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Over the past 100 years, the U.S. workforce has changed dramatically. While initially male-dominated as women took on more “traditional” roles within the home, the onset of World War II shifted this dynamic. Women began to file into the workplace and subsequently discovered that they were met with challenges in fair treatment and opportunities. As a result, new policies began arising to ensure that workplace rules and standards...
Perhaps no year has forced employers to re-examine their work environments more than 2020. While COVID-19 has thrust upon us a workplace that is physically amorphous, the Black Lives Matter movement has also created an unprecedented urgency for a more genuinely diverse and inclusive workforce. READ MORE AT JDSUPRA
When it comes to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), knowledge of the problem isn’t enough. In order to begin to see true change, we’ll have to roll up our sleeves and get to the messy, everyday work of inclusion. READ MORE AT FAST COMPANY
Negotiating the salary when you’re being offered a job can feel uncomfortable. If you don’t, though, you may be leaving money on the table.  They key to understanding what kind of negotiating power you have is to take the emotion out of the process and focus on facts. READ MORE AT FAST COMPANY
October 29 th  is Latina Equal Pay Day—a day designed to highlight pay disparities between Latina’s and white, non-Hispanic men. Latinas earn 55 cents for every dollar made by their white male counterparts. In order to close this gap, it will take awareness on the part of corporations as well as structural and systemic changes. Two Latina women shared their experiences in the workplace and offer advice for how we can...