Women with Disabilities: Barriers and Bias in the Workplace


Women with Disabilities: Barriers and Bias in the Workplace By Kellie Hale Women with disabilities will often experience an array of barriers and biases in the workplace. They often experience an imbalance in hiring and promotion opportunities, limited access to training and retraining opportunities, and unequal pay rates. Women with disabilities in the workplace tend to be ignored in conversations about economic decision-making. The unemployment rate amongst women with disabilities is 9.4%. For women without disabilities, the unemployment rate is 4%. What do these percentages indicate? It means that, compared to their non-disabled counterparts, “Women with disabilities are more [...]

Women with Disabilities: Barriers and Bias in the Workplace2022-11-09T22:07:16+00:00

Respectful Workplace Training


Respectful Workplace Training April 21, 2021 4:00-5:30 PM Foster workplace environments where all apprentices feel safe, welcomed and treated fairly. This workshop will answer the questions: What does Protected Class mean? What are the benefits of a respectful, inclusive workforce? What do I do if I experience or know of others being harassed? Presented by: Tracy Allen, SHRM-SCP, Lakeside Industries, is an HR professional with a keen skill set in training, development, and creating diverse and inclusive workplaces. She believes communication and accountability are key to this combination resulting in a productive, profitable, and positive work experience for the workforce [...]

Respectful Workplace Training2021-04-21T19:43:51+00:00
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