How Employers Can Be An Ally, Part 1.

  The month of August is Black Business Month which has us thinking about how employers can serve as allies to employees. While this month of recognition encourages consumers to support black businesses, which we fully endorse, we want to use this month to discuss how people of color can be better supported at their …

How to Prevent Disability Discrimination

  How much consideration have you put into the possibility of disability discrimination within your company culture? Disabled workers are often employed in industries that are customer-forward (such as restaurants), or were entry-level or the least senior among their colleagues. This tells us that disabled workers are less likely to hold management positions and struggle …

Creating a safe and inclusive workplace, Part 2.

  Our two-part series on establishing a dynamic and protected workplace for employees continues with more of the important initiatives employers should take on behalf of their staff’s well-being. If you missed part one, visit the link here, it’s information you don’t want to miss!   Employer-led initiatives for an employee-focused culture, continued…   Anonymous …

Creating a safe and inclusive workplace, Part 1.

  All month long we’ve been sharing the resources employers need in order to create an inclusive and safe work environment for their staff, including the terminology used in the LGBTQIA+ community (using the appropriate language is essential for demonstrating respect), and the California laws that protect against discrimination. In our latest blog we set …

Discrimination Protection in California

  In this and the blogs to come, we’ll be discussing building a company culture that is mindful of the LGBTQIA+ employees and unfortunately a part of that conversation is protecting these employees from discrimination. It would be wonderful if all employees were treated equally but we know that is not the case, and therefore …

Starting the Dialogue for an Inclusive Culture: Terminology

  It’s Pride Month! All month long we will be discussing the role HR plays in ensuring safe, inclusive workplaces for the LGBTQIA+ community. In order to prepare for these conversations, it’s important to first understand the terminology, so we’ve defined all the terms you’ll need to know to participate in this month’s dialogue. While …