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HR Steps Up to Make Work Sites a Better PlaceBy CIOAdvisor Apac | Friday, November 08, 2019
Rules and regulations shape the workroom with the affable and harmonious environment.
FREMONT, CA: “Transparency and compliance with the law are factors of further development,” as said by Christian Wolff, is a motto every HR has to go through and know when being one. The position with many complex features has to go through many facets, each being very crucial. Some of which include Unity in Diversity, Technology, and Legitimacy.
Bringing together into a whole picture, diversity, and inclusion was less in the past, which was outnumbered when it reached 2019. At present, the companies work in a platform where Baby Boomers and Generations X, Y, Z all meet at work each day. Coming from the multi-generation and multi-cultural aspect, especially firms that have global access where people work in a diverse atmosphere.
Taking diversity and inclusion as two sides of coins, while the one side covers the multi-cultural and professional background, the second side covers the factors like gender, race and veterans and disabled and groups and individuals with Intellectual and Development Disabilities (IDDs). Compliance does look a challenging force when applying to Diversity and Inclusion. This challenge is met when the company embraces all cultures of different countries, especially if the company has access to other countries. Building an atmosphere where the workplace is accessible for all the employees without any cultural and gender bias is the solution here. It also means ensuring that the workers have proper access to technology too.
HR works in a digital space that means being compliant with the rules and regulations related to technology usage. While working in a tech platform, the company ensures some ground rules while using the technology like the restrictions in the usage of digital devices such as tablets or laptops, and whether any loopholes allow employees to sexually harass another employee over email or to send inappropriate jokes over the company internal messaging systems. Rules for such issues are placing tech stopgaps like email filters.
Speaking of legal, the most problematic area encompasses the two areas of technology and diversity and inclusion. HR attempts their best way to bring all these together and make the workplace a better one.
Legal compliance is a massive undertaking. In some cases, firms hire consultants to take care of legal compliance. Failing to ensure all these aspects of compliance on all levels can open the company up to any litigation, or fines.