Columbia, MD– Berkshire Associates, a human resources and technology firm, announces today that Michele Hester, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Sr. Manager of HR Services at Berkshire Associates, will participate in a special Equal Pay Day webinar hosted by Catalyst on April 10 at 11 am EST. As an expert in pay equity analyses, Michele will share her insights on the laws that govern pay equity, the statistical analyses involved in evaluating pay, and best practices for managing compliance during this event.

With the increased attention on fair pay, organizations are under immense pressure to monitor, promote, and achieve fair and equitable pay. In this timely webinar, Michele will give an overview of current pay equity laws, and practical tips for complying with the regulations. Michele will also share effective strategies for developing sound pay practices.

For media inquiries, please contact januarym(at)berkshireassociates(dot)com at 800.882.8904, ext. 1314.

About Michele Hester: Michele Hester is Senior Manager of HR Services at Berkshire Associates. Michele is responsible for overseeing, developing, and providing consulting services related to human resources management. With over 20 years in the human resource industry, Michele is an expert in HR practices and procedures. She is also responsible for developing and presenting training sessions to educate clients on the latest affirmative action, applicant management, compensation, and human resource management topics and trends.

About Berkshire Associates:
Berkshire Associates is a human resource consulting and technology firm, specializing in helping companies build the ideal, balanced workforce. As an industry leader, Berkshire provides the latest tools and services for affirmative action, applicant management, compensation management, workforce planning, diversity, and professional training. For over 30 years, Berkshire has serviced the nation’s most recognizable companies; and as a result, has mastered providing clients with cost-effective solutions to everyday human resource challenges.

About Catalyst
Catalyst is a global nonprofit working with some of the world’s most powerful CEOs and leading companies to help build workplaces that work for women. Founded in 1962, Catalyst drives change with pioneering research, practical tools, and proven solutions to accelerate and advance women into leadership–because progress for women is progress for everyone.