Workplace Diversity: ‘The Era of Colorblindness is Over’

Cornerstone On Demand

Workplace diversity is a pressing topic among HR pros. That attention often focuses on how diversity affects the company — but what about how minorities' experiences affect people personally and professionally? Talent Management Talent Management Diversity

Sessions Memo Changes DOJ Position on Transgender Discrimination

HR Daily Advisor

Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ announcement changing his department’s position on transgender employment discrimination marks a change in the legal landscape, but it doesn’t alter employer obligations under various state and local laws or the position taken by other federal agencies.

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Is Sexism Still Holding Us Back?

Inpower Coaching

One of my 9 Lives readers tipped me off to an article that is a must-read for any woman engaged in or thinking about working for a paycheck: “Home Economics: The Link Between Work-Life Balance and Income Equality ” by Stephen Marche. b) women move forward with trepidation, expecting gender discrimination—that is perhaps imposed only by a minority of unevolved men stuck in the year 1952? I’m going with “c” and “d” because I just don’t buy “b”, the widespread discrimination theory.

OFCCP and Kappler, Inc. Settle Steering Claims

Berkshire Associates

The agreement alleges that between December 2012 and December 2014, Kappler, Inc. Affirmative Action Diversity OFCCP Audit Workplace Discrimination Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Gender Discrimination EEOC News

North Carolina Hospital Settles Religious Discrimination Claims Over Flu Vaccine Policy

HR Daily Advisor

District Court in Asheville, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleged that a hospital failed to reasonably accommodate three employees who opposed the vaccination on religious grounds. Diversity Insight flu Richard L.

Let’s Be Honest About Diversity: Age Matters Too

TalentCulture

The conversation about diversity is finally opening up. We have a long way to go, but gender and ethnic equality are firmly on the agenda. Such a range has the potential for significant diversity of thought and action. Diverse Workplaces have Tangible Benefits.

Let’s Be Honest About Diversity: Age Matters Too

SuccessFactors

The conversation about diversity is finally opening up. We have a long way to go, but gender and ethnic equality are firmly on the agenda. But there’s a gaping oversight in the conversation that’s too often ignored: In the push to improve diversity, we have to recognize that age matters, too. Such a range has the potential for significant diversity of thought and action. Diverse workplaces have tangible benefits. Embrace a broader view of diversity.

5 Ways to Show Candidates Your Company is Committed to Diversity

Linkedin Talent Blog

Diversity used to be a box that companies checked. According to the Global Recruiting Trends 2018 report , companies are prioritizing diversity to build stronger cultures and bigger bottom lines. Include photos (and voices) of diverse employees in web and print materials.

Why is “Male” the Baseline? Rethinking Leadership Success

Visier

When Nadella succeeded Steve Ballmer in 2014, the company had a well-known “resting and vesting” attitude amongst employees. Even when couples start out with a plan to share family and work equally, the burden of raising a family and managing a home typically falls on women.

6 Ways to Avoid Age Bias in Your Job Descriptions

Ongig

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. It does not protect workers under the age of 40, although some states (see below) have laws that protect younger workers from age discrimination. . “Digital Native” Could be Age Discrimination. In 2014, CareFusion was looking for a Senior Counsel, Procedural Solutions.

What is blind recruitment, and is it effective?

Interact-Intranet

Not only have there been digital advancements, such as the development of bots , there has also been a shift towards a more diverse workplace. Diversity in the workplace has been under scrutiny in recent years. Despite improvements in diversity, it’s clear we still have some way to go.

Gender inequality in the workplace: A lack of women in leadership

Workable

This message goes beyond Hollywood and the film industry; women in the workplace today should be equal with their male colleagues. Every year, on March 8, the rights of women in education, equal pay and fair treatment at work are assessed worldwide. Gender equality at work in numbers.

Allies Of Women And Minority Groups In The Workforce

Everwise

These statistics come from data released by the National Partnership for Women and Families before Equal Pay Day, and concluded that women lose out on $500 billion annually, thanks to the gender wage gap. The goal was reached in 2014.

