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Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

Equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) are essential principles in the workplace.

Equity involves ensuring fairness and impartiality, addressing historical disadvantages, and providing equal opportunities for all employees, irrespective of their background, identity, or characteristics. It means that every individual has access to the same resources, support, and opportunities to succeed.

Diversity refers to the presence of a wide variety of individuals in the workplace, encompassing differences in race, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, abilities, and more. Diversity recognizes that each person brings a unique perspective, enriching the organization with fresh ideas and experiences.

Inclusion entails creating an environment where all employees feel valued, respected, and empowered to contribute to their full potential. Inclusion is not just about diversity in numbers; it’s about ensuring that every employee’s voice is heard and that they can participate and thrive in the workplace.

HR should be deeply concerned about EDI for several compelling reasons. First and foremost, it is a moral and ethical obligation to foster a workplace free from discrimination and bias.

Pay Equity Policy

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Diversity Quiz

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Workplace Diversity & Inclusion Policy

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Model Employee Diversity & Inclusion Questionnaire

Surveying employees can help unearth hidden prejudice and discrimination within your organization

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