How Serious are OFCCP Equal Pay Penalties? Very.

Trusaic

The Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs (OFCCP) just won a significant equal pay victory against WMS Solutions, LLC, a staffing company focusing on asbestos abatement. In its recent decision, a judge within the U.S. The post How Serious are OFCCP Equal Pay Penalties?

Diversity, Equality & Inclusion

Affinity HR Group

Federal and in some instances state and local law protects several groups of people in the workplace based on their sexual or gender identity. Ensure all policies and procedures are applied equally to both sexes without regard to sexual orientation, gender identity, or transgender status.

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What any diversity and inclusion policy should contain

Insperity

Increasingly, more workplaces are instituting a diversity and inclusion policy. Why is a DE&I policy so important? According to the U.S. Companies that publicize their diversity initiatives may attract an expanded talent pool. Definition of policy scope.

How To Build Your Company’s Diversity & Inclusion Policy

Trainual

And I just built Trainual’s official Diversity & Inclusion policy. Admittedly, the fact that I represent several underrepresented communities did not make this task any easier. The stakes were extraordinarily high. Start With How the Final Policy Should Sound and Feel.

8 Ways To Celebrate Women's Equality Day

Vantage Circle

It makes the occasion of celebrating Women's Equality Day on August 26 more vital than ever. Today we get to see women representatives in the military, in space, and as CEOs of Fortune companies. But they had to undergo many struggles to achieve equal rights. Equality Now.

What is Diversity? The Importance of Diversity Training in the Workplace

Pollack Peacebuilding

Workplace diversity describes an organization that hires and supports employees from varying backgrounds and characteristics such as race, gender, sexual orientation, faith, etc. Diversity Training. The Difference Between Equality and Diversity.

Workplace Harassment: A Q&A With Lori

HR Topics

In today’s world, workplace harassment is a hot topic and one that likely will continue to be. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) sets the official definition as “unwelcome conduct that is based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information. Workplace harassment can include anything from unwanted sexual attention, bullying, intimidation and other behaviors.

13 Ways To Promote Gender Equality In The Workplace

Vantage Circle

Implementing gender equality in the workplace is not just a tick box task because it is the ‘right thing to do.’ But it is a matter of equal opportunity that can benefit your business. This article is all about why you need gender equality in your workplace.

What is Diversity? The Importance of Diversity Training in the Workplace

Pollack Peacebuilding

Workplace diversity describes an organization that hires and supports employees from varying backgrounds and characteristics such as race, gender, sexual orientation, faith, etc. An organization thriving in workplace diversity has employees with a wide range of experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives and has policies to ensure people aren’t discriminated against due to those differences. Diversity Training. The Difference Between Equality and Diversity.

The Non Discrimination Policy: Importance and 5 Examples

Digital HR Tech

Diversity and inclusion is about more than just hiring people with a variety of skin tones. You need a non discrimination policy in your workplace, and this article will help you write one that reflects your company’s commitment to treating everyone equally. The U.K.

Supreme Court Ruling Protects LGBTQ Employees

HR Counselor's Corner

On June 15, 2020 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Training. Supreme Court ruling, employers should be sure that they are including LGBTQ in any harassment training.

What’s Top-of-Mind Today Regarding Diversity, Inclusion, and Harassment in the Workplace?

EverFi - HR

Many of these inequities have been illuminated by the disparate impact of the global pandemic, the resulting mental health crisis that is affecting communities in uneven ways, and the social justice movement. COVID-19, Remote Work, and Workplace Harassment.

New EEOC Chair Proclaims Pay Equity ‘Front and Center’

Trusaic

Everywhere you turn, organizations, individual states, countries all over the world, and federal governments are proclaiming focus to achieve pay equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace. Take for example how the Biden administration is responding to pay equity.

6 Types Of Diversity Training For An Inclusive Workplace

Vantage Circle

But do you know how to lay the groundwork for a successful diversity program? It is achieved through intensive diversity training. A diversity training program is an essential step towards creating a great company culture. Then you’re at the right place.

Can HR really fix organisations’ diversity problems?

cipHR

The growing strength of the Black Lives Matter movement has thrown the spotlight on instances of racism and a lack of inclusion at organisations around the world. The environment they are in is toxic.”. Reaching out to young, diverse talent is critical.

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. What is the goal? Training 4.

Continuing the Dialogue about Diversity and Inclusion

Edcor

Diversity and Inclusion was a hot topic of discussion last year following a global uproar against systemic racism and social injustice. Many others responded with sensitization training and workshops. However, the news lived its natural course and soon fizzled.

The Top 20 Diversity Titles [with Descriptions]

Ongig

Which diversity titles work best for you and your team? My team and I looked at the best practices at leading companies as well as the most popular diversity titles requested on Google (via ahrefs and Google’s Keyword Tool). Diversity vs Inclusion vs. Equity.

Workplace Diversity: ‘The Era of Colorblindness is Over’

Cornerstone On Demand

Workplace diversity is a pressing topic among HR pros. It's heavily scrutinized in blogs, at conferences and during training sessions. That attention often focuses on how diversity affects the company — but what about how minorities' experiences affect people personally and professionally? Google employee Erica Baker addressed that question recently on Medium with a first-person account of her experiences as a minority in the tech industry.

