Confronting Discrimination In The Workplace (For Leaders)

Vantage Circle

Discrimination, subtle or blatant, can be seen everywhere in our day to day lives. However, many leaders choose to believe that discrimination in the workplace doesn’t really exist. Discrimination can be in the little acts itself. Should they fire the ones who are discriminating?

COVID-19: Asian American Discrimination and Mental Health Resources

Thrive Global

As this trend continues, there will surely be a mental health fallout to consider given the negative impact of discrimination on wellbeing. Below is a four-step guide to navigating discrimination and hate and accessing community and mental health support during COVID-19.

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7 HR Data Sets for People Analytics

Analytics in HR

HR data sets are rare finds. In this article, I will list the 7 best HR data sets available online. In addition to the data set, I will also list the challenges in the data. This can be a potential analysis or something to look out for in the data.

Top 100 HR and Recruitment Blogs [by Organic Traffic with Top 3 Articles Each]

Ongig

Awesome HR Blogs (Untrackable) — There’s a second list at the end of this article with blogs that ahrefs didn’t track in a fair, apples-to-apples way. Top 3 Articles — ahrefs provides an estimate of the top 3 articles for each blog. Data and Automation.

Top 5 Trending HR analytics Articles of October 2018

Analytics in HR

Welcome to this fall edition of our ‘Most Trending Articles’ of 2018! Enjoy the following top articles in the HR Analytics space of October 2018! #5: Starting off this month, we have a great article by Eric Siegel on predictive analytics. Read the rest of his article here ! #4:

7 HR Data Sets for People Analytics

Analytics in HR

HR data sets are rare finds. In this article, I will list the 7 best HR data sets available online. In addition to the data set, I will also list the challenges in the data. This can be a potential analysis or something to look out for in the data.

Cafe Classic: Could Big Data Bring Big Dilemmas?

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: Data and analytics are big topics - and big priorities - in a lot of HR shops these days. Specifically, the degree to which Big Data may be creating a new potential and power to discriminate. HR systems are home to a host of demographic data about our employees.

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5 Must-Read Digital HR and HR Tech Articles of March 2018

Digital HR Tech

With March drawn to an end and April starting to warm up, it’s time for our “Must-Read Digital HR and HR Tech Articles” again. Giants like Amazon, Verizon, Goldman Sachs and others were found to be allegedly using job ads on social media to subtly exclude older workers and engage in age discrimination. In this article, Leslie Vickrey wonders how we ended up here. Read the full article here. #4. Steven Holscher does exactly that in his article.

Using HR Analytics and Big Data in the Workplace

EmployeeConnect

The concept of using Big Data and HR Analytics in the workplace has become a debatable issue when it was revealed how certain employers are using the help of outside data firms to forecast the health risks of its employees. People expressed their concerns as they felt that their personal and sensitive health information is in jeopardy because if their employers have access to this personal data it can be used in ways which may not be in their favour.

Gender pay discrimination: The $14.3 million cost of a shattered shame ceiling

Compensation Today

And even Ellen Pao, who lost her gender discrimination case, still cost Kleiner Perkins a cool $1 million. (It The only historical safeguard standing between employers having to part with millions of dollars in pay discrimination settlements has been women’s silence.

On the Chopping Block for Hiring and Pay Discrimination

HR Daily Advisor

Yesterday we explored how the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has been taking a hard stance on hiring and pay discrimination cases. With the additional staff, the OFCCP will provide sufficient expert support for improved data collection and analysis.

Understanding the Reality of Gender Discrimination in Performance Reviews

Women of HR

The impact of gender discrimination on employees. Hidden biases such as gender discrimination, according to Caroline Simard, the director of research at the Clayman Institute, also create “cumulative disadvantage over a woman’s career over time, resulting in lower access to key leadership positions and stretch assignments, advancement and pay.”. It was made clear in a 2014 Fortune article that women were much more likely to receive a critical performance review than men.

Safety, Recognition, Inclusion: How to Address Basic Employee Needs

WorkHuman

Workhuman data from the State of Humanity at Work report referenced in article about how organizations can overcome discrimination in the workplace.

