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Tag Archives: diversity

Training can reinforce inclusive workplace policies

Not every company offers diversity training, but in today’s changing economic and political climate every business can benefit from it. While laws ban discriminatory hiring practices based on race, age or gender, workplace diversity or sensitivity training is a proactive step designed to create an environment where everyone feels comfortable and accepted. Feeling safe at work translates into the potential ...

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Changing course: Golf club owners focus on diversity, inclusion

After her experience on a York County golf course made national headlines, Sandra Thompson and her golfing partners were asked to attend a meeting of golf-course owners where issues of racial sensitivity were discussed. Thompson said the meeting allowed the women to share the experience with the owners’ group, with the hope of avoiding similar incidents. Police were called on ...

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Pocono chamber forming LGBTQ Business Council

Mike Moreno

Mike Moreno, a regional coordinator with the Pocono Chamber of Commerce in Monroe County, is working to form the committee for the chamber's newly established LGBTQ Business Council. Moreno is also corralling local businesses owned by members of the LGBTQ community or allied with them.

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