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Adecco pushes for diversity

The Adecco Group hosted its first Global Sports & Inclusion Day (GS&ID) for employees, elite athletes, partners and clients. The leading global workforce solutions provider urged organisations to encourage healthier lifestyles among their workers to …

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The Diversity Bus

The Diversity Bus, the latest incarnation of the Pride Festival Bus, has been designed to promote and celebrate diversity in the community by carrying messages that will make a difference. The bus has been named in memory of local drag artist Phil Starr who performed on stages across the world for more than 50 years, raising thousands of pounds for charity.

“The Diversity Bus not only celebrates Pride and everything it stands for but is a symbol of our broader support for diversity and inclusion in general. We want to stand side by side with those who work to heal divisions in our society.” ~Martin Harris, managing director, Brighton & Hove Buses

Building Blocks of Workplace Inclusion

By Jill Walters
When it comes to creating a culture of inclusion, many don’t know where to begin. And although it’s a cliché to say, “begin at the beginning,” that is, in fact, is exactly where you …

Top Global Employers for LGBT staff

Stonewall, the lesbian, gay, bi and trans equality charity announced its Top Global Employers for 2017.  They are:
 

Accenture

Baker & McKenzie

Barclays

BP plc

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Herbert Smith Freehills

HSBC

Pinsent Masons

RBS

Simmons & Simmons

Thomson Reuters

Vodafone

Stonewall’s Global Top Employers list celebrates the …

4 ways tech companies can tackle diversity

There are several key attributes that organizations that successfully retain and advance women and other underrepresented minorities in technical roles share:

A top-down commitment to addressing cultural bias
A regular, disciplined review of the numbers of women employed …

Ontario’s 2017 David C. Onley Award Recipients

The David C. Onley Award for Leadership in Accessibility was created in 2014 to recognize Ontarians who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to improving accessibility for people with disabilities.
This year’s award recipients are:
Role Model Award: …

DIFERA

DIFERA stands for diversity, inclusion, fairness, equality, respect and acceptance and is the first initiative of its kind in the UK’s Channel Islands. Launched by Liberate, an equality and diversity charity, DIFERA helps organizations with …

Anti-Racist Anti-Oppression Practice Supervisor position available: CCAS Toronto

Strategic Services Initiatives of The Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Toronto is seeking an Anti-Racist Anti-Oppression Practice Supervisor to provide leadership and program coordination in the implementation of plans and processes and equity strategies to achieve …

Potential Problem with a Diverse Workforce and a Solution

By Simma Lieberman

We’ve probably all have heard that a culturally diverse workforce is more creative and innovative than a homogeneous one. It’s become the “diversity meme,” so much so that there is hesitancy on the …

Top 3 tips for encouraging diversity at work

Here are the top three tips for actively encouraging diversity in the workplace from the Above the Law Career Center.

Assign high-profile work to minority attorneys.  Not doing this creates a lose-lose situation for the firm …

Premium Friday

This government initiative encourages Japanese firms to let workers out a few hours early on the last Friday of every month so that they spend money on shopping and leisure to help boost the economy. Japan …

2017 Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards

The 14th annual Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards were held recently in Abbotsford, BC.  The 2017 recipients were The Water Shed Arts Café, Langley (Inclusive Environment, small organizations); University of the Fraser Valley ( Inclusive Environment, …