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This Week in Work: Busting D&I Misconceptions, Bridging the Divide Between Generations and Levi’s Announces Paid Family Leave

Welcome to our weekly roundup of important workplace news, top media trends, current events and the latest from Limeade. At Limeade, we’re busy staying up to date with current events that impact employees and the workplace. This Week in Work highlights the latest industry news so you can be in the know, while at work.

This Week in Work:

1. Biggest D&I Misconception

In an article in CNBC by Jennifer Liu, the Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer at SAP shares her perspective on the biggest misconception about D&I in the workplace.

2. Addressing Coronavirus

As the Coronavirus continues to dominate headlines employers can take steps to help support and inform employees.

3. PSBJ Innovator of the Year Awards

Limeade CEO Henry Albrecht shares his advice on how to ‘Let ideas flow, test them, break them and iterate’ in Puget Sound Business Journal interview for being recognized as a 2020 Innovator of the Year.

4. Workers worry their careers may suffer if they use flexible work options

Nearly 30% of respondents to a Deloitte survey said they’d worry about using flexible work options because of the potential consequences to their professional growth and lack of trust from leadership.

5. Limeade reaches gender parity goal, doubles down on diversity and inclusion

Limeade CEO Henry Albrecht shares all about our diversity and inclusion efforts at Limeade.

6. Levi’s introduces paid family leave for workers

Levi’s just announced that benefit-eligible employees will now receive eight weeks of paid time off each year to care for an immediate family member who has a serious health condition.

7. 6 podcasts that will make you smarter

Fast Company shares six podcasts that are “sure to sharpen your smarts.”

8. OK Millennials, Boomers Could be Your Greatest Allies

Amanda De La Mater, Strategic Account Executive at Limeade shares her thoughts on ageism in the workplace. “Organizations need to develop a deeper understanding of what each generation brings to the table and the impact ageism has on both the organization and employees,” says De La Mater.

Thanks for tuning in to This Week in Work — see you next week!