PwC Settles Age Discrimination in Hiring Claim

SHRM Resources

million and change its recruiting practices to settle a class-action lawsuit alleging age discrimination in hiring. External Recruiting Diversity and Inclusion Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO Professional services firm PwC agreed to pay $11.6

Thoughts on Discrimination

HR Examiner

In honor of Martin Luther King Day, here is the Diversity series we did this in year’s past. The key to diversity is to put down your fear and assumptions long enough to get curious. ” Diversity: Voices of Discrimination “Atticus, he was real nice.

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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.

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.

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?

A Business Curse Word For The Ages: Diversity

The Aristocracy of HR

010011000000 I’ve spent the better half of my career immersed in work environments that had to keep a watchful eye over things like diversity & inclusion.

7 Steps to Reaching Your Workforce Diversity Goals

Digital HR Tech

Workforce diversity, whether it’s gender, ethnic, or age diversity , is often linked to strong organizational performance. But how do you go about actually building a diverse workforce? The workforce diversity plan. Look for diverse sourcing channels.

What? Google sued for discriminating against white, conservative men

HR Morning

But now, a lawsuit claims the tech giant is actually discriminating against an unexpected group of workers. Filed by two ex-employees, a new lawsuit claims that Google actually discriminates against white, male conservative employees.

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).

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.

What is diversity?

Workable

The diversity definition refers to the existence of variations of different characteristics in a group of people. To better understand and define diversity, we can think about it in a social context. While the first things that come to mind when we talk about diversity are race and gender, there’s more than that. For a deeper analysis, you can refer to the breakdown of the different types of diversity. What is diversity in the workplace?

Learning Corner With Jeffrey Pfeffer: Why It’s Important to Include Age in Diversity and Inclusion Efforts

Cornerstone On Demand

At Stanford University, during the 2018-2019 academic year, virtually every meeting of the faculty senate included a report—or two—on the university’s diversity efforts. Clearly, diversity and inclusion are becoming a priority for all types of organizations.

Gender inclusion in the workplace: Going beyond diversity

Workable

Diversity vs. Inclusion: why they’re not the same. It’s not by chance that when we talk about diverse teams and diverse workplaces, we, ultimately, mention diversity and inclusion (D&I). Gender discrimination in the workplace takes many forms.

Equal Opportunity Hiring Firms: Recruiting for Diversity

Zenefits

Corporate environments have become more diverse in recent years, but they still have a long way to go in the name of equality. But the good news is that equal opportunity hiring forms can help you ensure that your workforce accurately reflects today’s society. Here’s what equal opportunity means for employers today. What is the Equal Employment Opportunity Act? What is the Purpose of Equal Employment Opportunity? Equal Employment Opportunity.

12 Ways To Increase Gender Equality

TalentCulture

I confess I am tired of hearing about how we need to increase gender equality. No discrimination issues. Make Affirmative Efforts To Increase Diversity Of Applicant Pool For Leadership Positions. The SLT need to understand the legal issues associated with gender discrimination.

Tackling age discrimination in the workplace

Workable

Can these different age groups work together in harmony or is there a certain age discrimination that hinders collaboration and productivity? In fact, age discrimination in the workplace takes on many shapes and forms. How can HR fight age discrimination?

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.

Gaming company’s ‘bro culture’ sparks gender discrimination lawsuit

HR Morning

Two women are suing “League of Legends” video game developer Riot Games for discrimination, harassment, and violation of the California Equal Pay Act. Riot Games, one current and one former employee of the company seek class action status for the suit, alleging that Riot denies women equal pay and limits their career advancement due specifically to their gender. That focus, the plaintiffs say, translates into an unwritten policy and practice of discriminating against women.

Tackling workplace discrimination in 2020

Thrive Global

Alongside the more traditional business financial goals and performance targets, it’s worth applying the same exercise to diversity and inclusion. How is 2020 likely to help the fight against workplace discrimination?

EEOC Issues New Guidance on National Origin Discrimination

Berkshire Associates

On November 21, 2016, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued enforcement guidance on national origin discrimination. Diversity HR Training Workplace Discrimination

What Makes a Workplace Diversity Program Successful?

