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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?

Legal Issues in AI: Bias and Discrimination

HR Examiner

Bias and discrimination are often used interchangeably. But this example is a research question, not discrimination. Discrimination is a legal term that means making an employment decision that adversely affects an individual or group in a protected class.

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Are Your Diversity and Inclusion Efforts Only Skin Deep?

DecisionWise

In other words, he wanted the reputational benefits of diversity but was missing the more critical advantages that come with the inclusion of diverse thought. Companies that have ethnically diverse leadership teams were 33 percent more likely to outperform their peers.

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. The Equal Pay Act of 1963 (EPA).

How to Renew Focus on Diversity, Inclusion and Gender Equity

AbelHR

This attention should be focused creating a diverse, inclusive culture for all the benefits and perspective that employees of different backgrounds bring to the table, not because it is required by law to not discriminate on grounds of race, ethnicity, gender, age, or other perceived differences.

Without Retention, Diversity Efforts Fall Short

Reflektive

Building diversity in the workplace is an initiative HR leaders cannot afford to miss. Companies with diverse workforces are proven to deliver higher performance and greater innovation. Therefore, many technology companies are directing large sums of money to increase internal diversity metrics and cultivate a broader pipeline of minority candidates. Despite investment in equal-opportunity hiring practices, diversity numbers are unimpressive Click To Tweet.

Don’t blame AI for gender bias – blame the data

Workable

The reason: its resume-analyzing AI discriminated against women by penalizing their resumes. But, as reported, the data the system was fed to learn how to score candidates was “successful resumes” and “unsuccessful resumes” from the past 10 years.

How to Take Action: Strategies for Creating a More Diverse and Inclusive Workplace in 2018

HR Daily Advisor

The volatility of 2017 further surfaced a number of longstanding and important issues, like racial and gender equality and diversity of thought in the workplace. For ethnic and culture diversity, companies in the top quartile were 33% more likely to outperform on profitability.

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

HRmarketer

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. Ranking Tech Companies on Diversity,… Click To Tweet. Ranking Tech Companies on Diversity, The Gig Economy’s False Promise, CEOs Get Big Pay Raise). This Entrepreneur Is Ranking Tech Companies on Diversity – Fortune.

Retain Your Diverse Workforce with a Three-Pronged Approach

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

Diversity no longer means having a few representative people who look different from the majority of your workforce. Diversity today is a key driver of organizational financial performance, and we need to consider diversity of markets, customers, ideas, and talent. Turnover Data.

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.

#HotInHR: Tech Hiring Tons of Talent, Suit Aims To Keep LinkedIn Data Public, Workers Win Only 1% of Civil Rights Lawsuits

HRmarketer

HotInHR: Tech Hiring Tons of Talent, Suit Aims To Keep LinkedIn Data Public, Workers Win Only 1%… Click To Tweet. A new analysis of employee lawsuits finds a low success rate for discrimination, harassment, or retaliation, and highlights the U.S.’s Tags: Women, Diversity.

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 Weeks To Davos: Equality And Empowerment For Women Around The Globe

SAP Innovation

Global Goal #5 : Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls. Gender equality is a hot topic in Hollywood these days. Goal #5 is specifically targeted towards ending discrimination against women and girls throughout the world. 17 weeks to Davos.

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. Director of Human Resources, SafeStreets USA , graciously took time after the event to answer the audience questions we didn’t have time to address.

15 steps you can take to build a more diverse workforce.

LifeSpeak

There’s no two ways about it — diversity is good. Not only is hiring for diversity the right thing to do from a societal perspective, but it has several economic benefits as well. A McKinsey study also revealed that diverse organizations earn 35% better results than those that are more homogeneous. Inviting candidates from different walks of life to an interview is a great step, but it’s not the only way to improve workplace diversity.

Unconscious bias in recruitment: How can you remove it?

Workable

There’s a lot of talk around diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Companies try to get rid of any form of discrimination from their hiring process. Biased hiring decisions result in less diverse teams. And less diversity hinders your business productivity. “If

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. Technological advances and big data. Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS). Diversity.

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. They represent old data. Nurul, one of the data analysts, looked around at the cards.

Solving Gender Disparity Requires Analytics that Discover the Intersections

Visier

Typical analytics use correlation-based analysis such as regression, that search for the effects of one factor while “holding all other factors equal.” For example, vehicles with larger engines are faster “holding other factors equal,” but increasing engine size does not always increase speed.

Danger in Silence: #TimesUp for Pay Inequity

Reflektive

It’s unfortunate that we still have to talk about unequal pay in 2019, but the South by Southwest (SXSW) panel, Danger in Silence: #TimesUp for Pay Inequity, did a fantastic job at discussing the parallels between the #MeToo and Equal Pay movements, particularly how silence and sector norm further injustice. We Need to Talk About Equal Pay Year-Round. Not only have most women experienced it first hand, but data proves that women are underpaid for the same roles as men.

Are You Buying a Lawsuit with ‘Big Data’? HR Must Ask the Right Questions

HR Daily Advisor

But with the federal government eyeing “big data” as a potential area needing nondiscrimination enforcement, experts say HR must ask the right questions before buying any products or services. Despite the risks, “big data analytics work and they’re not going away,” Marko J.

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.

6 Changes Your Company Must Make To Develop More Female Leaders

SuccessFactors

The most recent allegations of sexual harassment by management and subsequent apathy by HR at hot tech startup Uber have once again brought to the fore the lack of progress we’ve made in gender equality.

6 Changes Your Company Must Make To Develop More Female Leaders

SuccessFactors

The most recent allegations of sexual harassment by management and subsequent apathy by HR at hot tech startup Uber have once again brought to the fore the lack of progress we’ve made in gender equality.

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.

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. 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.

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. They represent old data. Nurul, one of the data analysts, looked around at the cards.

A Glimpse into the Upcoming Research on Bias in the Leadership Pipeline

Pinsight

As an organization striving for excellence and success, it is important that the people that make the place are qualified, diverse, high performers, and great leaders. A Powerful Case Many organizations have focused on tackling unconscious bias and discrimination in hiring decisions.

Celebrating Black History Month at the Workplace

Sterling Talent Solutions

At Sterling, we follow a time-honored tradition of celebrating diversity and inclusion in our workplace as much with our community. Studies have corroborated the fact there is great potential for business growth through ensuring diversity.

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.

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.

3 Ways Companies Are Fighting Bias in the Workplace and Hiring Process

Linkedin Talent Blog

And not only can these biases hurt interactions with customers, they can also creep into the hiring process and damage efforts to build a diverse workforce. Unilever understands that diversity is a business imperative. DiversityOn May 29, Starbucks customers across the U.S.

Celebrating Black History Month at the Workplace

Sterling Talent Solutions

At Sterling, we follow a time-honored tradition of celebrating diversity and inclusion in our workplace as much with our community. The American workforce is progressively growing diverse, urging us to prioritize creating awareness, fostering sensitivity to various cultures, as much as celebrating our identities by embracing our diversity. Studies have corroborated the fact there is great potential for business growth through ensuring diversity.

13 Employee Engagement Trends for 2020

Vantage Circle

3.CLOUD-TECHNOLOGY WILL CONTINUE TO REIGN : Cloud tools will continue to make noise in the human resource management landscape. Technology has already emerged in every facet of human resource management. To do so, diversity and inclusion must prevail.

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.

Check your Blind Spots, Avoiding Unconscious Bias with Technology

AllyO

Madeline: I love that you talk about equal opportunity and then the responsibility really looking at the leaders to lead this charge Torin what about you do you see a difference in companies understanding the difference between diversity and inclusion.