Embracing the Full Potential of Your Workforce

Global realities and shifting demographic trends require employers to navigate new dynamics in the workplace. Organizations that embrace effective diversity and inclusion practices and programming advance toward success as they maximize the full potential of their employees. By fostering a welcoming environment, competitive employers attract and, most important, retain exceptional contributors with diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences. Achieving these goals remains a challenge for many organizations. We are here to help.

Uniquely positioned in employment law and cross-cultural capabilities, Littler possesses an exceptional ability to respond to the human resource challenges of an ever-evolving workforce. We are more than respected consultants. We’re also attorneys who bring to bear decades of employment law experience. We combine these fortes to deliver legally compliant diversity and inclusion guidance and services. We spearhead initiatives from design through execution, resulting in advice and training that is precise, practical and persuasive. 

What We Do

Our comprehensive suite of services will address your organizational needs along the full diversity and inclusion continuum. Among our specific products, training and consulting services are these:

  • Evaluate current or proposed policies and procedures and recommend legally compliant adjustments, where necessary.
  • Review benchmarks of cultural competency within your organization.
  • Support workplace inclusion through formation of mission statements, diversity councils and/or affinity networks.
  • Conduct cultural assessments.
  • Design and delivery of educational workshops for members of all organizational levels.
  • Diversity & Inclusion Video Channel, offering enterprise licensing for video vignettes that depict real-life diversity challenges. 

When it comes to diversity and inclusion, the tone is typically set at the top. To this end, we offer cultural awareness and best-practices services targeted at the executive level. Our leadership services include the following: 

  • Executive orientation sessions that assist leaders with guidance in determining next steps for a meaningful diversity initiative.
  • Leadership group sessions that educate and expose cultural differences and recommend processes that legally mitigate challenges or conflicts within work groups.
  • One-on-one coaching sessions that address and rehabilitate troubling behaviors of executives who hold crucial positions within an organization.
  • Turn-key design of diversity training programs for self-driven, in-house use.
  • Train-the-trainer services for a company’s in-house facilitators. 

Our Approach

As consultants, Littler’s diversity and inclusion team facilitates cultural competency within a range of organizations – from small businesses to corporations with national and global operations. What sets our team apart is the legal component attached to all of our services. As attorneys with a rich understanding of employment law, we deliver diversity and inclusion services that fully conform to all local, state and federal regulations. We are your one-stop-shop for workplace diversity and inclusion. 

Better Together

Supporting a diverse and inclusive culture requires ongoing attention – particularly as both your talent corps and business dynamics evolve. At Littler, we pledge to meet you wherever you are on your company’s diversity journey, and we will partner with you to achieve those goals in a robust yet legally compliant way.

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