Thrive Global

Facebook publishes an annual diversity report —a way to catalog the efforts the company is making toward diversifying its staff, and to report on its progress. Diversity initiatives are policies and practices designed to improve the workplace experiences and outcomes of target group members.

The power of diversity, dignity, and respect over discrimination #MondayMotivation

The Employer Handbook

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission focused on addressing discrimination based on employees’ perceptions of others. Together, he explained, we can emphasize the “power of diversity” and focus on workplace “values.”

Tackling age discrimination in the workplace

Workable

Can these different age groups work together in harmony or is there a certain age discrimination that hinders collaboration and productivity? In fact, age discrimination in the workplace takes on many shapes and forms. How can HR fight age discrimination?

Supreme Court cases focus on Title VII sex discrimination expansion

Business Management Daily

On October 8 it will hear three cases that test the limits of Title VII’s sex discrimination clause. The justices will consider whether sexual orientation and transgender discrimination are illegal sex discrimination under Title VII. What is sex discrimination?

National Origin, Discrimination, and Employers—Oh, My!

HR Daily Advisor

Below is guidance on some of the more common national origin discrimination issues that may confront employers. What Is National Origin Discrimination? Discrimination is most often an intentional act, such as a failure to hire someone based on his race.

The case for diversity

HR Daily Advisor

While few American businesses self-report on diversity data , workplace discrimination and inclusion are near-daily topics in the media. To underscore the criticality of workplace diversity, let’s take a look at how inclusion and diversity are tied to corporate performance.

International Women’s Day: Addressing Gender Pay Equity

Ultimate Software

Yet, despite political attention and federal regulations—the Equal Pay Act was established in 1963 !—there Pay equity simply means eliminating sex, race and all types of discrimination out of the wage-setting system,” said Andrea Beidl, learning manager at Ultimate Software.

There’s no excuse for lack of diversity in talent sourcing

Chief Learning Officer - Talent Management

Sourcing and including diverse candidates in all hires and promotion considerations is a vitally important way to make sure your team comprises the highest-quality talent. Organizational efforts to achieve diversity, equity and inclusion can improve productivity and outcomes.

Diversify your company by NOT hiring diverse employees

Digital HR Tech

Just like racial and gender discrimination in our society, the problem with corporate diversity is structural. We can expect everyone to be equally likely to win a game only if it has fair rules, applied equally to all players. A structural opportunity for diversity.

Pennsylvania Court Says Title VII Protects Against Discrimination On the Basis of Sexual Orientation

Berkshire Associates

On November 4, 2016, the Western District of Pennsylvania issued a landmark ruling that a gay person can bring a sex discrimination claim under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII) for discrimination due to one’s sexual orientation.

Diversity in the Workplace - Benefits, Challenges, and Profitability

Hubert

First thing's first: What is diversity in the workplace? ? When John F Kennedy in 1961 signed what was to be known as the "Affirmative Action", he laid down a foundation that would encourage companies to build a more diverse workforce. Why Is Diversity In The Workplace Important?

EEOC to Host Public Meeting on “Big Data and Employment Discrimination”

Berkshire Associates

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will host a public meeting next Thursday, October 13, 2016, at 1:00 P.M. Eastern Time to discuss “Big Data and Employment Discrimination.” Affirmative Action Diversity Workplace Discrimination

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

Pulse Check: Equal Pay in 2018

Namely

Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act into existence, prohibiting employers from paying women less than men for equal work. Many states have taken matters into their own hands and are targeting pay discrimination by banning salary history questions and extending paid family leave.

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.

Confessions of a Reluctant Feminist: My Role In Perpetuating Workplace Discrimination

Inpower Coaching

The lack of workforce diversity affects virtually every business. We need to figure out how to fight the kind of workplace discrimination that creates cultural uniformity in our businesses for two reasons. I did not always perceive the challenges of diversity this clearly.

AI is not a Quick-Fix Solution for Discrimination

HRExecutive

However, the emergence of AI has sparked a fascinating and important debate: Do machines making decisions that were once made by humans reduce or even eliminate discrimination—or can they actually increase bias?