Employers can tackle bias by following simple steps to make sure you’re fostering a fair and comfortable workplace for all employees.
Policy & Procedures
Many employees are reluctant to report workplace wrongdoing and it’s essential for HR to understand why that is.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) was a “nice to have” a few years ago. Today, DEI is a top priority. HR is hyper-focused to improve and sustain the DEI equation in a hybrid workplace. Diversity, equity and inclusion jumped up four spots on HR’s top priorities this year, according to the McLean & Company’s 2021 […]
As many offices begin to reopen, health and safety is going to be top of mind for both employers and employees. Some workers may be anxious about sitting near their colleagues again after a year at home, and business leaders are doing everything they can to make workers feel more comfortable. But according to scientists, […]
Feeling the crunch, HR pros? You should, considering you likely handled more workplace issues during the pandemic than before it. In a year you might think HR-related incidents would drop, they rose, according to recent research from Paychex. Almost 60% of HR managers said the number of issues reported to them climbed since the pandemic […]
Politics. Love. Slacking. Many things that were once taboo are new workplace norms. Where and how we work definitely changed when the pandemic hit. But researchers are finding workplace culture may have changed the most. “Leaders need to acknowledge this significant culture shift in the workplace,” says Jeniffer Strub, Director of Human Resources for Vyond. […]
Everyone works differently than they did before the coronavirus. In these new conditions, many old work rules look and feel outdated. Formal or informal, they don’t work because they fit circumstances that don’t exist anymore. “It’s critical to take a hard look at how things used to be, what’s changed since then, and most important, how […]
No employer wants to get into legal trouble for religious discrimination – and luckily, the EEOC has released updated guidance to help employers know the regs inside and out. The updates include details about how to stay in compliance with the Civil Rights Act, as well as new legal protections offered to religious employers, which […]
Return-to-work COVID rules come with a long list of stipulations, depending on whether it’s the EEOC, ADA or the Title VII.