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New Guidance Shifts Federal Policy on Religious Liberty in Employment

HR Daily Advisor

However, he says “it remains to be seen” what effect the DOJ’s guidance may have on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) position in cases involving religious liberty in employment. Supreme Court’s decision in the 2014 Burwell v.

5 Meaningful Things Companies Are Doing to Recruit and Retain Women

Linkedin Talent Blog

Even though struggles like mine and those around equal opportunities at work are still common for women, the good news is that in the past few years I have seen companies push for meaningful change when it comes to gender diversity and equality. Diversity

Strategies for building an inclusive workplace

Workable

Inclusion puts diversity to work, encouraging respect for individual perspectives and cultures in the workplace. An inclusive workplace also helps companies understand the needs of a diverse customer base. For employers, ERGs are an effective long-term diversity and inclusion strategy.

11 Reasons You Should Work at Women-led Companies

CakeHR

However, gender discrimination still seems to seep into our lives. Perhaps most notably, an analysis from Quantopian, a Boston-based trading firm, found that between 2002 and 2014, companies with women in control saw returns that were 226% higher. What is the gender-diversity effect?

Gender inequality in the workplace: A lack of women in leadership

Workable

This message goes beyond Hollywood and the film industry; women in the workplace today should be equal with their male colleagues. Every year, on March 8, the rights of women in education, equal pay and fair treatment at work are assessed worldwide. Gender equality at work in numbers.

EEOC Examines Strategies to Reduce Retaliation in the Workplace

HRWatchdog

A panel of experts recently met with the commissioners of the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to discuss ways to prevent and rectify retaliation in the workplace. Every year, claims of retaliation top the list of the most frequent charges filed with the EEOC, accounting for almost 43 percent of all claims filed in 2014. Retaliation claims also led employment complaints received by the Department of Fair Employment and Housing in 2014 (12,344 complaints).

EEOC Examines Strategies to Reduce Retaliation in the Workplace

HRWatchdog

A panel of experts recently met with the commissioners of the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to discuss ways to prevent and rectify retaliation in the workplace. Every year, claims of retaliation top the list of the most frequent charges filed with the EEOC, accounting for almost 43 percent of all claims filed in 2014. Retaliation claims also led employment complaints received by the Department of Fair Employment and Housing in 2014 (12,344 complaints).

PayScale Gender Report Reveals Female Software Engineers Get Paid 12% Less

Compensation Today

Source: Silicon Angle ) While Silicon Valley is stepping it up with women friendly perks, they seem to be missing one key element: equal salary. Hiring women software engineers provides the diversity and innovation that only the female perspective brings.

Why parental leave laws aren’t working

Workable

Shared Parental Leave, or SPL, was one of the big diversity battles of Britain in recent years. And when in April 2015 the British government legislated, its supporters predicted it would deliver a major boost to gender equality in the workplace.

Common LGBTQ Issues in the Workplace (and How to Solve Them)

Zenefits

On July 21, 2014, President Barack Obama signed an executive order prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating against employees and job applicants based on their sexual orientation and gender identity. “In However, as we celebrate Pride Month this June, it’s important to remember that the fight for equal rights and protections is nowhere near over. With this article, we hope to be a voice for inclusion and diversity.

Hire More Female Software Engineers and Close the Gender Wage Gap

Compensation Today

Source: Silicon Angle ) While Silicon Valley is stepping it up with women friendly perks, they seem to be missing one key element: equal salary. Hiring women software engineers provides the diversity and innovation that only the female perspective brings.

i4cp 2017 Conference Day Two: Quotes and Notes

i4cp

Pat Wadors, CHRO and SVP of the Global Talent Organization at LinkedIn brought her own sense of cool with an equally genuine and passionate story of belonging as the necessary third element of having a diverse and inclusive workplace. In the next session, i4cp’s CEO Kevin Oakes sat down for an informal onstage conversation with George Rose, EVP, People and Organization, Sony Pictures Entertainment to recount the 2014 cyberattack of Sony by North Korea.

Careers page 101: Everything HR managers and recruiters need to know to build an effective careers page

Workable

How can you increase diverse applicants through your careers page? Help Scout , a B2B software development company for customer support teams, advertises its open roles and attempts to attract diverse audiences while presenting its teams: Screenshot via Help Scout.