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Aariel Holmes

Aariel Holmes

Lecturer in Law

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699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA

Last Updated: August 15, 2018




Aariel Holmes manages global human resources compliance for Salesforce.com, Inc. a cloud computing company headquartered in San Francisco, California with over 30,000 employees and offices in more than 27 countries. Holmes advises internal business partners on HR compliance issues that arise throughout the employee lifecycle. Prior to joining Salesforce.com, Inc., she managed global human resources compliance for Holland America Group a branch of Carnival Corporation & plc.

Holmes is a Los Angeles native and currently resides in the Bay Area. She obtained her JD from Howard University School of Law where she externed for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and served as president of the Public Interest Law Society. Holmes holds a BA in Business Administration from Loyola Marymount University, and is certified by the HR Certification Institute (HRCI) as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).

Holmes teaches online Human Resource Compliance for USC Gould’s LLM and MSL programs.
  

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The Tribune
December 6, 2018
Re: Elyn Saks

Elyn Saks was quoted in an article exploring the economic and social costs that occur due to the mistreatment of persons suffering from mental illness. "Thirty years ago, I was given a diagnosis of Schizophrenia," she said. "My prognosis was ‘grave’: I would never live independently, hold a job, find a loving partner, or get married. My home would be a board-and-care facility, my days spent watching TV in a day room with other people debilitated by mental illness.” The author of the article went on to discuss the ways that people dealing with mental health issues should be cared for, arguing that they "have the right to live with dignity just as anyone with diabetes or hypertension or heart disease. Mental illness, after all, is an illness like any other."

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