler Mendelson has released its Pay Equity Assessment Tool.

Built by the firm’s analytics team, the tool crunches client data on employee compensation and demographics, like race, gender and state, to analyze for potential litigation risk against both federal and state laws. Using a dashboard that allows for filtering information by different categories, Littler attorneys consult clients to begin “proactively fixing” payment disparities “using tested legal strategies,” a press release noted.

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