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Workforce Diversity

Big Problems Require Big Solutions: The Federal Government's Bold Diversity Initiative

Maggie Werner-Washburne | Posted 01.09.2015 | Latino Voices
Maggie Werner-Washburne

It is my hope that with Intel and NIH leading the way, 2015 will see significant advancements in concrete investments and strategy to actualize our long struggle for equal representation in STEM.

Tim Cook Is 'Not Satisfied' With Apple Workforce Diversity

Reuters | By Christina Farr | Posted 10.12.2014 | Technology

By Christina Farr SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc on Tuesday released a report on employee diversity, and its numbers are similar t...

The Moment Is NOW for Professional Sports to Ban LGBT Discrimination

John Fitzgerald Gates, Ph.D. | Posted 08.18.2014 | Sports
John Fitzgerald Gates, Ph.D.

Professional sports commissioners and team owners should follow President Obama's lead and ban LGBT discrimination on the field and in the locker room, in boardrooms and contracting, among fans and employees -- and they should do it now, in this national month of Gay Pride.

Section 3 Rehab Needed

Laura Barrett | Posted 11.24.2013 | Politics
Laura Barrett

When the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee announced back in 2011 that they would be conducting $82 million dollar rehab of the state's large...

Record Job Bias Complaints Point To Diversity In Workforce

AP | By SAM HANANEL | Posted 01.24.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Federal job discrimination complaints rose to an all-time high last year, led by an increase in bias charges based on religion and natio...

Coming to Terms With the Minority High Tech Employment Gap

David Honig | Posted 09.27.2011 | Technology
David Honig

Though the number of Blacks, Hispanics, and women working in the high tech sector has risen over the last decade, the high tech workforce remains worryingly homogenous.