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Organizations who haven’t yet provided employees with sexual harassment training should be aware of deadlines that are right around the corner. Under Illinois’ anti-harassment law, employers have until December 31, 2020 to train all employees. For California, Connecticut and certain industries in Washington State, the deadline is January 1, 2021. And New York’s sexual harassment laws require employers to provide employees with sexual harassment prevention training on an annual basis.
While diversity and inclusion travel in tandem, they are not the same. Understanding the difference is an important step in creating a workplace culture in which employees feel valued and respected. As part of an overarching strategy, diversity training and education, mentoring and allyship programs, and employee resource groups are among the ways to deepen employees’ understanding of D&I and its impact on individuals and the organization.
Amid the challenges of COVID-19 and the spotlight on diversity, equity and inclusion, HR professionals around the world are having conversations about how to strengthen workplace culture and foster a sense of belonging. As one component of a holistic strategy, diversity training can support DEI initiatives and encourage new ways of working during COVID-19 and beyond.
Training can engage employees in creating a diverse and more inclusive workplace by:
Unconscious bias training is in demand as social protests against racism and calls for systematic changes continue across the US and around the world. As part of a long-term commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), training is one of the proactive steps that organizations can take to raise awareness and reduce unconscious bias in the workplace.