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DIVERSITY:  Why We Care?

By embedding the Diversity & Inclusion strategy into the global business strategy, we continue to leverage and maintain strong leadership support, a compelling business relevance and action plans that lead to attraction, engagement, retention and advancement for colleagues.

Through this, we create a sustainable strategy that points the way for Diversity & Inclusion to add value to the business, talent, operational strategies and objectives for any organization.

For information about Diversity & Inclusion programs for your worksite, please contact

Kim Braithwaite at KimberlyBraithwaite@gvcshrm.org.

Do you have an upcoming diversity and inclusion event or topic that you would like to share?

Email us today at Diversity@gvcshrm.org!

SHRM Diversity News

EEOC, DOJ Warn Companies: Do Not Use AI to Discriminate

Companies are increasingly using artificial intelligence to support efforts such as hiring, training and performance evaluations. But federal agencies are warning...

Employment Gaps: The Struggle of Re-Entering the Workforce

The EEOC and the OFCCP recently hosted a virtual roundtable to discuss challenges workers face when re-entering the workforce after periods of unemployment.

Minorities Seek More Financial Education for Underrepresented Groups

Employers can take steps to broaden the involvement of historically disadvantaged groups in financial education programs and, by doing so, help to shrink the savings gap...

Workers Expect Equal Pay, DE&I Policies from Employers

More than 3 in 4 workers would consider seeking new employment if they discovered an unfair gender pay gap or the lack of a diversity, equity and inclusion policy within...

Exxon Mobil Corp. Bans LGBTQ Flag from Flying Outside Corporate Offices

Exxon Mobil plans to prohibit the rainbow-hued LGBTQ-rights flag from being flown on its flagpole outside of its corporate offices.

Karine Jean-Pierre Becomes First Black and Openly Gay Press Secretary

President Joe Biden has named Karine Jean-Pierre as the new assistant to the president and White House press secretary. When she assumes the role on May 13, she will be...

Guidance on Handling Roe v. Wade Discussions in the Workplace

In May, news outlet Politico reported that the U.S. Supreme Court is poised to overturn Roe v. Wade, sparking fervent debates nationwide related to abortion rights.

Why Are Companies Hiring More Multilingual Workers?

With the help of multilingual employees, many companies are doing business in countries they never imagined, as well as better serving their local clients and customers...

Naomi Osaka, Other Athletes Work to Destigmatize Mental Illness

In May, tennis star Naomi Osaka partnered with workplace wellness platform Modern Health to work to reduce stigma associated with mental illness. In recent years, many...

3 of 4 Age Discrimination Claims Rejected, 1 Survives

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California granted summary judgment on three of four claims of age discrimination brought by a former employee.

Let’s Talk About Postpartum Depression in Male Workers

Postpartum disorders are often associated with new mothers. But studies show that the “baby blues” are also prevalent in new fathers. Learn how postpartum depression...

What Does the Case of the Praying Football Coach Mean for Employers?

The U.S. Supreme Court recently heard arguments in the case of a high school football coach who was fired for praying at the 50-yard line after games.

Fore! How Golf Can Influence Diversity at Work

Research shows that golf can be good for business. But the sport lacks diversity. Learn how women and people of color can use golf to potentially advance their careers.

Employee Awarded $450,000 After Party Triggers Panic Attack

In 2019, a Kentucky man experienced a panic attack after his employer threw him a workplace birthday party against his wishes and fired him for his reaction. Last month,...

Keys to Hiring New College Grads: Providing Connections, Support, Advancement

Members of the Class of 2022 are looking for employers that can give them opportunities to connect with others, help them grow in their career and occasionally work...

'Inclusion Rider' Co-Author Nominated for EEOC

Kalpana Kotagal, an employment attorney with the law firm Cohen Milstein in Washington, D.C., has been nominated by President Joe Biden to serve as a commissioner on the...

EEOC Releases Equity Action Plan to Tackle Racial Injustices

On April 15, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) revealed its equity action plan, focused on combating systemic racial discrimination, advancing...

What Life Is Like for Autistic Workers

People with autism struggle to secure employment. Even those with jobs deal with discrimination, bias and bullying in the workplace. During Autism Awareness Month, learn...

How Typical Recruiting Mistakes Undermine Diversity Goals

The recruiting and hiring process is key to achieving a diverse workforce. It’s also an area where common mistakes can undercut an employer’s commitments to diversity,...

New Initiative Helps People with Criminal Records Secure Jobs

The national nonprofit Jobs for the Future has launched a new initiative that aims to mobilize companies to help people with criminal records re-enter the workforce and...

Diversity Forum

Entries for January 2012

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Former Princeton professor, philosopher, musician and civil-rights activist Cornel West will give the keynote address the 2012 Expressions of King's L...

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