Alexis Davis is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Analyst with Biddle Consulting Group, with two years’ experience developing Affirmative Action Plans and consulting on all Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and compliance matters with her federal contractor client base. While Alexis is passionate about bridging the gap for underutilized groups in employment and employment practices, she is also a proud military spouse, with a unique perspective to offer government contractors and organizations. She has seen the struggles veterans face while entering the civilian workforce and knows first-hand how military spouses are impacted in the workplace as well.
Thursday, Aug. 3
Inclusive Practices for Veterans, Military Members, and Military Spouses
Julia Mendez Achee, Chevron/Biddle Consulting Group and Alexis Davis, Biddle Consulting Group
Under VEVRAA and USERRA, organizations are required to take affirmative action in attracting protected veterans and ensure harassment and discrimination does not occur for veterans, military members, and their spouses. During this session, you will:
• Hear about workplace challenges faced by military members and spouses
• Discuss steps an organization can implement to build an inclusive environment for veterans, reservists, guard members, and military spouses.
• Learn ways to successfully recruit this demographic