DEI and the Public Sector

Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives are becoming a focus for employers, and the public sector is no different. Still, any municipality, county, state, or...

Words Matter: Gender-Coded Language in Job Ads

Employers generally recognize the importance and good business sense of a diverse workforce. Sometimes the best intentions can be derailed using language that unwittingly encourages...

Pay Equity in Colorado: It’s Not Too Late

The New Year is right around the corner, and although employers have been grappling with the pandemic and a new way of doing business, some...

Strategies to Improve Diversity Recruiting

Often, diversity recruiting rises to the top of the list for organizations implementing, formalizing, or expanding a diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) plan. Recruiting, of...

Public Sector Dress Codes and the Constitution

One of my colleagues, Allison Moore, wrote a great article about neutral messaging policies in the private sector, and it has proved to be prescient....

The Retirement Race Gap

The earnings and wealth gaps between whites and minorities are enormous, according to numerous sources, including SHRM and the Center for Retirement Research at Boston...