Sexual Harassment: The Workplace’s Dirty Little Secret

HR Daily Advisor

Recent headlines have been littered with numerous stories of sexual harassment, gender discrimination, and rape. And for real, our 41st president of the United States, George H.W. Sexual harassment text on cardboard. Sadly, sexual harassment is so pervasive that we sometimes don’t see it. Gender inequality in the workplace has gotten better over the years, but it’s still a far cry from giving men and women equal opportunities.

Best Practices for Improving Diversity and Inclusion in Your Business

Synergy

With recent equality movements gaining momentum in society, there is a powerful microscope on companies today. Many are trying to evaluate their own organization’s diversity, but diversity has many layers. In other words, inclusion is the real goal, not just diversity.

Google Involved in Another Pay Discrimination Lawsuit

Trusaic

Google is involved in another equal pay lawsuit. This time, Cloud Engineering Director, Ulku Rowe, has sued the giant tech company claiming gender-based discrimination in violation of the U.S. Equal Pay Act and the New York City Human Rights Law.

Why Uber, Google, and Other Companies Failed to Address Workplace Harassment

Rallyware for Human Resources

Even though we see the rise of the #MeToo movement and can witness the way recent harassment issues are shaping the global conversation against workplace bullying, abuse, discrimination, and other forms of misconduct, there’s still a lot to be done. Particularly, many companies haven’t yet provided effective workplace harassment training, preventing their employees from fully comprehending this issue with must-attend annual seminars.

EEOC Training Programs Help Employers Fight Sexual Harassment

HR Daily Advisor

The recent high-profile sexual harassment accusations leading to public humiliation and terminations has highlighted the need for companies to properly train their supervisors and employees on what is and is not harassment. Instead of traditional compliance training, which focuses solely on legal definitions and standards for liability, the new programs provide an exciting training alternative for harassment prevention conducted by EEOC Training Institute staff.

7 Benefits Of Promoting Gender Diversity In The Workplace

Vantage Circle

Gender diversity is becoming an essential factor for companies in creating an equal and positive work environment. It affects the employees' decision to work at a certain organization. That makes gender diversity a crucial part of retaining and attracting star employees.

In-depth: 7 big lessons from Spring HR Tech

HRExecutive

It’s undoubtedly been one of the hardest years in history for organizations, and for HR leaders tasked with guiding companies and employees during the pandemic that has impacted nearly every facet of the workplace. Here are some of the biggest takeaways from the event.

Diversity and inclusion jobs: Behind the title

Business Management Daily

Nationwide racial justice protests in 2020 have led to an increase in the number of Diversity and Inclusion positions made available by companies, and for a good reason. What are diversity, equity, and inclusion? Why are diversity and inclusion jobs critical?

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace: The Benefits & Why it Matters

Empuls

Diversity and inclusion, which are the real grounds for creativity, must remain at the center of what we do. Even if our roles or job descriptions are technically the same on paper, no two people will ever perceive them in the same way.

Managing Employees’ Online Behavior

Affinity HR Group

We have all read stories of someone’s unacceptable or illegal actions going viral and the public using social media to identify that person and where they work and live. Train these employees on proper communication skills and how to maximize the impact on the platforms.

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. What is the goal? Training 4.

30 Ideas On How To Improve Diversity And Inclusion In The Workplace

Vantage Circle

Diversity and inclusion (D&I) have become an integral part of corporate culture ever since the widespread protests against police brutality, systematic racism, and discrimination based on gender, sexual orientation, disability, age, culture, etc.

Diversity Training in a Nutshell: Why It Fails and How to Make It Work

Rallyware for Human Resources

In April, two black men were arrested in a Philadelphia Starbucks after the store manager called the police. The men asked for a bathroom code but were denied because they were sitting in the coffee shop, had not ordered anything, and refused to leave. They said they were waiting for a friend, who arrived after they had been taken away by the police. One witness said she had been sitting in the coffee shop for an hour without placing an order.

7 Types Of Diversity Modern Workplaces Must Focus On

Vantage Circle

Workplaces nowadays have started to embrace diversity and inclusion programs to enhance company culture. While many people think diversity is only related to gender, race, and culture, it goes way beyond including disability and socioeconomic status. In the past 50 years, the U.S

Time’s Up: I Am Woman, Hear Me Roar

HR Daily Advisor

“So I want all the girls watching here, now, to know that a new day is on the horizon! And when that new day finally dawns, it will be because of a lot of magnificent women, many of whom are right here in this room tonight, and some pretty phenomenal men, fighting hard to make sure that they become the leaders who take us to the time when nobody ever has to say ‘Me too’ again.” – Oprah Winfrey at the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards.

California DFEH Sues Activision Blizzard for Systemic Discrimination

Trusaic

Following a two-year investigation, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) sued the entertainment gaming giant, Activision Blizzard for systematic discrimination on July 21, 2021. In cases related to misconduct, action was taken to address the issue.”

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. While these issues aren’t new, the political climate created an environment where we all proactively address diversity and inclusion more frequently, bringing it to the forefront of workplace conversations, values and policies. as the pressure to address diversity increases.

From bystander to upstander

CLO Magazine

We’ve changed the laws. We’ve mandated sexual harassment prevention training. Up until a couple years ago, anti-harassment training was usually organized in response to a specific incident or public moment. How these trainings work. In the moment.