Some workplace cases provide multiple lessons about employment discrimination. Recently, the U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals—which covers Arkansas, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota—rendered a decision providing guidance on discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.
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.
2020: What an emotional rollercoaster. The ongoing pandemic and civil unrest have combined to create a markedly large number of highs and lows for everyone, most particularly for minority communities. Not to make light of this serious issue, but the current environment does have a silver lining: The events of this year have thankfully pushed […]
We’ve often found that the best diversity and inclusion (D&I) leaders are those who truly have a passion for the work. While that can be said for any job, diversity and inclusion (D&I) are all about people, and those who have a passion for D&I often excel at corporate D&I efforts because they have had […]
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently published a new webpage reminding us of its authority under certain circumstances to launch a discrimination investigation even without receiving a charge from an employee or other private party.
It isn’t any secret that immigration issues have been a hot topic in employment for the last several years. One such issue involved the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, commonly referred to as “DACA.” A recent U.S. Supreme Court case shed some light on that program for employers—for now. Here are the details.
The Trump administration’s request that employers doing business with the federal government submit training materials used as part of their diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts is sparking confusion and concern, but some questions are being answered.
Web accessibility is a vital component of workplace equity and one frequently neglected in the conversation following the pandemic workforce shift. Now, employers are seeking remote solutions to their workplace needs, but accessibility often goes unaddressed.
The agency that monitors whether federal contractors comply with requirements against discrimination in employment is asking employers to provide copies of diversity training materials as part of its push to enforce President Donald Trump’s recent Executive Order (EO) dealing with diversity efforts.
Employers large and small have long touted the benefits of developing a diverse workforce. But to get the most from diversity efforts, HR professionals need a clear view, not one clouded by a limited plan.
Infertility is a rising problem in the United States, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). With many employees undergoing fertility treatments, there are concerns it will affect their jobs and make it difficult for them to take time off from work. One big question is, “Am I protected if I […]