Diversity definition– The state of having people who are different races or who have different cultures in a group or organization.
Business definition– Similarities and differences among employees in terms of age, cultural background, physical abilities and disabilities, race, religion, sex, and sexual orientation.
SHRM definition– “To celebrate diversity is to appreciate and value individual differences. SHRM strives to be the leader in promoting workplace diversity. Although the term is often used to refer to differences based on ethnicity, gender, age, religion, disability, national origin, and sexual orientation; diversity encompasses an infinite range of individuals’ unique characteristics and experiences, including communication styles, physical characteristics such as height and weight, and speed of learning and comprehension.”
Title VII – https://www.eeoc.gov/laws/statutes/titlevii.cfm
Websites to access:
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission – www.eeoc.gov/
Society of Human Resources Management – www.shrm.org
Office of Federal Compliance Contract Programs – https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/
American with Disabilities Act – https://www.eeoc.gov/laws/regulations/adaaa_fact_sheet.cfm
Northern Kentucky Chamber – http://www.nkychamber.com/
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People – http://www.naacp.org/
NAACP NKY – https://www.facebook.com/nkynaacp/
NAACP Cincinnati – http://www.cincinnatinaacp.com/
Minorityprofessionalnetwork.com – http://www.minorityprofessionalnetwork.com/
American Associate of University of Women – http://www.aauw.org/
NKY Chamber Women’s Initiative – http://www.nkychamber.com/Services/Womens-Initiative.aspx
Kentucky Commission on Women – http://women.ky.gov/Pages/default.aspx
Kentucky Disability Determination Services – http://chfs.ky.gov/dis/ddds.htm
Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation: www.kcc.gov/office-of-vocational-rehabilitation/paqges/default.aspx
Kentucky Office for the Blind: www.kcc.gov/office-for-the-blind/pages/default.aspx
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