What evidence is there to support a link between workplace diversity and rising engagement? More to the point, how do the two things go hand in hand to create measurable value — i.e., increased sales/growth — that we could track over time?
—Melting Pot, transportation and warehousing, Memphis, Tennessee
InHerSight, a new website, aims to improve equality in the workplace.Read More
Dr. Garth Graham and the Aetna Foundation are on a mission to eliminate health disparities between racial and ethnic minorities and the general population.Read More
Porter Braswell, CEO of Jopwell, a tech-enabled minority recruitment company, launched the platform in 2014 to help organizations connect with minority candidates.Read More
We've been reading about the supposed importance of cultural diversity, but haven't companies always dealt with diverse workforces? This is America after all, land of the melting pot. Explain why diversity is more than a buzzword, something actionable that demonstrably improves business outcomes.
—Mingle and Melt, diversity consultant, Lansing, Michigan
As proposed, the meaning of 'spouse' under the FMLA would depend on the law of state in which the marriage was celebrated, not the law of the state where the employee lives or works.Read More
The white people with the most interesting things to say in any situation involving race are the ones who shut up.
The title of this post reflects my experience. I think this is unacceptable. What’s your take?
For its program that uses employee benefits to facilitate workplace diversity, the city of Kansas City is the 2014 Optimas Award winner for Benefits.Read More
The time is coming when LGBTQ discrimination will no longer be allowed. I suggest you get on the bandwagon now, and send a signal to all of your employees that you are a business of inclusion, not one of bigotry and exclusion.Read More