Connie Almond Managing Counsel, Labor and Employment at Toyota Motor North America, Inc. Connie Almond is managing counsel in the labor and employment law group for Toyota Motor North America, Inc., a mobility company headquartered in Plano, TX. My Articles Diversity and Inclusion Employment and Labor Are You Biased? We’re all biased. And before we can change, we need to understand common bias types and patterns encountered in the workplace. Diversity and Inclusion Employment and Labor An Employment Lawyer’s Guide to Leaning In on DEI Employment lawyers have been complicit by being too cautious. Follow these steps to help your company move forward. Diversity and Inclusion Employment and Labor Redefine “Qualified” Candidates to Supercharge Your Team Assemble a diverse team with these three upgrades to your recruitment process. Diversity and Inclusion Small Matters: A Different Approach to DEI When it comes to making progress in diversity, equity, and inclusion, start with small tangible actions. Employment and Labor How to Combat COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy As governments around the world roll out COVID-19 vaccines, here’s how employers can convince hesitant employees that there’s no harm in getting the shot.