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Whirlpool Veterans Honored With Luncheon

By Tony Wittkowski
Article

BENTON HARBOR — Shenita Patterson didn’t know her experience in the Army would come into play when she joined Whirlpool Corp.

Four years after joining the company’s employee resource group for veterans, Patterson is appreciative of what the appliance maker has done to make her feel more at home.

'It's My Aim to Make a Difference' Says De Beers Group's Trizelle Olivier

Human Resources’ Trizelle Olivier talks about the challenges a woman in mining can face in achieving a work-life balance.
Blog

I started at Namdeb in July 2013, working as a temp receptionist. In December that same year, I became permanent as the Human Resources Business Partner.

During my first year at the University of Stellenbosch, although having a bursary, I still struggled with funds to complete my studies. One of Namdeb’s plant managers approached me and, at his own personal cost, assisted me to get through my studies. That made me realise that the philosophy of sustainability and developing people are imprinted in Namdeb’s employees.

For Sixth Consecutive Year, Human Rights Campaign Names MGM Resorts International One of the “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality”

Press Release
LAS VEGAS, November 14, 2017 /3BL Media/– A prominent benchmarking organization has rated MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) as among the nation’s leading companies for workplace equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) employees. 
 

Aramark Once Again Named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality

Company earns 100 percent on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s corporate equality index
Press Release

November 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Aramark, a global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms, received a perfect score of 100 percent for the fourth consecutive year on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. Aramark joins the ranks of 609 major U.S. businesses which also earned top marks this year.

VIDEO | An Update on Cisco’s Veterans Program

by Michael Veysey, Director of Corporate Affairs
Blog

Cisco is a strong supporter of veterans, and we are committed to helping them transition to the civilian work force. On this Veterans Day, I’d like to thank all Cisco employee veterans for their service and recognize their valuable role in making Cisco a Military Times Magazine “2017 Military-Friendly Employer.”

Brave the Ask: Courage, Diversity and Equal Representation in Tech

Two of Benevity's resident, self-aware tech talents reconvene to discuss their experience in the industry
Blog

At Benevity, we encourage our team to be bold, and the bravery required to do so doesn't escape us. Rosemary Sanchez, a People Leader for the Web Software Development team and Bailey Copithorne, a User Experience Designer, share their individual (and sometimes surprisingly similar) experiences as women in the technology sector.

The following is the continuation of a question-fueled repartee between two of Benevity’s best and brightest. They continue to prove bold enough to "brave the ask"; and what’s more? To share their answers.

Consumers Energy Receives Perfect Score in National Corporate Equality Index

One of 14 Michigan Employers Recognized for LGBTQ Workplace Equality
Press Release

JACKSON, Mich., November 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Consumers Energy has received a perfect score on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index, a national survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

Consumers Energy was one of 14 Michigan companies with a 100 percent score on the annual survey. It was also one of 17 energy providers in the U.S. to receive top marks.

Port Angeles Safeway Wins Governor’s Award

Article

The Port Angeles Safeway on Lincoln Street was honored as the Governor’s 2017 Medium Private Employer of the Year for its efforts in hiring people with disabilities.

Mike LaGrange, who manages the store, said he was honored to receive the award. “It was amazing and it was humbling to listen to all the people with disabilities and understand what they overcame and what it means to them,” LaGrange said.

The Safeway employs 13 people with developmental disabilities who are supported by community organizations, making up nearly 10 percent of the approximately 160 employees.

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