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
Employers can, and should, adopt progressive anti-discrimination policies that make it clear they embrace inclusion for all employees, even if Title VII still permits discrimination against some.Read More
Racquel Oden looks toward the changes in clientele to guide her training and diversity initiatives for Merrill Lynch’s wealth management financial advisers.Read More
What’s the best defense to a discrimination claim? Hire others in the same protected group.Read More
The tech giant recently released its workforce diversity numbers, with the results causing some to say it is struggling from a diversity perspective.