The pandemics worsening effect on already undervalued women An Unequal Pandemic, Recession and Return to the Worksite The COVID-19 pandemic left far more American women struggling, unemployed or experiencing burnout than men. Due primarily to the demands of childcare in the wake of mass and protracted school closings, more than 800,000 women left the workforce […]
While walking to pick up a cup of coffee today, I stumbled upon my county’s annual pre-Juneteenthceremony. For those getting up to speed on Juneteenth: President Lincoln issued Emancipation Proclamation onJanuary 1, 1863 that freed the enslaved African Americans in the Confederate states. But it wasn’t untilUnion General Gordon Granger entered Galveston, Texas and issued […]
There were more than 6,600 incidents of hate and discrimination directed at Asian-American individuals and individuals of Pacific Islander descent in the last year. The rise in incidents is attributable to false blame for the COVID-19 pandemic. Employers would be wise to re-examine their policies to ensure there is zero-tolerance for hateful behavior directed at […]
LGBTQ Discrimination on the Rise Gay Pride parades and rainbow floats, full of life and public acknowledgement of “how far” the gay rights movement has come are a tradition of Pride Month. Outrageous costumes, loud music, people smiling, waving, and shouting Pride slogans add to the energized celebration. There are more gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, […]
Understand, that no matter where you are in your DE&I journey, the activation of the program is the key!
As of July 1, 2021, New York City fast food employees cannot terminate their employees without “just cause” or “bona fide economic reasons.”
Wow! This has been a year for the record books. As we look ahead, let’s commit to emerging stronger with a mosaic of employees and experiences that bond together to accomplish more than we ever imagined. We’d like pass along some heartfelt words of wisdom from Gary Burnison, CEO of Korn Ferry.
In the wake of the murder of George Floyd and other African Americans by police, major US corporations bought full-page ads in newspapers touting their actions in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.
During Pride Month, you’re probably seeing the rainbow Pride flag everywhere, including in the logos of companies and brands you follow on social media. While this type of representation and visible allyship is valuable, it’s important that your organization matches its public displays of support with internal policies and workplace culture that is truly inclusive […]
It is encouraging to see a large number of businesses showing enthusiasm for Pride month, when just a few years ago many companies were hesitant to publicly endorse their support for the LGBTQ community out of fear of things like “customer backlash” or “taking a stance.” Many businesses are thankfully no longer afraid to show […]