"Room For Improvement"
Research Report: Room for Improvement
The state of diversity, equity and inclusion in staffing
One of the most enduring legacies of the past year is the renewed focus on social issues, inequality and injustices, which the Covid-19 health crisis and the resulting economic downturn only served to exacerbate. While countless organizations made public commitments to
diversity and equitable treatment for all employees, the pandemic highlights glaring inequities that organizations are still challenged to acknowledge and address. Staffing companies have not been entirely at the leading edge when it comes to diversity, equity and inclusion. In SIA’s “North America Staffing Company Survey 2020,” we asked which current compliance issues staffing companies are concerned about. In the sample of 341 firms, just 27% ranked diversity and inclusion as a concern for their companies, outranking just “other.”