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Diversity, Inclusion and The Workplace

HR Counselor's Corner

Workplace diversity is understanding, accepting, and valuing differences in people. Differences in education, as well as personalities, skill sets, experiences, is also included in the definition of diversity. So, what does it mean to have Diversity and Inclusion in your workplace?

How to Build High-Performing Diverse Teams at Work

Achievers - Recruiting

A “more woke society” is calling for an end to discrimination in the workplace. Today, businesses are facing immense pressure to build diverse teams at work, with several high-profile organizations compelled to divulge their diversity and inclusion statistics.

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Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace: Benefits and Challenges

Achievers - Recruiting

The positive impact of diversity and inclusion is no longer debatable. According to Deloitte, diverse companies enjoy 2.3 Gartner found that inclusive teams improve team performance by up to 30 percent in high-diversity environments. What is diversity and inclusion?

EEO: Everything you need to know to be an equal opportunity employer

Workable

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) refers to fair, unbiased treatment in the workplace. Employers are prohibited from discriminating against existing or potential employees based on protected characteristics, including: Race / color. In the US, companies need to comply with the regulations of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), a regulatory body that enforces a group of federal EEO laws. The Equal Pay Act of 1963 (EPA).

Use 'The Interruption Strategy' to Tackle the Diversity Gap

Cornerstone On Demand

population will soon be more diverse than ever: Census data suggests there will be no ethnic majority in the next 10 to 30 years. Williams writes, “When an organization lacks diversity, it's not the employees who need fixing. " There are many emerging strategies to increase diversity and eliminate bias in organizations — including several focused on using big data to tackle the problem. Do they have equal pay to their majority counterparts?

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

SumTotal

What is Equal Pay Day? In the UK, it is the day when based on data about average pay, women overall stop being paid compared to men. 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. Gender pay gap reporting is based on hourly wage, and therefore, numbers of hours worked does not impact the data.

The New Meaning of the Equal Pay Act?s Promise of Pay Equity

HR Daily Advisor

Never before has the Equal Pay Act (EPA) gotten so much attention. Each of the three defenses can be established through easily obtainable objective data on length of service or performance. That language would apply with equal logic to pay associated with promotions and job transfers.

Alleged Pay Discrimination at Google Makes Marc Benioff and Salesforce Look Amazing.

The HR Capitalist

At the time, I thought the move was brilliant, as it changed the conversation about workforce diversity to one of workforce equality - an equal goal that once achieved, was bound to change the narrative related to how much slack the world was going to give Salesforce for having some work to do on the diversity front. Not only did they change the narrative related to diversity (important, but so it equality, people!),

Gender Pay Equality Lawsuits Prove Expensive for Companies

LaborSoft

Pay Equality Lawsuits Proving Expensive for Companies. Compensation Discrimination Pay inequality isn’t limited to Hollywood or the Silicon Valley. Studies have found that the pay gap widens for diversity and disability employees despite the Department of Labor’s (DOL) rulings that make such practices unlawful. We help you expedite the case management process and provide the data and analytics needed to oversee your workforce and identify at-risk areas. -.

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 percentage of EEOC Charges that include sex discrimination claims was basically flat. Race discrimination claims return to No.

Why should employers care about the gender pay gap?

Workable

But, the way the gender pay gap is framed by activists hurts the equal pay cause. These include flashy announcements on Equal Pay Day , and disingenuous reports of pay equity. But, the gap cannot be whittled down to simplistic phrases, like “women earn 77 cents for every dollar men earn”, or “equal pay for equal work.”. These dramatized slogans don’t capture the finer points of the gender pay issue because: They don’t compare equal work. They represent old data.

Women in Leadership: #BalanceforBetter

Ultimate Software

We are passionate about achieving gender equality in the workplace and hope to inspire others to do the same. S: Mandating diversity of any kind is always risky. The scarcity of access to equal opportunity in underrepresented groups often connotes that there is but so much to go around for everyone which creates a hoarding of success mentality. At this point, it isn’t about compensation. Ask your manager to reconsider an off-cycle adjustment based on all this data.

NPRM on Sex Discrimination—What Will Be Required?

HR Daily Advisor

Yesterday’s Advisor briefed readers on new guidelines (to be called regulations) on sex discrimination proposed by the U.S. Benefits and Costs of the NPRM on Sex Discrimination. By facilitating contractor compliance, the NPRM would also benefit the 65 million employees of federal contractors, male as well as female, who would be better assured of working free of unlawful sex discrimination. Technological advances and big data. Diversity.

Surprise: Big Perks Don’t Always Equal Happier Female Employees

SAP Innovation

In September, a female employee sued Microsoft for gender discrimination. When we look at all these revolutionary changes, we may conclude that companies are simply acting in their own best interest, now that the business case for diversity has been made. In the quest for greater equality for women in the workplace, the ‘hows’ and ‘whys’ of policy implementation are often more important than the policy itself,” she explains.

