Victoria Day (and other stats) – Let’s Take a Moment of Pause

Employers who want to build welcoming, inclusive workspaces are turning their attention to holidays. Research shows that the standard calendar year of statutory holidays may commemorate events that are alienating for many team members, while overlooking days that are meaningful in their lives. Other employees might face barriers to participation or a sense of alienation around certain holidays or events.

As an increasing number of team members are seeking alternatives to the “one size fits all” approach, they must often navigate many complex factors. Employment law, HR policies, and organizational structures and cultures are all involved in how an organization approaches holidays.

Promotion Policies with an Equity Lens

At HRx, we developed a guide ‘Promotion Policies with an Equity Lens’ to offer practical advice on how to create and implement a promotion policy that is truly equitable. This guide was developed using the HRx Equity Lens Framework and aims to help organizations reduce the advancement gap for marginalized groups who disproportionately face barriers in the promotion process and work towards adopting equitable practices that build diverse, high-performing teams.