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    CPD: supporting transgender people in work

    In the second article in her two-part series, Dawn Wyvern looks at practical ways employers, with the help of occupational… The post CPD: supporting transgender people in work appeared first on Personnel Today. Source Article More

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    Sellafield accused of ‘toxic culture’ of bullying

    Sellafield nuclear site employs around 10,000 staffAndrew Findlay / Alamy Stock Photo A ‘toxic culture’ of sexual harassment, racial abuse and homophobic bullying has been uncovered at nuclear site Sellafield. In a letter leaked to the BBC, whistleblowers from the organisation’s ethnic minority staff network said there were “shocking stories” of racial abuse, while other […] More

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    LGBT+ workers experience higher levels of conflict at work

    Higher proportions of LGB+ and trans workers have experienced harassment at workShutterstock More than four in 10 LGB+ workers have experienced a work-based conflict in the last year, with this proportion rising to 55% for trans workers. These are the findings of a survey by the CIPD that found LGBT+ workers generally experience higher levels […] More

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    Employment law in limbo: Key proposals to resurrect in 2021

    Redundancy protection during pregnancy and maternity is likely to be extended to six months after return to workPhoto: Roman Samborskyi/Alamy Many proposed employment law changes that the government has put forward in the last few years have stalled, mainly as a result of the focus on Brexit and the coronavirus pandemic. Which proposals could be […] More

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    Personnel Today is launching a new email newsletter focusing on all aspects of diversity and inclusion. Subscribe below to receive the latest D&I news including topics such as: the gender pay gap social mobility ethnic diversity equal pay case law age discrimination LGBT+ in the workplace unconscious bias – and much more. Rob Moss, Personnel […] More

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    Pay issues, harassment and safety risks blight cleaning sector

    Shutterstock Issues with pay, dangerous working conditions and sexual harassment are ‘endemic’ in the cleaning sector, and organisations – especially client companies – should use their position of power to intervene where they believe workers are being poorly treated, a report suggests. Sixty-one per cent of cleaners polled by Focus on Labour Exploitation (FLEX) experienced […] More

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    CIPD ACE: Focus on listening skills to encourage ‘speak up’ culture

    Leaders need to ensure they are approachable Photo: Shutterstock To create a true ‘speak up’ culture, organisations need to stop trying to fix individuals’ behaviours and focus on how leaders listen to employees, according to a leadership and organisational dialogue expert. Speaking on the second day of the CIPD’s Annual Conference & Exhibition, Megan Reitz, […] More