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Inclusion & Diversity

Stay up-to-date on how inclusion and diversity are shaping workplaces.

Member Resources

This toolkit provides information and resources to help employers create a workplace that values the differences among individuals and where people can feel comfortable bringing their full selves to work.

A sample policy for employers committed to fostering employee inclusion in the workplace.

Employers can bolster their diversity, equity and inclusion efforts by providing a safe space for workers to have respectful and honest conversations.

Inclusion, equity and diversity all relate to the actions an employer takes to help bring about a feeling of belonging for its employees.

This toolkit provides an overview of the legal framework in which employers must navigate religion in the workplace and also discusses the opportunity to provide a welcoming and inclusive workplace as a major factor in attracting and retaining top talent.

​This sample presentation is intended for delivery to supervisors and other individuals who manage employees. It is designed to be presented by an individual who has knowledge of the concepts and best practices regarding unconscious bias in the workplace.

News

Female employees can and should advocate for themselves, but panelists at SHRM24 said one thing that is often missing is colleagues and managers speaking up and advocating for the female employees in their workplaces.

At first glance, Ed Frauenheim and Sha’Kiera Randolph could not be more different. But in their concurrent session at SHRM24 in Chicago, the “diverse duo” shared what brought them together, along with the six ingredients for their “soulful stew of inclusion.”

Three in 4 employees who identify as LGBTQ+ agree that they are treated fairly at work. However, data suggests stigma and discrimination against these workers still occurs in workplaces.

Sara Taylor took the stage at SHRM24 to share learnings from her career of developing diversity training and building cultural competence at work. She explained the mechanics of unconscious bias and taught attendees strategies for truly understanding one another.

SHRM is calling on California to update its veterans’ hiring preference exception because it applies only to Vietnam War-era veterans and offers protection to employers solely against gender discrimination claims.

Employers in the construction industry that are general contractors should periodically verify that their subcontractors are following through with their harassment prevention commitments, according to the EEOC.

The SHRM Foundation offers a free certificate program for California HR professionals to teach them effective practices for recruiting and retaining workers with disabilities.

Inclusion Conference 2024
INCLUSION 2024

Learn How to Encourage, Energize and Elevate I&D Initiatives in Your Workplace.

There’s a reason why the SHRM INCLUSION conference has sold out the last two years. The HR industry has recognized it as a catalyst that brings together an incredibly diverse group of attendees, speakers, thought leaders and solutions providers who all have the same goal: to protect, prioritize and (em)power the workforce to create better workplaces where all employees act with civility, are made to feel as if they belong and have opportunities to thrive.

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