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Tag: Diversity & Inclusion


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Making a Difference: A Data-Driven Approach to Impacting DEI

November 29, 2022

Via: HR Hero

We often note the circuitous and fortuitous paths that lead many of the subjects in our series on diversity leaders to their careers. So many start out far from any kind of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) work and find […]


News

Case Study: Court Razes Architect’s Failure-to-Accommodate Suit

November 21, 2022

Via: HR Hero

The Georgia Court of Appeals recently upheld a trial court’s dismissal of an employee’s claim that his employer failed to accommodate his disability, holding that Georgia state law provided him no legal remedy. Facts In 2016, Lindsay Pope Brayfield & […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Chely Wright: Memorable Moments Making an Impact

November 21, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Without in any way impugning the virtues of country music, it’s fair to say that this genre probably doesn’t pop into mind when most people think about diversity, equity, and inclusion. While country music does and has historically had some […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Do Your Remote Employees Feel Invisible? 5 Tips for Creating a More Inclusive Culture

November 14, 2022

Via: HR Hero

We are living in a fledgling new era. In the wake of a two-year global pandemic, the days of water cooler chats and after-work happy hours have dwindled as a greater proportion of the workforce sets up camp in their […]


Research

Employers Can’t Mandate Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Harassment Claims

November 10, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Courts have long favored arbitration as a method of dispute resolution under the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA). In 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court reinforced the policy favoring arbitration agreements in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis. The Court ruled that the […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Employee Fails to Connect Racial Acts to Adverse Action

November 9, 2022

Via: HR Hero

A factory worker sued her employer, alleging the company discriminated against her based on her race by allowing a hostile work environment to pervade its manufacturing plant. She also claimed it retaliated against her for accusing a coworker of tampering […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Grudge Match: Long-Simmering Resentment Stokes Age Bias, Retaliation Claims

November 8, 2022

Via: HR Hero

People can hold grudges for a long time. But when a manager is holding a grudge against an employee, how long can that grudge continue? Well, in one case, a manager held a grudge against an employee for 11 years. […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

The Customer Isn’t Always Right: Addressing Third-Party Discrimination

November 4, 2022

Via: HR Hero

In pursuit of customer satisfaction, employers may be inclined to take a hands-off approach when customers or other third parties exhibit discriminatory conduct towards their employees. This can be a costly mistake. Courts have repeatedly held employers responsible for the […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Five Practical Suggestions to Improve Pay Equity

November 2, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Employees, shareholders, and many other stakeholders are beginning to see pay equity as a fundamental expectation among public and private companies ― and for good reason. A more equitable pay practice drives better attraction and retention of talent, a more […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Bringing DEI to Government

October 31, 2022

Via: HR Hero

In our series on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) leaders, we’ve tended to focus primarily on the private sector. The private sector has a lot of interesting and exciting developments that are emerging in this space. However, DEI is also […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

SHRM: Most employers dedicate ‘little to no resources’ to DEI

October 26, 2022

Via: HR Dive

A recession may be looming, but DEI programs should not be on the chopping block, one expert told HR Dive. In fact, during times of massive change, DEI may be even more important to ensure workers are treated fairly and […]