Equality and Diversity in Adult Care

uRoster

Equality and diversity is an essential part of every care establishment. So what exactly is equality and diversity in adult care, and why is it so important? What laws protect equality and diversity in adult care? The Equality Act 2010.

How to Promote Equality and Diversity in the Workplace?

Thrive Global

In the past few years, equality and diversity have come under the spotlight more intentionally and actively than ever before. Equality and diversity in the office mean a lot of things. Offer all Staff Diversity and Inclusion Training.

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The Complexity of Transferring Lessons Learned from Projects

Conversation Matters

That team may be equally smart and experienced, but still lack the background to make use of the originating team's knowledge without considerable additional detail. The client created a strategy and implementation plan for approaching the European market, including such diverse topics as how to work with the regulators, standards, marketing and local supply. Transferring lessons from one project to another seems like it ought to be a simple task.

Organizational Studies that Don't Just Sit on the Shelf: Participatory Action Research

Conversation Matters

Identifying Interviewees : In consultation with the agency sponsor, four departments were selected to be involved in the study, making sure a diversity of types of work were included. It is necessary to have such conversations among high-level decision makers, but equally critical that those whose work will change hold such conversations and make recommendation specific to their own department.

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Does Diversity Reduce Employee Turnover?

Get Hppy

We’ve made some enormous progress in the last few years when it comes to the importance of diversity in the workplace. Despite ongoing problems some industries (such as the tech industry) have in successfully creating a diverse workplace, most people agree that diversity in the office has many benefits. Also read: Workplace Inclusion, Diversity and Mentoring. Does diversity also make it easier to hold onto top talent long term?

6 Examples of Employers with High Diversity and Inclusion Statistics

Ongig

More companies are reporting diversity and inclusion statistics than ever before. We found 6 employers whose diversity stats impress us. of employees embracing diversity in the workplace. Stand out D&I stat: High D&I stats for women and gender diversity .

Today is Equal Pay Day: Can HR Technology Help Close the Gender Pay Gap?

SumTotal

What is Equal Pay Day? Organised by the Fawcett Society , the UK’s leading membership charity campaigning for gender equality, the day is about raising awareness and encouraging everyone to participate in the fight against gender inequality. It is about facilitating professional development, and it is about further government action beyond the Equality Act 2010. The post Today is Equal Pay Day: Can HR Technology Help Close the Gender Pay Gap?

Research Says: Top-Team Diversity Equals Greater Financial Gain

Inpower Coaching

Study : Is There A Payoff From Top-Team Diversity? Finding : Companies with diverse executive boards have notably higher earnings and returns on equity. InPower Insight : Increase the diversity of your executive top-team to increase your company financially. Summary : Good news if you’re a company looking to increase your financial performance and/or returns on equity – invite more diverse team into your C-Suite and top executive slots. How diverse are they?

Why Diverse Organizations Perform Better: Do We Still Need Evidence?

China Gorman

You’ve probably heard that organizations with a focus on diversity have stronger organizational cultures – they have happier and more productive employees, and are more socially ethical than other organizations. You might have also heard that organizations with a focus on diversity perform better financially than organizations that do not invest energy in diversity programs, or in fostering a diverse workplace.

No more stars?

Working Girl

There''s an unsettling short story by Kurt Vonnegut called Harrison Bergeron in which all people are forced to be equal - if anyone is found to be better than anyone else they are handicapped with loud sounds ringing in their heads or chains to weigh them down. Friedman also laments the loss of excellence and diversity that comes with standardization in his early masterpiece The Lexus and the Olive Tree.

Siloed Diversity Holds Us All Back

TalentCulture

There is conflict over an issue in the field of diversity and inclusion that needs to be addressed. Here are the two opposing schools of thought: Diversity is a long process, and every disenfranchised group can’t get there at once. As we work on gender and racial diversity, we will open the door for other groups. The siloing of advancement in diversity is holding every group back. You can’t have partial diversity and consider that a success.

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4 Steps to Embed Diversity & Inclusion Into Your Organization

Avature

In the last few years, the HR world has seen a shift in perspective when it comes to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Creating a More Diverse & Inclusive Workspace. While often pushed together, diversity and inclusion refer to two different things.

Here’s what inspired this former recruiter to focus on DEI

HRExecutive

That work represents real progress, but it’s “just the beginning,” notes Torin Ellis, author and expert on diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging strategy and risk mitigation. I ran a third-party recruiting agency from 1998 to 2010 or 2011.

