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    December 6, 2019 Breakfast Meeting - "LGBTQ+ Inclusivity in the Workplace"

    Date: December 6, 2019, 7:30am – 9:30am
    Downingtown Country Club
    Pre-Paid Rates: Member: $30.00/ Guests: $45.00/ In-Transition: $20/ Students: $25.00
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    Presented By: Terald Montgomery

    The times are changing!  Gone are the days of hiding your true self – these days, employees in the LGBTQ+ community want to bring their whole selves to work and celebrate what makes them unique.  However, this can pose a new set of challenges, for both HR and associates.

    This one hour information session is designed to prepare HR professionals on different ways to foster a more inclusive culture to the LGBTQ+ community within their organizations. Everything from what words / terms to use, what ones to avoid, and how HR can help change the tone of gender & identity inclusivity in the workplace will be reviewed. Questions are encouraged – this presentation is designed to be a discussion on best practices, respect and education on LGTBQ+ issues and concerns.   

    As a result, members will be able to create a more diverse and inclusive culture within their organizations by:

    • re-writing policies and handbooks that include language geared towards people within the LGBTQ+ community
    • training business partners on sensitivity around LGBTQ+ issues and vocabulary that fosters inclusivity.

    About The Speaker:

    Terald Montgomery has spent the last five years within the Human Resources field, with a focus on Recruiting, Diversity & Inclusion, Employee Relation, and innovative retention practices. Currently, Terald works as a Human Resources Generalist supporting over 300 employees within the Distribution and Manufacturing industry.

    Approved for 1.25 SHRM PDCs
    Approved for 1.25 HRCI General Credits

    Thank you to our December Meeting Sponsor: