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Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Tips for Helping Asian American Workers Progress Professionally

October 27, 2022

Via: SHRM

Joy Chen is an Asian American executive who has achieved a lot in her career. At 31, Chen became the deputy mayor of Los Angeles, where she helped create new programs that expanded access to skills and jobs. She’s authored […]


Research

A Snapshot of Workplace Inequity

October 26, 2022

Via: SHRM

The SHRM Research Institute and Boston College released preliminary findings from new research about equity in the workplace on Oct. 25 at the SHRM INCLUSION 2022 conference in San Diego. The joint report, National Study of Workplace Equity: Identifying the […]


Research

Black Women Must Work 263 Extra Days to Achieve White Men’s Pay

September 20, 2022

Via: SHRM

When Sharawn Tipton began her career, she beamed with optimism. She had just graduated from California State University, East Bay in Hayward, Calif. As a young Black woman in corporate America, Tipton was determined to prove herself. She consistently performed […]


Software

EEOC, DOJ Warn Companies: Do Not Use AI to Discriminate

May 18, 2022

Via: SHRM

Employers must review their artificial intelligence tools to ensure they are not violating the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), according to new guidance released by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). Earlier this […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

How to Be Advocates and Enlighten Leaders on DE&I

October 27, 2021

Via: SHRM

HR professionals have power to make an even bigger difference in their companies’ policies that promote diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) following the social justice movements that started a year ago. A group of HR leaders spoke Tuesday at SHRM […]


Research, Software

Mississippi Flag Comes Down, But Workplace Tensions May Persist

July 24, 2020

Via: HR Hero

In the last few months, you can’t turn on the television or the radio without hearing of another incident of racial injustice occurring in the United States. This reality has led many of all races to become more vocal and […]


Research, Software

Training: One Way to Tackle Weight Discrimination at Work

February 14, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Imagine two résumés showing equally desirable qualifications. One belongs to a thin applicant and the other to an applicant viewed as overweight. Which candidate gets the job? An even more intriguing question: What if the heavier applicant had a more […]


Research, Software

Discrimination Still Largely Present in the U.S. Workplace

November 7, 2019

Via: HR Hero

If you think discrimination happens at other companies but not yours, think again. Recent research shows that three out of five employees have experienced or witnessed discrimination based on age, race, gender, or LGBTQ identity at work. With odds like […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Women Supporting Women around Recruitment and Retention

September 27, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Try and discover reasons women are not applying for jobs at your company. You can start by looking at your job announcements and recruitment. Examine the way your jobs are advertised, the networks they’re being sent to, or whether recruiting […]


Research, Software

‘Go Back to Where You Came from’: Employer Liability When Workers Say Xenophobic Things

September 12, 2019

Via: HR Hero

President Donald Trump’s recent Tweet suggesting that four Democratic congresswomen should “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came” has sparked robust debate across the country. So what happens when an employee […]


Research, Software

Religious Bias at Work: How You Pray is Not Your Employer’s Business

January 16, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Last year, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), a division of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), issued a directive related to federal contractors’ compliance with Executive Order 11246. In conjunction with a variety of federal statutes, Executive […]


News

Discrimination Claim Against Washington Post May Proceed

December 28, 2016

Via: SHRM

A 59-year-old black employee may proceed with his claims that he was impermissibly fired because of his age and race. Evidence that an employer’s nondiscriminatory reason for termination was “unreasonable” may defeat summary judgment in employment discrimination claims, according to […]