Global Companies Celebrate DEI Leadership, Despite “Anti-Woke” Rumblings

By |2023-10-24T00:57:55-04:00October 24th, 2023|Anti-racism News, Ryley Learning News|

Diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) topped the agenda as hundreds of global companies flocked to West Palm Beach, Florida in February. It was a thrill and real vote of confidence for Ryley Learning to win a silver medal for our eLearning course "Anti-Racism for Workplaces," among major players at this top industry conference. Influencers at this annual Human

Creativity = Learning That Resonates

By |2023-02-05T14:25:05-05:00January 17th, 2023|Anti-racism News, Ryley Learning News|

  How did our content become award-winning? I'd say its: an expert panel setting the curriculum brilliant course designers, animators, producers, and ... voice actors who are comedians! Wait - what? Comedians? For such serious messaging? Yes! Actor and comedian Kris Siddiqi cast and directed the voicing for Ryley Learning's "Anti-Racism for Workplaces" course. Kris picked outstanding people – comedians with lived experience of discrimination –

Happy New Year From “Future Generation”!

By |2023-02-05T14:25:11-05:00January 2nd, 2023|Anti-racism News, Ryley Learning News|

The team as seen in our "Anti-Racism for Workplaces" course: Clockwise from left, the "lead characters": Mark, Kay, Maria, Ellen, Lina, Sharon, Greg, Monica.   Flemingdon Food Bank Donation Ryley Learning has made a donation to Flemingdon Food Bank in Toronto in honour of our customers and partners. The food bank distributes fresh and shelf-stable

Downsides to In-Person Training

By |2023-02-05T14:26:07-05:00July 20th, 2022|Anti-racism News, Ryley Learning News|

Workplace leaders are urgently looking for effective solutions to tackle systemic discrimination and harassment. Training is a critical plank of a successful Diversity, Equity & Inclusion strategy. The desire to gather in-person for training (after all this time) is understandable. And having open dialogue about harassment and discrimination is a good approach.  However, there can be unexpected

DIY Anti-Racism Training? The Pitfalls of Internal eLearning Solutions

By |2023-02-05T14:26:15-05:00July 28th, 2021|Anti-racism News, Ryley Learning News|

Workplace leaders are looking for solutions to tackle systemic racism. Training via eLearning is not a “cure-all”, but it is a critical plank in your anti-racism strategy. Waves of highly publicized reports of current and historical racism continue, and your employees, shareholders, and customers expected action yesterday. But don’t let this urgency cloud your thinking about the

It’s About Time for Anti-Racism Training

By |2023-02-05T14:26:33-05:00April 15th, 2021|Anti-racism News, Ryley Learning News|

Take concrete steps to address systemic racism in your workplace. Workplace leaders are looking for effective ways to tackle systemic racism. Below are three reasons why you need to rollout impactful Anti-Racism training in your workplace – now. REGISTER FOR MORE INFO ON ANTI-RACISM TRAINING   Reason #1: New Expectations Political Climate & Employee

“The Mounties Always Get Their Man: Unless He’s a Harasser”

By |2023-02-05T14:26:40-05:00December 30th, 2020|Ryley Learning News, Sexual Harassment News|

A damning report on Canada’s largest police force was recently released by former Supreme Court of Canada judge, The Honourable Michel Bastarache, C.C. Q.C. “`Broken Dreams, Broken Lives’: The Devastating Effects of Sexual Harassment on Women in the RCMP” concludes that the culture of the RCMP is toxic, and tolerates misogynistic and homophobic attitudes among leaders and members. Bastarache

What can NFL Football teach employers about how to deal with sexual harassment? (A headline I never expected to write)

By |2023-02-05T14:26:58-05:00September 15th, 2020|Ryley Learning News, Sexual Harassment News|

After years of resistance, the formerly-named "Washington Redskins" have finally dropped their racist team name and are looking for a new mascot. But beyond rebranding, the newly minted "Washington Football Club" is also scrambling to tackle allegations of sexual harassment levelled this summer by more than 40 female employees. That will take far more than a

US Supreme Court’s Recent LGBTQ+ Decision: What It Means for Your Workplace

By |2023-02-05T14:27:05-05:00June 23rd, 2020|Ryley Learning News, Sexual Harassment News|

Bottom line: An employer who fires an individual merely for being gay or transgender violates Title VII. On May 15, 2020, the US Supreme Court ruled that the prohibitions against discrimination “because of sex” contained in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 extend to protect gay and transgender employees against workplace discrimination.

About Bay Ryley, Employment + Human Rights Lawyer, Founder Ryley Learning

By |2023-02-05T14:27:11-05:00January 13th, 2020|Ryley Learning News|

Bay Ryley is an employment and human rights lawyer and the founder of Ryley Learning, a digital eLearning company with a focus on corporate sexual harassment training. As featured in Be the Next Her: A modern-day career blog for women, by women. What is your morning routine? Lots of domestic stuff. Make smoothies and

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