4 Reasons Why You Should NOT Consider Paying ERG Leaders

There’s one really strong reason why you should pay ERG Leaders

Find out why I’ve got even more reasons why you shouldn’t

Here are some key topics covered from this episode:

  • Why paying ERG Leaders causes issues with other members
  • Why talking about paying ERG Leaders is misleading
  • The thing that all ERG Leaders really want and much more

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Here are some key takeaways from this episode: 

ERG Leaders are doing voluntary work  

“ERG work is voluntary work

ERG work, is work but it is voluntary work

We can all agree that the nature of voluntary work is unpaid”

ERG Leaders aren’t motivated by money   

I can tell you from speaking with and working with ERG Leaders all over the world.

It’s one of the most inspirational experiences you can have in Diversity and Inclusion because the good ones are real and I mean real leaders”

ERG Leaders are being short changed   

“I just told you they don’t want money but what do they want?

What do the members want?

Because if they’re asking you for money it means in truth, you’re not giving them something else”

Here are some resources so you can go deeper: 

ERGs take extra work. Should employees be paid extra for participating?

How to pay your ERG leaders

LinkedIn to pay its ERG leaders

Are You Paying Your ERG Leads?

The Case for Not Paying Leaders of Employee Resource Groups

Professor Theresa Welbourne

Crafting an Identity: An Examination of the Lived Experiences of Minority Racial and Ethnic Individuals in the Workplace

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