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Diversity and Inclusion on a Budget – Ebook

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With today’s top diversity story focusing on a small community college getting headlines over a “no white people allowed” social event, I was happy to run into this book, Diversity and Inclusion on a Budget. Some people still aren’t getting it about diversity (the school’s diversity officer came up with the idea of the exclusive […]

New York Lifeguard, fired at 71, wins EEOC Lawsuit

VALLEY STREAM, N.Y. — A New York lifeguard who was fired at age 71 has settled an age-discrimination lawsuit for $65,000. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission tells Newsday (http://bit.ly/LmuN22 ) that Jay Lieberfarb had 50 years of experience as a lifeguard when he failed a Nassau County swimming test in 2009. Lieberfarb lives in Valley […]

Some Good News Out of D.C.; Senators Harkin, Grassley, Leahy Trying To Change 2009 Supreme Court Decision that Makes Age Discrimination Tough To Prove

Washington D.C. Employment Law Update Posted at 2:06 PM on March 19, 2012 by Ilyse Schuman Bill Would Change Burden of Proof, Causation Standards in ADEA, ADA Cases On March 13, 2012, lawmakers reintroduced a bipartisan bill in the Senate that would overturn a 2009 Supreme Court decision that toughened an employee’s burden of proof […]

Cash In On Diversity NEW eBook Price: 99 cents

Dear Subscribers and Readers of Diversity Briefings: After thinking about it, I decided my new eBook, Cash In On Diversity, should only cost 99 cents. It’s a new eBook trend that I am responding to — keeping the cost way down so that nearly everyone who is interested has an opportunity to read this information. […]

Why in the world would a business owner put up a ‘right to refuse service’ sign?? No diversity here!

Any retailer that posts a sign announcing they “reserve the right to do business with anyone for any reason,” needs to at least recognize that’s a pretty dumb way to attract new customers — I really can’t believe I still see these signs, but I do. What is going through the head of any business […]

Diversity Briefings Merged Into Diversity News Online

Dear Reader: Thank you for being a supporter and reader of Diversity Briefings. We have good news that will help you keep up with what’s happening in the area of DIVERSITY. This newletter has merged into a daily online newspaper that will bring you more short briefs of diversity news everyday. Please take time now […]

Diversity Briefings Newsletter, Nov. 19, 2010

Welcome to Diversity Briefings: 11/19/2010 Volume 1, Issue 19. Published Each Monday – Friday —– —– —– —– Welcome back to Diversity Briefings. I hope you are enjoying each issue of this newsletter. Please feel free to resend this Diversity newsletter on to friends and colleagues. If you would like to subscribe to receive daily […]

Diversity Briefings: 11/2/2010

Welcome to Diversity Briefings: 11/2/2010 Volume 1, Issue 9 Group Klopfer Diversity Consulting Susan Klopfer, editor and publisher It’s great to see you here. I hope you are enjoying the stories and links. Please feel free to resend this Diversity newsletter on to friends and colleagues. If you would like to subscribe to receive daily updates, the form for […]

Keep Up With Diversity News: 10/20/2010

Welcome to Diversity Briefings: 10/20/2010 Volume 1, Issue 2Group Klopfer Diversity Consulting Susan Klopfer, editor and publisher Today’s Topics: mental health and disability, effective leaders, ADA & anti-discrimination, citizenship & immigration, “BFOQ,” Credit histories and hiring, mandatory harassment prevention training, EEOC & credit history, Diversity Management Tip of the day —– —– —– —– ***The Justice […]

October 19, 2010 – Briefings

WASHINGTON – A federal jury in Scranton, Pa., has convicted Brandon Piekarsky and Derrick Donchak, both of Shenandoah, Pa., of a hate crime arising out of the fatal beating of Luis Ramirez. The jury found the defendants guilty of violating the criminal component of the federal Fair Housing Act, which makes it a crime to […]