Discrimination in the workplace has been illegal since 1964, yet employers are still spending millions of dollars every year defending discrimination lawsuits and paying judgments when they lose. Learn more about recognizing and preventing workplace discrimination in this advice-rich online training session.
Why “Discrimination” Matters:
As a supervisor, you are on the frontlines in avoiding discrimination in the workplace. You should embrace and strive for diversity within your department and never tolerate discrimination of any kind from the people you supervise, much less commit acts of discrimination yourself.
- Understand the legal issues that are involved in hiring and in termination;
Know when to consult Human Resources for assistance;
Hire for different skill sets, and hire for different backgrounds;
Treat people like individuals