After MeToo, Employers Look to Restore Faith in HR

WorkHuman

Workhuman data from the State of Humanity at Work report referenced in article about how organizations can overcome discrimination in the workplace.

Gender Pay Gap and People Analytics: A Practice with Open Data

Littal Shemer

Gender Pay Gap and People Analytics: A Practice with Open Data. However, one issue remained unsolved for years: The lack of open HR data to practice on. A Practice with Open Data. For that reason, I constantly search for open HR data and use it in learning sessions.

COVID-19 Reboarding Checklist

HRO Today

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has raised awareness of pandemic-related discrimination and harassment based on national origin and race. Risk and Compliance Workforce Management June-2020 Magazine ArticleSix best practices to consider before reopening.

Equity from the Inside Out

HRO Today

For example, leadership advancement decisions should be made using data and leadership assessments rather than a vague feeling of “leadership potential,” explains Byham. Much progress has been made, but there is still much work to do. By Marta Chmielowicz.

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Why Is Pregnancy Such a Touchy Subject In Employee Wellness Health Assessments?

TLNT: The Business of HR

It’s a topic employers generally avoid, since the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 prohibited sex discrimination on the basis of pregnancy. Asking questions, gathering data. Pregnancy discrimination? By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News. “ Are you pregnant? ”.

Why Amazon's AI-driven high volume hiring project failed

Hubert

This leads us to the main issue; Amazon’s AI technology favored men and thus discriminated against women. As AI and machine learning became a “thing”, many following the development hoped for an unbiased technology, one that would save the human race from discriminating against each other.

Making Social Media Work for You—Not Against You—in Recruiting for Diversity

HR Daily Advisor

In December 2017, the Communications Workers of America and three individuals filed a class-action lawsuit in federal court in California against companies they claim are unlawfully discriminating against people because of age.

5 ways to fight age and gender discrimination in the workplace

Workable

On 24 January 2019, in Boston, Workable hosted a panel discussion titled Diversity in Gender & Age: The Career Challenges Faced by Women at All Ages , to talk about the specific challenges at the intersection of age and gender discrimination in the workplace.

5 ways to fight age and gender discrimination in the workplace

Workable

On 24 January 2019, in Boston, Workable hosted a panel discussion titled Diversity in Gender & Age: The Career Challenges Faced by Women at All Ages , to talk about the specific challenges at the intersection of age and gender discrimination in the workplace.

Don’t Rewrite Your Policy Manuals, Just Do This Instead…

PerformanceICreate

Stop Discriminating! Now that it’s February and all the new year’s articles are out about updates to policy manuals, I am here to remind you that policies are pretty much worthless. All you have to do is read the news to see that racism, sexism, religious discrimination, and all the other isms are still alive and, in some places, positively thriving. You can figure this out based on ATS data too. It has never been easier to find and prove discrimination.

What can you say during a reference check?

Stratus

Related articles: Ghosting: Is a two-week notice really necessary when you leave your job? And, similar to conducting a job interview, it’s a best practice to have a standardized set of questions to avoid instances of discrimination, which will also help you fairly compare candidates.

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Important 2018 EU Labor Law Changes – Part 1

Global Upside

Some of the breakout trends you’ll see across several EU countries include pay equality, data privacy, GDPR rights and regulations, and plans to make the business environment more attractive to startups and foreign investment via friendlier labor laws. Another significant change to keep close track of is the EU’s General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR), which will have sweeping implications when going into effect on 25 May 2018. EU Data Protection. Disability Discrimination.

Educated Evaluations

HRO Today

But despite its longevity and success at uncovering discrimination, this approach has a few major limitations. IRR sifts through piles of resumes using the data generated from their ratings of 40 hypothetical candidates.

Please Don’t Ask Me to Babysit My Coworkers’ Kids at the Office Party

Thrive Global

Related: Are Women Without Children Discriminated Against at Work? ]. Before I was ever aware of data that demonstrated that men were rated 14% more favorably for undertaking rote tasks and women were penalized for declining them , I somehow knew this wasn’t an equal opportunity.

