Caryl Rivers of Boston University says to ensure fair and equitable treatment between the sexes, managers may need to be trained to spot subtle discrimination.Read More
The honor of public service comes from performing in line with each organization’s mission, values, and standards.Read More
Pick your poison: Merry Christmas, Happy (belated) Hanukkah, Happy Kwanzaa, or Happy Holidays. Whichever you choose, have a joy-filled December.Read More
We're making a big push to focus on multiculturalism, but want to avoid it becoming “just another thing.” Is there a way to demonstrate the practical business value of having a diverse workforce?
—Melting Pot, project manager, finance/insurance/real estate, Cleveland, Ohio
Understand and pay attention to these issues of national-origin discrimination, if for no other reason than the fact that the EEOC is watching.
Despite the ugliness of football player Richie Incognito’s behavior, the fall-out from the incident may one day be seen as a step in the right direction.Read More
Unless a bully is harassing someone because of a protected class (race, sex, age, disability, religion, national origin) bullying is probably legal.Read More
If you hope to claim an undue hardship defense to a religious accommodation claim based on your company's image, you need to have the hard data to back your claim. Hypothetical hardships likely will not carry the day.Read More
In a recent interview about her book, Sheryl Sandberg calls on men to 'lean in' when it comes to the discussion about women in the workplace. So that's what I'm doing: providing a male voice. Read More
The 'Hawaiian Renaissance,' which helped restore the language and time-honored cultural practices, has changed workplaces in Hawaii, especially at tourist hotels.Read More