Diverse Holidays Companies Should Acknowledge/Recognize in 2021

Diverse Holidays Companies Should Acknowledge/Recognize in 2021

As we usher in the new year, one of the most important lessons we should carry with us from last year is the value of diversity, inclusion and equity at work. A 2020 study by McKinsey & Company found that only one third of companies are making real gains when it comes to diversity and inclusion. As employers strive to become more diverse this means that there’s potentially a wider range of holidays/celebrations your current (and future) employees might participate in. One of the best ways to engage with employees is by simply asking them what holidays they’d want to see acknowledged in the workplace. While this article won’t be delving into more widely recognized days such as Christmas, here are eight diverse holidays your employees might be interested in seeing recognized this year.

Chinese New Year – February 12

Chinese New Year is a festival that marks the start of the new year on the traditional lunar calendar. In Chinese astrology, each year is represented by an anima...

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