Category: Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity and inclusion (D&I) is an important and ongoing strategy of any HR plan. Ensuring that your company supports hiring, engaging, and retaining diverse workers with varied backgrounds will set your company up for long-term success and an increased bottom line. This topic offers the latest strategies for talent management, key insights from diversity leaders, case studys on D&I in the workplace, and more.

Harassment

6th Circuit Offers Guidance on Reasonableness of Investigations, Remedial Measures

The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals (which covers Michigan employers) recently provided employers with guidance on how to handle an employee’s complaints of multiple instances of gender-based harassment committed by coworkers. The crux of the case illustrates the importance of taking prompt remedial action, even if the results prove to be inconclusive. ‘You Were […]

EEOC Issues Guidance on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity Discrimination

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently issued a technical assistance document for “Protections Against Employment Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity.” The document briefly explains the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 2020 decision in Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia, and the agency’s established legal positions on sexual orientation and gender identity-related workplace discrimination […]

The Importance of Pronouncing Names Properly

Once fodder for TV and movie comedy, non-Western names are increasingly common in American culture and work life. Moreover, as American companies increasingly have subsidiaries in or otherwise do business with foreign countries, exposure to such names is only increasing. While encountering an unfamiliar name may have been an infrequent occurrence just a few years […]

gender

Eliminating the Gender Gap with AI

Increasing diversity in organizations is extremely important for company success. Particularly when it comes to diversity, a McKinsey study says that filling these roles with women is beneficial to company success. The study found that “having gender diversity on executive teams, specifically, to be consistently positively correlated with higher profitability across geographies in our data […]

Crossing T’s and Dotting I’s Essential In EEOC Charges

Football season is upon us, and so are the clichés associated with it. But clichés all contain kernels of truth, do they not? Here is one: “Football is a game of inches.” So, too, is employment discrimination litigation. For an education on this point and the importance of small details, read on. The ‘T’ Got […]

#Metoo Comes to the Playing Field

The National Football League (NFL) recently levied a $10 million fine against the Washington Football Team (WFT) for fostering a workplace culture loaded with sexual harassment, bullying, and intimidation. The fine, imposed at the end of a months-long investigation, is one of the harshest penalties the league has ever assessed. The money will be used […]

HR Works Podcast: Strong Candidates Among the Disabled

Guest: Carolyn Cannistraro, Account Relationship Manager, Wells Fargo According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the current unemployment rate for persons with a disability is 12.6% compared with the total unemployment rate of 5.4%. False myths about people with disabilities often lead to their termination before other employees, as evidenced by the 1 million […]

Women’s Equality: A Year in Review

The HR Daily Advisor has always been dedicated to gender equity in the workplace. Promoting gender equity has never been more important than now because of the tragic number of women who have left the workplace during the pandemic. Today is Women’s Equality Day, and we wanted to present the articles, considerations, and ideas we’ve […]