Most managers not trained to deliver pay communications

While 67% of organizations say pay transparency is increasingly important — with 4% reporting it's of the highest importance — only 14% of organizations have dealt with pay transparency beyond a "moderate" level, according to a study by WorldatWork and Mercer. While near half of employers have a "moderate" approach," 4% have nonexistent approaches to pay transparency, 35% have minimal transparency and just 1% have extreme transparency, according to the survey of 478 respondents. Additionally, more than 60% of respondents said their managers are not trained to effectively deliver pay communications. Nearly half (42%) of respondents do not share information about how jobs are valued and compensated within the organization. When pay equity adjustments are made, only 53% of organizations communicate to their employees that the increase is the result of a pay equity adjustment; 30% bundle the adjustment along with other pay increases and don't explicitly mention it.

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