The issues of anti-discrimination and diversity are also becoming increasingly important in working life. Because even in working life there are always cases where people are discriminated against. There are several reasons why people can be discriminated against. These include, for example, gender, religion, origin, language, sexual orientation, disability or age. Therefore it is important that you also deal with the topic of anti-discrimination in your company.
Diversity means diversity – because people are unique, different and yet the same. Diversity is about dealing with social diversity in a conscious and appreciative manner.
In Bremerhaven, there are various consultations and training courses on the topic of diversity, which in some cases are even free of charge for companies. Get advice. Support for the cultural opening of your company can be found, for example, in intercultural organizational consulting and support.
Frequently asked questions
There are various ways in which you can integrate anti-discrimination and diversity issues into your company. They can take part in training courses, set up an in-house complaints office, set up a diversity management unit or take other, smaller measures. Many Muslims work in your company? How would it be, for example, if you offered a retreat for prayer or if you celebrated the breaking of the fast together with your employees? Get support from an advice center on this topic as well.
Under the general equal treatment act (AGG), every company in Germany is obliged to set up a complaints office. This way, everyone in your company who feels discriminated against has a contact person to whom he or she can go. At the complaints office, complaints are heard and examined and those affected are advised. If the complaint proves to be justified, countermeasures (under labor law) must be taken as quickly as possible. You can also see more about the topic of complaint centers in this film by ADA. If you have questions about the Complaints Office, you can seek advice from ADA.
With the intercultural opening it concerns that all humans have the chance to participate in the social interaction. In this film you will learn more about intercultural opening. On the subject of intercultural opening, you can, for example, receive support from intercultural organizational consulting and support.
If you have questions on the topic of anti-discrimination or would like to do a workshop on anti-discrimination, for example, you can contact ADA. If you need support in intercultural opening processes in your company, you can turn to intercultural organizational consulting and support.