Protected characteristics: a guide for employers

myhrtoolkit

What are the protected characteristics that employers need to be aware of according to the Equality Act 2010? Employees Employment law Diversity

Looking to Celebrate Equal Pay Day? Check Back in 100 Years.

i4cp

Today is Equal Pay Day, and the news isn’t sunny—women are still paid less than their male colleagues, women of color are paid even less than their white peers, and progress in reaching parity is maddeningly slow. Today is an exercise in calling attention (yet again) to the glaring gap between men's and women's wages, which has been closing by less than a half cent per year since the enactment of the Equal Pay Act in 1963. In 2010, women earned 77 cents to men's dollar.

Diversity and the “Cultural Richness”

Cielo HR Leader

We catch up with Wayne to get his views on the impact of workplace diversity across this high profile and dynamic region. Wayne, when we last talked back in 2010 you were looking at ways of making the balance of gender diversity in GE Capital, Global Banking more equitable. You’re now working in a very different sort of environment with a whole new set of diversity-related challenges. Diversity is a huge deal for GE and many other companies in the region.

Diversity in the workplace: why it matters and how to increase inclusion

Workable

The #MeToo movement, the global rise of immigration, and large-scale political changes such as Brexit and the election of Trump, shed light on – previously overlooked – minority groups and draw our attention toward equal rights, racism, feminism and socio-economic disparities. Now is the time for HR professionals to focus on diversity in the workplace and reinforcing inclusion not just in words, but in practice. But what exactly is diversity in the workplace?

EEO vs. affirmative action

Workable

EEO (equal employment opportunity) and affirmative action are certainly relevant terms and therefore easy to mix up. Here’s the difference between EEO and affirmative action: EEO is giving everyone the same opportunity to thrive, while affirmative action is actively supporting those who’ve been consistently deprived of fair and equal treatment. More about EEO: Everything you need to know to be an equal opportunity employer.

Diversity rising up the Agenda ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human Capital.

Strategic HCM

Diversity rising up the Agenda. I seem to be have been having lots of conversations about diversity recently so was interested to see a new report from the CIPD and Bernard Hodes, Diversity and Inclusion - Fringe or Fundamental? suggesting that 57% of employers say diversity and inclusion will become more important over the next five years. There was also a suggestion that organisations need more diversity champions. Diversity rising up the Agenda.

The Great HR Gender Divide: Part I

Visier

In a 2010 survey of CHROs at US Fortune 200 companies, respondents were asked how much of their time they spend in various roles: Male CHROs said they spend 37.6% There is a simple litmus test that can give a sense of gender equality in HR: compensation. Recent research by McKinsey & Company , for instance, found that when “companies commit themselves to diverse leadership, they are more successful.” HR Leadership diversity HR leadership advice

Economist's Diversity conference ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human.

Strategic HCM

Economist’s Diversity conference. My next conference with the Economist is their Diversity conference in December: “Businesses are facing intensifying pressure from investors and stakeholders to ramp up their diversity initiatives. several studies show that companies with a greater degree of diversity at every level perform better than their less diverse counterparts. Technorati Tags: Economist , conferences , diversity. ► 2010.

Five Reasons Why Today’s Dads Need Support, Too

TalentCulture

Family-friendly benefits, like paid maternity leave and child care assistance, have proven valuable in terms of recruiting and retaining female talent, improving gender diversity and driving the bottom line. After decades of increasing educational and professional achievements of women, we have a generation of men marrying women with career prospects equal to or greater than their own. Millennial moms and dads want to share work and family responsibilities equally.

Diversity in the workplace: why it matters and how to increase inclusion

Workable

The #MeToo movement, the global rise of immigration, and large-scale political changes such as Brexit and the election of Trump, shed light on – previously overlooked – minority groups and draw our attention toward equal rights, racism, feminism and socio-economic disparities. Now is the time for HR professionals to focus on diversity in the workplace and reinforcing inclusion not just in words, but in practice. But what exactly is diversity in the workplace?

Supporting staff through the menopause: what employers need to know

cipHR

Menopause is covered under the 2010 Equality Act , so make sure your organisation can offer reasonable adjustments to those experiencing symptoms – there have already been a number of legal cases in this area. Advice Diversity and inclusion Health and wellbeing Leadership and managementTalking about this life stage and educating all staff will benefit your organisation and those experiencing symptoms.

You’re Not Managing DE&I if You’re Not Measuring It

Newmeasures

So why is the measurement of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) initiatives often neglected beyond tracking compliance requirements (e.g., When evaluating your initiatives, diversity is important but it does not imply equity and inclusion. Ferdman, Avigdor, Braun, Konkin, & Kuzmycz, 2010): Commitment from top leadership to foster equity and inclusion. Encouragement of equal opportunity to information exchange and influence in decision making.

Overcoming the Manager Divide: How HR can Accelerate the Path to Gender Pay Equity

Visier

Although significant progress has been made in employers proactively pursuing policies of equal pay for equal positions, this alone will not close the gap: gender equity is a complex and systemic issue that requires action on many fronts. Despite an increased trend towards equal parenting, in today’s society women still typically take on more of the family care responsibilities.