8 expert tips for fostering equity in the workplace

Qualtrics

Organizations that promote equity in the workplace level the playing field for all of their employees – and benefit from the competitive advantage of employing diverse talent. What does equality in the workplace mean? Equality promotes an individual’s right to be different.

#HotInHR: Where Was the Pilot On That United Airlines Flight? Ranking Tech Companies on Diversity, CEOs Get Big Pay Raise

Advos

Labor Department goes after big tech for discrimination – CNN. In the final months of the Obama administration, the Department of Labor filed lawsuits against Google, Oracle and Palantir for hiring discrimination and pay disparities. Related2: Google Defends Accusations of Gender Pay Gap by Outlining Its Compensation Method. Ranking Tech Companies on Diversity,… Click To Tweet. This Entrepreneur Is Ranking Tech Companies on Diversity – Fortune.

Bass Pro to Pay $10.5M for Discriminatory Hiring Practices and Retaliation

HR Daily Advisor

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) that alleged Bass Pro discriminated on the basis of race in its hiring and recruiting practices at its retail stores and then unlawfully retaliated against employees who opposed those practices. Employment Law diversity EEOC hiring recruitingEarlier today, Bass Pro Outdoor World, LLC, agreed to pay $10.5 million to settle a lawsuit by the U.S.

DOL Sues Oracle for Pay Discrimination; Company Says Claims are ‘Political’

HR Daily Advisor

Department of Labor (DOL) has alleged in a lawsuit that tech company Oracle discriminates against employees and applicants on the basis of race and sex. In a press release announcing the suit, the OFCCP said that it has been trying to resolve its findings informally for a year, but that Oracle has refused to provide complete hiring and compensation data. Federal contractors are required to comply with all applicable anti-discrimination laws,” said Thomas M. The U.S.

How to Turn Pay Secrecy Obstacles Into Pay Transparency Opportunities

ExactHire HR Trends

The inability for employees to freely discuss pay information with one another has arguably prevented some individuals from taking advantage of federal protections available under the Equal Pay Act of 1963 and the Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009 in the past. The EEOC announced a proposed revision to the EEO-1 report (applicable to employers with 100+ employees), effective September ‘17, that incorporates a new data requirement of including pay ranges and hours worked for individuals.

New Required Reporting Proposed to Close Gender Pay Gap

Compensation Today

Mykkah Herner, MA, CCP, Modern Compensation Evangelist, PayScale On Friday, President Obama announced a proposal submitted by the EEOC that would require employers with 100+ employees to report, not just employee demographic data, but also pay data. The objective is for employers to provide data that could then be used to search for patterns of discrimination, or to support existing discrimination claims. After all, were we not all created equal?

Emerging Trends in Workforce Management

Rallyware for Human Resources

When not working in the same physical space as peers, appropriate soft skills, and an ability to compensate with tech will prove highly beneficial. Beyond the workplace, there’s a need to ensure AI evolves without bias and discrimination.

Why should employers care about the the gender pay gap?

Workable

But, the way the gender pay gap is framed by activists hurts the equal pay cause. These include flashy announcements on Equal Pay Day , and disingenuous reports of pay equity. But, the gap cannot be whittled down to simplistic phrases, like “women earn 77 cents for every dollar men earn”, or “equal pay for equal work.”. These dramatized slogans don’t capture the finer points of the gender pay issue because: They don’t compare equal work. They represent old data.

How Gender Pay Gap Affects Your Business

Vantage Circle

Every woman needs to know when she's being discriminated against and what the reasons are why she isn't getting equal pay so we can close that pay gap. In an era when gender inequality in the workplace is in the limelight, the gender pay gap is an equally relevant topic.

Addressing Social Issues and Racism in the Workplace

Zenefits

High profile companies are confronting social issues by supporting the Black Lives Matter movement and stepping up their commitment to diversity and inclusion. data-container = "body" data-toggle = "popover" data-offset = "" data-html = "true" data-placement = "right" data-content = "">. Employers looking to weed out racism in their organizations need to look at data on: Hiring. Compensation. Discrimination claims.

Why You Should Consider Hiring an Employee Who Stutters

Career Metis

You can make sure that your company is not discriminating against PWS. . Existing scientific data suggests that speech disfluencies have a neurological & genetic basis. . Stuttering individuals work harder to compensate for their speech disfluencies. .

