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Julia Mendez Achee

HR Policy & Employment Compliance Counselor - Chevron, Distinguished Fellow -Biddle Consulting Group

Julia Méndez Achée is the HR Policy & Employment Compliance Counselor for Chevron. She also is a Distinguished Fellow for Biddle Consulting Group Institute for Workforce Development. Since 1995, she has assisted with preparing affirmative action reports and DEI reports, reviewing company policies and processes, as well as training on topics related to EEO compliance, affirmative action programs, and diversity/inclusion topics. She is particularly passionate about consulting and training on inclusive practices for individuals with disabilities as well as veterans, military, and military spouses.

3:15 PM – 4:30 PM

Thursday, Aug. 3

Workshop 1

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