Does America Have a Civility Problem? Yes. Wait, No.

HR Daily Advisor

Despite this unwavering sentiment since 2010, the general level of civility in the workplace is considered strong. The Role of Diversity & Inclusion in the Civil Workplace. More than eight in 10 employees with coworkers (83 percent) describe their workplace as diverse and inclusive (definitions for diversity and inclusion presented in the survey can be found in the About the Research section below). Workplace is diverse and inclusive.

#HotInHR: Men & Women Act Same, Treated Differently; Book Time-off Using Alexa, WeWork + Lord & Taylor?

Advos

Gender equality remains frustratingly elusive… Numerous causes have been suggested, but one argument that persists points to differences in men and women’s behavior. WeWork has expanded from two locations in New York City when it was founded in 2010 to more than 160 locations in 52 cities this year. Recapping SHRM Diversity & Inclusion Conference #SHRMDiv. What's Hot in HR Co-Workplace Diversity Gender Bias HR tech Retail Time-offTags: Diversity.

The Great HR Gender Divide: Part I

Visier

In a 2010 survey of CHROs at US Fortune 200 companies, respondents were asked how much of their time they spend in various roles: Male CHROs said they spend 37.6% There is a simple litmus test that can give a sense of gender equality in HR: compensation. Recent research by McKinsey & Company , for instance, found that when “companies commit themselves to diverse leadership, they are more successful.” HR Leadership diversity HR leadership advice

Collective intelligence: Improving top team effectiveness

HR Times

Do top teams have diversity of thinking? Are discussions between top team members designed to ensure that each person has an equal voice? It is the first of these elements—top team composition and diversity of thinking—that is the most difficult. The challenge lies in defining the kinds of diversity that lead to collective intelligence, as well as their proportions and how they are interconnected. Still others stress the importance of racial diversity.

How to support workers with ‘hidden’ disabilities

cipHR

According to the 2010 Equality Act, a person has a disability if they : Have a physical or mental impairment. The 2010 Equality Act also says (in paragraph 20 of schedule 8) that “an employer is not under a duty to make reasonable adjustments if it does not know, and could not reasonably be expected to know that the individual was disabled.”. Advice Diversity and inclusion Employment law Leadership and management

Collective intelligence: Improving top team effectiveness

HR Times

Do top teams have diversity of thinking? Are discussions between top team members designed to ensure that each person has an equal voice? It is the first of these elements—top team composition and diversity of thinking—that is the most difficult. The challenge lies in defining the kinds of diversity that lead to collective intelligence, as well as their proportions and how they are interconnected. Still others stress the importance of racial diversity.

Disability discrimination: what does case law tell us?

cipHR

In Nissa v Waverly Education Foundation , a case involving a science teacher who suffered from fibromyalgia, the often pivotal question of whether the disability in question was ‘long term’ enough to qualify under the Equality Act was considered, and general principles revisited. Advice Diversity and inclusion Employment law Health and wellbeing

6 Ways to Avoid Age Bias in Your Job Descriptions

Ongig

The Equality Act of 2010 (and the Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006 before it), protects candidates/employees in many ways. Diversity and Inclusion Age Discrimination Unconscious BiasEmployers paid $240 million in age bias lawsuits since 2000, according to a survey by GoodJobsFirst.org. Note: Most age discrimination law suits relate to The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) which forbids age discrimination against people who are age 40 or older.

Women In Enterprise Cloud Computing, Part 4: Passion, Perseverance, And Patience

SAP Innovation

For most organizations, the measure of success of diversity and inclusion initiatives has become merely a matter of numbers. However, creating equal opportunities for female leaders and challenged persons is more than a numbers game. Diversity and inclusion must not be just enforced, but embraced as an important pillar within the human resource strategy. In 2010, as a rising young female talent at SAP, Shylaja was offered to take on a people management role.

Pat yourselves on the back, employers. EEOC Charges dipped to a new 27-year low!!!??

The Employer Handbook

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced ( here ) its Fiscal Year 2019 Enforcement and Litigation Data. Equal Pay Act: 1,117 (1.5 the EEOC believes based on its investigation that there was sexual harassment) was at its lowest since 2010. By U.S.

5 Stats About Women In the Workforce That You Need to Know

Linkedin Talent Blog

A 2008 and followup 2010 survey by Catalyst revealed the mentoring opportunities available to women lead to fewer promotions and a lower likelihood of receiving advocacy, making it harder for them to advance within their own company. There is still plenty of work to be done in order for us to start seeing an equal ratio of women to men in leadership positions. Diversity