#WorkforceWednesday

It’s #WorkforceWednesday. This week, federal contractors receive guidance on diversity training, while many employers are committing to diversity and inclusion anew with updated plans and time off to vote.

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OFCCP Publishes Guidance on Diversity Training Executive Order

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, the OFCCP, has issued guidance providing clarity around President Trump’s recent diversity training executive order. Read more about the OFCCP’s guidance.

Starbucks Develops Diversity Plan

Starbucks released a forward-looking diversity and inclusion plan that sets goals like hitting increased diversity targets across the company by 2025 as well as putting in place mentorship and anti-bias training programs.

Time Off to Vote

With increased focus on voting access, employers are committing to time off for employees on November 3. Click for more.


Other Highlights

Returning Employers from COVID-19-Related Furlough

When returning furloughed employees to work, employers should keep in mind discrimination risk mitigation and communications best practices and address benefits concerns that may apply to returning employees.

Rules of the Road: Return to Work in the Time of COVID-19

Returning to the physical workplace safely and in a compliant manner is essential to minimize the spread of COVID-19. Use the 10 “Rules of the Road” to help guide your organizations and employees through this transition. This week, we’re featuring rule eight:

Rule #8: Don’t Waste the Crisis

What We’re Reading

“What to Include in Policies Regarding Damage to Equipment,” a SHRM article by Allen Smith, featuring attorney RyAnn McKay Hooper.

Stay Up to Date

Our Coronavirus Resource Center is updated daily and has the return-to-work resources you need.

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