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This Week in Work: Toxic Workplace Allegations, DEI Engagement and Redefining HR

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. Breaking silence

An article in Fast Company shares how some women are standing up and rejecting or breaking NDAs to speak out.

2. Pinterest toxic workplace

Former Pinterest COO has published allegations that the company suffers from hostile, misogynistic work environment.

3. Why white men aren’t getting involved in D&I

An article in Quartz, delves into a new report on what white majority men think of DEI efforts — and that in order to get them more engaged, DEI efforts need to be positioned as critical business objectives.

4. Share drivers in California now employees

Uber and Lyft were ordered by a California court on Monday to reclassify their drivers in the state as employees.

5. Relationships and well-being are top leadership concerns amid pandemic

A recent report found that amid the pandemic, leaders are more concerned with the ability to form connections and relationships with team members as well as managing their well-being, than they are with productivity.

6. Redefining HR for the future

One HR influencer shares how the pandemic has provided HR professionals a virtual seat at the executive table and how this is an opportunity to fundamentally redefine HR of the future. 

7. Positive company culture increases retention

A recent report from Limeade found that only 31% of 1,000 employees surveyed strongly agreed the company they work for cares about them as individuals and 33% have left a job as a result.

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