Equal Opportunity Employer
An organization must not discriminate against any employee whether current or potential, on the grounds of religion, race, sex, color, ethnic background etc. All policies and procedures must be neutral to these factors. Not following this policy will prevent the organization in scaling up.
An organization must not allow discrimination amongst itÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¾Ã‚Â¢s employees based on factors such as sex, religion, race, ethnic background etc. The organization must remain neutral to all such factors when it comes to interacting with employees and ensure that all employees treat each other equally too. This needs to be implemented in current and potential employment. Being an equal opportunity employer is crucial to support diversity in the workforce. Not being an equal opportunity employer can deprive the organization from getting good talent from the market since bright people exist everywhere. In some ways, it also ensures that the thinking in the organization always stays free, fresh and unbiased. Moreover, ignoring this crucial aspect can malign the image of the organization in the job market which can deprive it of good professionals. Thus, it can significantly stunt long term performance and output of the organization. HR department plays a pivotal role in execution of this strategy.