For all job descriptions, interview protocols, and performance reviews, run these through a Racial Equity Impact Analysis tool in order to be intentional about identifying and correcting their possible disparate effects.
The 'failure' of the downtrodden is largely their own fault. Straight white males are not the oppressors. Pick apart a 'victim': drugs, booze, clueless baby making, academic sloth, criminal mischief. Motto of the successful- Stay out of trouble, Support yourself and your babies, no lame excuses.
I was contracted to work with the unaccompanied minors. I drove to Texas, reported to work, and was then told my position was on the 2nd floor in a building without an elevator. I was instructed to "go home." I'll be filing an EEOC case but it is a pain.
The Federal Government has an important interest in reducing discrimination against Americans living with disabilities, in eliminating the stigma associated with disability, and in encouraging Americans with disabilities to seek employment in the Federal workforce. Further, the Federal workforce has the opportunity... more »
Promote integrated employment with full labor rights for workers with disabilities and appoint pro-worker members of the AbilityOne board, so that program is no longer exploited to undermine workers' rights under federal labor laws.
In order to advance equity, it is important for the DOL and the agencies to look at their personnel and practices with a critical lens. Moreover, the agencies should examine if they are segregated by these characteristics across departments and job functions. Working towards equity within their own organizations is a necessary first step for agencies to more fairly and effectively serve the public.
We think every worker, no matter their gender, race, sexual orientation, immigration status, or disability status, should have economic security and equity of opportunity, including the chance to join unions. Unions and collective bargaining serve as a counterbalance to economic oppression.
While acknowledging the importance of reducing barriers to care, we focus our remarks here specifically on the potential policy adjustments that would impact equity in the health workforce, and in particular a segment of the health workforce that has historically been marginalized and excluded from labor and economic protections.