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March 16, 2023
Lumen Technologies has enlisted the resources of Syndio to help them achieve their pay equity goals. Syndio provides technology and expert guidance that helps companies measure and achieve all facets of workplace equity. Their Workplace Equity Analytics Platform provides visibility to potential pay and other workplace disparities.
In addition, Syndio helps companies embed workplace equity into their core business. This helps to ensure that once achieved, equity will be maintained.
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Lumen has been conducting pay analyses for many years. The incorporation of Syndio’s technology will help them advance their pay strategy to ensure fair compensation across the company well into the future. The platform will provide an always-on view of pay equity to help Lumen analyze, resolve and prevent pay disparities.
Lumen is also committed to sharing insights with employees.
Lumen’s Kate Johnson
Kate Johnson is president and CEO of Lumen.
“We are committed to rebuilding Lumen starting with our people and prioritizing this partnership with Syndio is a strong example of that commitment,” she said. “Syndio’s platform will play an important role in advancing pay equity at Lumen, and importantly, it will ensure we can measure it. Deepening our understanding of equity issues in our workplace helps us strengthen our culture of trust and transparency among our employees, our most valuable assets.”
Lumen is well-known for its dedication to creating an inclusive workplace. In addition to hiring Johnson as the company’s first female CEO in 2022, the company garnered a plethora of awards.
Lumen was named to Newsweek’s list of America’s Most Responsible Companies 2022 and nonprofit JUST Capital’s 2022 Rankings of America’s Most JUST Companies. Lumen was also recognized by Forbes as One of America’s Best Employers for Diversity 2022.
For fourth consecutive year, Lumen earned a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation’s annual Corporate Equality Index (CEI) and earned a spot on the list of best places to work for LGBTQ+ equality. For the seventh consecutive year, Lumen was included on Minority Engineer Magazine’s Top 50 Employers List. They ranked #20 on that list and #12 on the 31st Annual Top 50 Employers in CAREERS & the disABLED magazine list — their fifth consecutive year.
Lumen’s India Sylvester
India Sylvester is Lumen’s chief diversity and inclusion officer and among the honorees on Channel Futures’ 2022 DE&I 101. In a blog on Lumen’s website earlier this year Sylvester wrote, “Teamwork, trust, and transparency will change how we serve our customers, but it will also change Lumen. Diversity champions stand and applaud leaders who are courageous enough to put those culture stakes in the ground — and keep them there.”
Managing Editor, Channel Futures
Buffy Naylor is managing editor of Channel Futures. Prior to joining Informa (then VIRGO) in 2008, she was an award-winning copywriter and editor, then senior manager of corporate communications for an international leisure travel corporation and, before that, in charge of creative development and copywriting for a boutique marketing and public relations agency.
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