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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

Political Affiliation Bias Strains Some Workplaces

A growing number of workers are feeling the effects of political affiliation bias and would benefit from greater inclusiveness, according to a recent Society for Human...

Viewpoint: Women Should Discuss Professional Development with Female Friends

Women who share professional-development tips and opportunities with their close female friends could help them overcome barriers that have historically held women back...

Chief Diversity Officer Talks the State of DE&I in the US

LaQuenta Jacobs, chief diversity officer for freight transportation company XPO Logistics, Inc. in Marietta, Ga., will speak at the SHRM INCLUSION 2022 conference on...

What Does Workplace Racism Look Like?

Kim Crowder, founder & CEO of consulting firm Kim Crowder Consulting in Carmel, Ind., will talk about the importance of leveraging and improving DE&I data at the SHRM...

SHRM Report: Resilient Organizations Are Inclusive Ones

A recent survey by the Society for Human Resource Management and Gap International found that the most resilient companies exhibited high levels of inclusion. Learn more...

Workers Expect Employers to Hire People with Prior Convictions

A recent survey indicated that employees are becoming more open to working alongside people with criminal records, even if their conviction was violent. Learn more about...

IRS Update Clarifies Prescreening Process of New Hires for Work Opportunity Tax Credit

The IRS posted updated information on prescreening job applicants to see if hiring them would enable an employer to receive the federal Work Opportunity Tax Credit...

Canada, US Fight Ageism in the Workplace

As the COVID-19 pandemic reshaped the workplace, experts say older workers in Canada and the U.S. have been denied new career opportunities and access to job training.

Employer, Employee Perceptions of Pay Equity Differ Greatly

Employers and employees have vastly different perceptions on how equal pay among men, women and underrepresented groups in the workplace is being achieved. They also...

The Vital Role of Older Workers

National Employ Older Workers Week, held during the last week of September, is a federal observance that aims to reinforce the importance of these workers and develop...

The Benefits of Using Inclusive Photos on Your Website

Using website photos that highlight workforce diversity is one way for companies to meet diversity, equity and inclusion objectives. Here are different ways that...

Black Women Must Work 263 Extra Days to Achieve White Men’s Pay

Black Women’s Equal Pay Day is Sept. 21, marking how far into the calendar year Black women must work to achieve white men’s pay from the previous year. Learn the...

Combating Age Bias in the Workplace

Economists tend to believe that workers in their 50s and 60s have a harder time than their younger counterparts finding jobs, keeping them, or moving ahead at a company,...

How to Spot Suicidal Behaviors in the Workplace

Federal data shows that one person dies by suicide every 11 minutes in the U.S. Here are ways companies can identify suicidal behaviors in the workplace.

LGBTQ Inclusion: Using Pronouns at Work

Pronouns have become an important aspect of a person’s identity. One of the few transgender CEOs in the U.S. spoke about the importance of using pronouns in the...

Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

A critical care transportation company in San Antonio, recently settled a lawsuit filed by the federal government for alleged sexual harassment and retaliation. Learn...

How to Take a Public Stance on Social Issues

A rising number of employees expect their companies to take a public stance on social issues—but some business leaders remain silent on sensitive issues, such as...

SHRM, NACD and Vista Equity Partners Launch Initiative to Increase Diversity in US Boardrooms

In August, the Society for Human Resource Management collaborated with the National Association of Corporate Directors and Vista Equity Partners to launch a new program...

Which Workers Value Employer-Provided Travel Assistance for Abortions?

A series of recent surveys showed that more than half of people with disabilities and LGBTQ job candidates viewed employer-provided abortion travel benefits as “very...

Helping Caregivers and Employees with Disabilities Select the Right Benefits

Open enrollment is an opportunity to help employees with disabilities and those who are caregivers to understand how available benefits can improve the quality of their...

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The aging workforce NYS SHRM PowerPoint from 4/29/2017.
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