3 Ways Workforce Intelligence Enables Better Workforce Risk Management

Visier

Whether HR is dealing with health and safety incidents, compliance issues, compensation and payroll errors, or wrongful hiring and termination practices, these are all risks that HR can mitigate with the right data-driven approach. The result is a monolithic spreadsheet — with dozens of different columns across thousands of people — and no guarantee that the data or analysis is error-free. Similarly, a company cannot claim innocence based on erroneous data.

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

Ongig

What Are the Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace? Benefits and Compensation. Diversity Insight. Compensation and Benefits. Diversity. Data-Driven Recruitment. Diversity and Inclusion. 10 Examples of Awesome Diversity Statements. Diversity.

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #269: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

HR Examiner

Topics: Stacey and John discuss the coronavirus pandemic and racial discrimination. Stacey and John discuss the coronavirus pandemic and racial discrimination in the U.S. AI Now’s Algorithmic Accountability Policy Toolkit (PDF) Discriminating systems: Gender, race, and power in AI (PDF). Topics: Coronavirus Pandemic, Racial discrimination, Bonusly, Cutover, Some Essential reading on Race and Tech, Signal, Google, and College Graduates.

Pay Fairly All Year Long

Compensation Today

Mykkah Herner, MA, CCP, Modern Compensation Evangelist, PayScale Now that we’re heading into May and Equal Pay Day is behind us, it is crucial to remember that the most important parts of our compensation efforts are our people, having engaging and transparent conversations, accomplishing what we set out to do, and ultimately, paying fairly. I was preparing a slide deck to use in an upcoming training about modern compensation, searching for an image for CEO.

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

Compensation Today

A LinkedIn survey supports this data, revealing that less than one-tenth to a quarter of all software engineers are women. Source: Silicon Angle ) While Silicon Valley is stepping it up with women friendly perks, they seem to be missing one key element: equal salary. Advances in technology have led to a huge demand for skilled professionals, however there are still gaps between the career opportunities and compensation that women and men enjoy.

Six Myths about Disabled Workers that Prevent Business Growth

AbelHR

Disabled people are likely to earn less than able-bodied employees, according to data from the United States Census. Those with physical disabilities have compensated and adapted elsewhere. Just as adding someone with a diverse racial, ethnic or cultural background can bring new opinions and outlooks to a company, so too can adding a person with a disability.

Gender pay parity laws are still falling short, here’s why

Fast Company The Future of Work

The Massachusetts Equal Pay Act , for example, went into effect this July and bars employers from paying workers “a salary or wage less than what they pay employees of a different gender for comparable work.” But all pay gaps are not created equal. Gender-based pay parity efforts can only do so much, then, if women—and men—from different backgrounds aren’t starting on equal footing.

Celebrating International Women’s Day at The Predictive Index

PI Worldwide

It took the SVP with kids longer to grow in her career trajectory because she had to overcome gender discrimination. There is still disparity even if we neutralize the data for this time away from careers. Jackie: PI is very focused on diversity and inclusion. To make sure that we are being part of the solution, we perform periodic gender equity audits to ensure that we are creating the same opportunities and compensation for women and men in the company.

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“Shatter the glass ceilings.” Candice Georgiadis & Dr. J Paul Rand

Thrive Global

Family court commissioners blindly discriminate based on what the court feels mom and dad should be in life. It further serves to prevent women’s advancement, too, by forcing them back into experienced-based hierarchies of hiring and compensation, not pay-for-performance systems. He is proud to have helped over 3000 female clients advance their careers over the past 15 years; but equally proud of his research and publication the DadJob: the fastest-growing career in America.

What is Talent Management in HR?

Workable

HR, which organizes trainings, compiles data around turnover rates, and analyzes skill gaps. Foster a productive and equal workplace. Also, implement policies that give all employees equal opportunities to speak up when they face issues on the job and give them the chance to participate in challenging multi-team projects. Look beyond typical compensation plans and performance bonuses. Calculate your turnover rates and gather quantitative data, as well.

Hire More Female Software Engineers and Close the Gender Wage Gap

Compensation Today

A LinkedIn survey supports this data, revealing that less than one-tenth to a quarter of all software engineers are women. Source: Silicon Angle ) While Silicon Valley is stepping it up with women friendly perks, they seem to be missing one key element: equal salary. Advances in technology have led to a huge demand for skilled professionals, however there are still gaps between the career opportunities and compensation that women and men enjoy.

“Gender Roles in Childhood.”, with Sheila Ronning and Candice Georgiadis

Thrive Global

Recognizing her expertise on gender diversity, numerous worldwide corporations have recruited her as well, including KPMG, Kirkland Ellis, Aon, NewsCorp, L’Oreal, and Thomas Reuters. Three main factors causing the disparity in pay between men and women include inescapable stereotypes and social norms about gender and work, a lack of workplace support for family caregiving, and discrimination when it comes to women of color in the workplace. Discrimination.