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Hairstyle-Discrimination Bans Help Shield Workers from Race Bias
California recently became the first state to ban workplace discrimination based on hairstyle. Others are following suit in a trend that is sweeping the nation. There are in fact many employees and candidates who are currently being denied promotions or employment opportunities, or even being terminated, because they've chosen to wear a natural hairstyle.
The law is catching up to address this type of discrimination. What should employers know about this emerging trend? Join your colleagues as we review and discuss best practices. Our discussion will be inspired by an article from SHRM, as well as the recent legislation itself.
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American Honda graciously provides coffee for the RoundTable sessions. The on-site Starbucks conveniently opens at 7AM for your breakfast needs!
The RoundTable is an exciting approach that stimulates incredible conversation and insight around the topics and trends impacting our discipline.
We will read the selected piece aloud together for about 15 minutes. Then for the next 45 minutes, we offer everyone in attendance equal time to share their thoughts and experiences on or around the topic. Come explore with us!
The GEMS RoundTable format is provided by Sue Gabriele, President and Owner, Gabriele Educational Materials and Systems.
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The word “trust” sparks something in each of us – principles, concepts, lessons and so much more. Trust defines our choices and our actions. Join us as we apply the Text Study RoundTable practice to the thought-provoking topic of “Trust in the Workplace.”
The session will be facilitated by Lynnette Ward and the South Bay Special Division Team.
Lynnette Ward is a Career Development Consultant, specializing in management and career development, who believes in the power to choose our work. She has a unique ability to motivate and influence others to take action and adapt to change as she trains and coaches people across all functions and industries to build lifelong career management strategies.
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