July 21st, 2021
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM PDT

As diversity, equity, and inclusion take center stage in the HR landscape, challenges emerge. What are the EEO and ADA considerations employers need to keep in mind as we consider returning to work and leverage telework? How can employers harmonize diversity efforts and affirmative action to mutually support each other? What are the common pitfalls and best practices when it comes to diversity training? What are the legal considerations to think of when using personality tests, using AI, or implementing diversity-focused mentorship and leadership programs? The former heads of the two federal agencies enforcing EEO and nondiscrimination regulations weigh in on the tough questions that employers are wrestling with today.

Join Craig Leen, Circa Board Member and former Director, Office of Federal Contracts Compliance Programs and Victoria Lipnic, former Chair of EEOC, as they discuss and provide insight into these challenging and sticky topics, help us navigate common pitfalls, understand legal standards and considerations, share best practices, and more.

Discussion Topics:

  • Return to work and role of telework
  • Harmonizing Diversity and Affirmative Action
  • Avoiding Diversity training common pitfalls
  • Use of personality assessments in employment decisions
  • Use of AI in selection and hiring
  • Equity vis-à-vis equality: legal considerations
  • Neurodiversity at work
  • What companies can do to address Intersectionality

Craig Leen, former Director of OFCCP and Circa Board Member
Victoria Lipnic, former Commissioner & (Acting) Chair, EEOC
Roselle Rogers, Vice President, Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion, Circa