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Following the success of the first edition, published in 2012, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA), a UNWTO Affiliate Member, has released the second edition of the UNWTO …

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Very Important Posts about diversity and inclusion that could transform your workplace.

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Top 10 Ways to Motivate Women in your Workforce

Roy Saunderson

With the study* just published by the Obama White House stating that females earn about 75 percent of what male counterparts make, the need to recognize women in the workforce has never been more critical.
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Global diversity news briefs – March 2011

Canada
The Toronto Immigrant Employment Data Initiative (TIEDI) based at York University has released a study examining how newcomers are being integrated into the Toronto labour force. The report, How Do Immigrants Find Jobs, revealed that …

Diversity champions – March 2011

Canada’s Best Diversity Employers 2011 recognizes employers across the country that have exceptional workplace diversity and inclusiveness programs. For the complete list of winners and reasons for selection, http://www.canadastop100.com/diversity/.
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The Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) was …

Corporate Legal Diversity Pipeline

Street Law

Aimed at transforming classrooms into courtrooms, this initiative of Street Law Inc., tackles the lack of diversity in the legal profession by encouraging minority students to pursue careers in law by providing them with role …

Does the glass ceiling really exist?

Donna Jodhan

Let’s be honest with ourselves and with each other for a moment. Does the glass ceiling exist for blind and visually impaired persons in the workplace? My humble opinion? A resounding yes. True, there are …

Top 10 Ways for Motivating Returning Retirees at Work

Roy Saunderson

Over 5,000 boomers are retiring everyday this year and more startling is the fact that many of these individuals have C-suite experience. Whether their reasons are economical or professional…many of these seniors will elect to …

Global diversity news briefs – February 2011

Canada
Access 2020, a newly formed coalition of Canada’s largest accessibility organizations, has asked the CRTC to support a new initiative to assist broadcasters to become 100% accessible to all Canadians by 2020, with 1% of …

Diversity champions – February 2011

Stonewall, UK’S leading gay rights advocate, has released its Top 100 Employers in Britain for lesbian, gay and bisexual people in 2011. The Home Office was in number one spot as the most gay-friendly place …

Scorecard metrics

InclusionINC, a diversity and inclusion consulting company, offers scorecard metrics for benchmarking goals. The scorecard is specifically customized to a client’s current performance management process, competencies, or desired business behaviors to ensure proper measurement and …

Top 10 Ways to Motivate the Younger Generation

Whether we call them Millennials, “I” or “Me” Generation, Gen Yers, even Facebookers, they are the new younger and techno-savvy employees in our workforce. These employees were raised on the Internet with immediate access to …