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.

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.

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

Dice's 2018 Diversity and Inclusion Report

#SXSW – Avoid Diversity Myths to Avoid Diversity Failures

Reflektive

Though great strides have been made on diversity and inclusion in the workplace in recent years, there are still several misconceptions and myths that are preventing businesses from creating truly inclusive environments for their employees. linked the myths to failures in their SXSW panel titled: Avoid Diversity Myths to Diversity Failures. Misperceptions of Diversity. Why is it Important to Understand Diversity? How can we Avoid Diversity Fails?

Coping with Gender Discrimination Issues at Work

TheHRBlog

Continue reading Coping with Gender Discrimination Issues at Work at Human Resources Blog | Top HR Blog. Gender Discrimination Gender Diversity Issues of gender discrimination

Coping with Gender Discrimination Issues at Work

TheHRBlog

Continue reading Coping with Gender Discrimination Issues at Work at Human Resources Blog | Top HR Blog. Gender Discrimination Gender Diversity Issues of gender discrimination

Promote diversity without violating discrimination laws

Business Management Daily

Workplace diversity initiatives can benefit employers and employees alike, but they can also present a challenging dynamic for employers. The post Promote diversity without violating discrimination laws appeared first on Business Management Daily. Centerpiece Discrimination and Harassment Hiring Human Resources

Memo Challenging Google’s Diversity Efforts Sparks Firestorm

TLNT: The Business of HR

A political firestorm has erupted at Google over a 10-page memo by a software engineer challenging the company’s diversity efforts, declaring that biology and not society explains why there are so few women in tech and leadership.

Workplace lactation discrimination laws are expanding: Stay compliant

HR Morning

A recent lactation discrimination case in Delaware resulted in a $1 million jury award to a mother who sued when harassment from co-workers and supervisors caused her to stop pumping breast milk and subsequently lose her supply. . Research shows continued discrimination in the 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.

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?

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.

Fired Google Engineer Sues Claiming Discrimination Against Caucasians, Men and Conservatives

TLNT: The Business of HR

Google has been hit with a class action lawsuit alleging it discriminates against white male conservatives. Diversity Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) HR News Legal - Compliance & Policies Sexual Discrimination Featured legal issues

Ep 146 – Workplace Elephant: Tackling Age Discrimination

Workology

Age discrimination is topic that is. Age discrimination is topic that is hidden away behind closed doors, but the simple fact is that we are all growing older. According to […] Podcast age bias Age Discrimination EEOC generational workforce jo weech managing workplace diversityIf there’s one thing I’ve learned in my years as a writer and speaker in HR, it’s that there is power in a personal story—which is what you’re about to hear.

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?

The Amazon Example: Can AI Discriminate?

HR Daily Advisor

All too often, we risk re-creating past discrimination, even when we try not to. How AI May Discriminate in Recruiting: The Amazon Example. The post The Amazon Example: Can AI Discriminate? Hiring & Recruiting AI discrimination recruiting

EEOC sends a message about age discrimination

OmegaHR Solutions

As we close in on the 50 th anniversary of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) the EEOC announced the settlement of a long-lived age discrimination suit against Texas Roadhouse. How many were discriminated against? What caused this discrimination?

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?

4 Ways HR Analytics Can Improve Workplace Diversity

Cornerstone On Demand

has always been known as a melting pot; diversity is its strong suit. However, when it comes to corporate America, diversity has historically been lacking. The Business Case for Diversity. Plain and simple, a diverse talent pool leads to diverse ideas. The U.S.

Digital Discrimination: Targeted Ads Don’t Reach All Potential Applicants

HR Daily Advisor

“Help Wanted” ads have evolved significantly since the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) was first enacted in 1967—from classified ads in the local newspaper, to listings on company websites and online jobs sites like ZipRecruiter.com and Indeed.com.

The Google Manifesto Debate Tells Us That Diversity Training Is Harder Than We Suspect

TLNT: The Business of HR

It was inevitable that Google would fire its outspoken software engineer for his controversial manifesto challenging the company’s efforts at diversity and suggesting biology is why there are few female coders and leaders.

When diversity efforts backfire: Advice to avoid legal trouble

HR Morning

Many employers support the idea that diversity is good for business. . So, it’s no surprise many HR pros are making diversity and inclusion efforts a top priority. But despite their best intentions, companies can end up in legal trouble if they go about diversity the wrong way.

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.

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.

Blind Hiring Can Reduce Discrimination In Hiring

TheHRBlog

The results were way better than the industry average, Best HR Practices Gender Diversity Workplace How To Increase Hiring Diversity How To Reduce Gender discrimination in Hiring How To Reduce Hiring BiasA company providing Blind Hiring in the United States conducted 1,200 auditions across 13 companies to study if real change is happening or not.

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.

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?

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?

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.”

Civil Rights Law Opens Door for DACA Recipients to File Alienage Discrimination Claims

HR Daily Advisor

In 2014, a federal court in New York pronounced that refusing to hire DACA recipients with employment authorization could constitute “alienage discrimination” under the Civil Rights Act of 1866. National origin discrimination and citizenship status discrimination are distinct in nature.

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.

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.