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Labor/Employment

Nov. 4, 2022

Best practice, potential pitfalls for diversity, equity and inclusion programs

The most important part of a DEI plan is to do things differently than the organization has done in the past. That especially applies to recruiting

Federal and state laws prohibit decision-making in employment based on a variety of protected classes and protected characteristics. These laws prohibit the consideration of an employee's race, color, age, gender, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, U.S. citizenship and other characteristics and statuses such as the statuses of being pregnant or transitioning genders. An employer that makes decisions based on any of these characteristic...

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