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LGBTQ+ Inclusivity in the Workplace

August 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The times are changing! Gone are the days of hiding your true self. Today, employees in the LGBTQ+ community want to bring their whole selves to work and celebrate what makes them unique. However, this can pose a new set of challenges for HR as fellow colleagues.

This presentation is designed to shed light on different ways to foster a more inclusive culture to the LGBTQ+ community within organizations. It is important to understand the words and terms to use or avoid and how a Human Resources Department might change the tone of gender and identity for inclusivity in the workplace.

Questions are encouraged for a discussion on best practices, respect, and education on LGBTQ+ issues and concerns.

Attendees will be able to create a more diverse and inclusive culture within their organizations by:

  • Re-writing policies and handbooks that includes appropriate language for a culture of diversity and inclusion for people within the LGBTQ+ community
  • Training business partners on sensitivity around LGBTQ+ issues and vocabulary that fosters inclusivity

Speaker BIO:
Terald Montgomery has spent the last five years within the Human Resources field with a focus on Recruiting, Diversity & Inclusion, Employee Relations, and innovative retention practices. Currently, Terald works as a Human Resources Business Partner supporting over 300 employees within the distribution and manufacturing industry.

This program is free but registration is required. All registrants will be emailed virtual meeting information the day before. Register here.

Monday, August 10 | 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Date:
August 10
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Website:
https://libwww.freelibrary.org/calendar/event/101236
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