Inclusion

Nationwide effort seeks to promote diversity and overhaul hiring practices

Nationwide effort seeks to promote diversity and overhaul hiring practices

Nearly two dozen award recipients and finalists will be honored at the ‘Thrive Together’ event

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To achieve a diverse workplace, you must start with inclusion.

A young, diligent man I know came to the Seattle area from Mexico as a toddler. Permitted recently to work legally under former President Obama’s DREAM Act, the young man found a job at a used-car dealership. With bilingual skills and personal charm, he sold several cars in his first weeks on the job. Sadly, his employer took advantage of anti-immigrant sentiment stirred up by President Donald Trump to fire the young man, depriving him of commissions he was owed.