5 Legal Lessons to Consider When Handling Millennial Background Checks

TLNT: The Business of HR

Information about a candidate’s religious affiliation, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status or health condition may all be prohibited under state and federal anti-discrimination laws. Digital Natives and age discrimination.

Addressing and Correcting Poor Employee Performance

HSD Metrics

While it seems like a good ice breaker to discuss something going on in his or her personal life, it can too easily result in a discrimination claim. These will provide you with insightful data to help find any problem areas that need to be addressed.

Midlife Employees – The Gold Standard of Employment

TalentCulture

Hiring managers tend to assume that older candidates will be less creative, less productive, not as sharp mentally, and more expensive to employ than their younger counterparts—but these stereotypes are rarely backed by data. This article was first published on Huffington Post.

What Other Employers Can Learn From Uber: Recognizing and Combating Sexism in the Workplace

Compensation Today

This may also be one of the toughest examples of workplace sexism to call out and resolve – it’s not data-centric and it’s (hopefully) rarely intentional. It’s likely that many of you read the Uber article and thought to yourself, “Oh my gosh, that would never happen in my company.”

Pros and Cons of Labor Unions

MapHR

READ: 9 Key Tactics for Successful Union Negotiations Unions – Current Statistics That latest data concerning union membership is from 2017 and was released by the U.S. In 1983, the first year for which comparable union data are available, the union membership rate was 20.1

FLSA Recordkeeping Requirements and the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act

HR Daily Advisor

In this new article series, we will provide a refresher on the basics of the Fair Labor Standard Act’s (FLSA’s) requirements. Compensation FLSA/Wages discrimination employer FLSA Lilly Ledbetter Act

Future Friday: AI is not as perfect or unbiased as you may think

OmegaHR Solutions

In his article 4 challenges Artificial Intelligence must address , Ben Dickson says: Machine Learning, the popular branch of AI that is behind face recognition algorithms, product suggestions, advertising engines, and much more, depends on data to train and hone its algorithms….The

Are your job ads gender biased?

cipHR

These are largely related to best practices for attracting applicants, but some of these rules are specifically designed to help prevent businesses from creating an advert which discriminates. HR Articles

Scared Straight – OFCCP Style!

The Tim Sackett Project

That’s all been changing because of big data. Turns out, someone at OFCCP shows them how to run a basic statistical analysis of the data you send them on your applicants and who you hired. So, this data is from a company that had to pay $1.7

Qualcomm Pays $19M. to Settle Claims of Bias Against Women, New Intel for Talent Acquisition!, Hot in HR

Advos

The US chip maker is settling after being accused of paying women less and discriminating against them in the workplace. Wall Street Journal subscribers: WSJ article. The Actual Data Is Surprising – Forbes. While the experts argue, actual data on U.S. Newsletter: What's Hot in HR Corporate Learning Discrimination Equal Pay Jobs Talent Acquisition TechTags: Equal Pay, Discrimination. View Our Weekly Recap Of HR Deals.

Avoiding the 7 Big Team-Building Blunders

Effortless HR

To do this in a fair and consistent manner, you should establish data and metrics to help you make decisions more objectively, and share those metrics with the team. For example, discrimination on the basis of race, gender, lifestyle, national origin or religion must be dealt with immediately and decisively. Searches for this article: inurl:/published/top365days inurl:/?view=post Lead Articles “The whole is greater than the sum of the parts.”

Is Diversity Training a Waste of Time?

HRExecutive

This is the conclusion recently reached by sociologists Frank Dobbin and Alexandra Kalev, who drove this idea home throughout an article appearing in the July/August 2016 edition of Harvard Business Review. discrimination diversity training

People Analytics and AI in the Workplace: Four Dimensions of Trust

Analytics in HR

Companies use surveys and feedback tools to get our opinions, new tools monitor emails and our network of communications (ONA), we capture data on travel, location, and mobility, and organizations now have data on our wellbeing, fitness, and health. The Risk of Data Abuse.