May 15, 2019
Greetings!

"We are all one race - the human race." Powerful words from Reggie Jackson, a featured speaker at our recent D&I Leadership Conference. Workshop participants at the event came together to speak openly and honestly about efforts to strengthen workplaces, communities, and their own understandings.
News to Know
The Department of Labor (DOL) is touting a new resource that it says will help employers better understand mental health issues in the workplace.

In populated workplaces or where the public has access, trying to control what products people use and enforcing a total fragrance ban can be virtually impossible.

In its continuing efforts to help the contractor community navigate compliance, the OFCCP recently updated their  compliance check  website. 
From the MRA Expert
It’s one of our most popular and well-attended events— MRA’s Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Conference. On May 9, 2019, participants learned from four well-known speakers in the D&I field and attended an interactive workshop at the day-long event, which took place at the Italian Community Center in Milwaukee.

Cheryl Lucas-DeBerry
Poll Question
Summer
As warmer weather is approaching (we hope) what summer perk or benefit does your organization provide?


Top Blog Posts
We have been busy writing blog posts since late last year providing perceptive reflections for amazing HR professionals (that's you!). 

Haven’t had time to read them? We get it, so here are the top 5 popular posts :

You can find the rest of our blog posts here or under Resources on our website.
The Survey Says...
Diversity and inclusion matter! Organizations are taking steps to increase diversity and focus on inclusion within their workforces.

See positive differences made by companies that promote D&I in MRA's latest Hot Topic survey: Diversity & Inclusion - Best Steps Forward.
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