In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s momentous ruling this summer on the use of affirmative action in college admissions, many companies may wonder what it means for their affirmative action and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) programs. At the moment, from a purely legal perspective, the answer is nothing directly. The Decision and […]
A conservative legal group on Wednesday urged a U.S. anti-discrimination agency to investigate Kellogg over workplace diversity policies that it says are unlawful, and accused the cereal maker of sexualizing its products. This is the second complaint filed this week against a company by America First Legal, a nonprofit run by Stephen Miller, who was […]
By Daniel Wiessner (Reuters) – A conservative legal group on Wednesday urged a U.S. anti-discrimination agency to investigate Kellogg Co over workplace diversity policies that it says are unlawful, and accused the cereal maker of sexualizing its products. This is the second complaint filed this week against a company by America First Legal, a nonprofit […]
SALISBURY, Ct. – Diversity and inclusion efforts show signs of stalling after years of progress, according to a recent survey by the World Federation of Advertisers (WFA). It also found differences of opinion about inclusion efforts among different levels of management. “When you see that there are more changes felt and seen by the C-suite […]
Acumatica’s VP of Global Support, Aliya Rakimgulova, discusses how to provide outstanding customer and partner support, why diversity is important, how to create a strong team, and what it means to lead a majority female team in the tech industry. Q. Tell us about your career journey and what led you to Acumatica. A. Technical […]
By Melissa Noel · Democratic leaders are rejecting the idea that measures to promote diversity, equality, and inclusion at workplaces constitute unlawful discrimination. Thirteen Republican attorneys general previously warned that corporations could face severe legal penalties for discriminating against different groups, even for legitimate reasons, according to Politico. They specifically criticized quotas, citing the Supreme Court’s […]
The Supreme Court’s decisions not only dealt a blow to the higher-education system, but to America’s private sector as well.
Howard Sacarob, head of U.S. tax at Royal Bank of Canada and executive sponsor of RBC’s PRIDE employee resource group, joined Nate Carden, David Farhat and our “GILTI Conscience” team…
In a survey by Beamery, 3 out of 4 companies rated every aspect of DEI listed as a priority within their organization. In today’s evolving work landscape, workplace diversity and inclusion have become crucial topics of discussion. Companies are recognizing that fostering a diverse and inclusive environment not only benefits their employees but also contributes […]
ChatGPT and other AI tech have been in the news a lot these days. This fascinating short film from Private Island explores the implications of trusting %
American companies have spent decades attempting to make workplaces more diverse. However, it’s safe to say the results have been mixed at best. For example, the tech industry is still 70% male and 57% white, according to an When you climb up the ladder in any business, diversity plummets. One study by found that 95% of […]
Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) has become increasingly important to corporate culture. How diverse a company is speaks of its gender, racial, demographic, and cultural tolerance – all of which play into the employer brand, company culture, and employee experience. We’ve aggregated the most recent and insightful workplace diversity statistics that, we believe, business leaders […]
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(SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.) — NEWS: Thinkzilla Consulting has joined the growing coalition pledging to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace. One of more than 2,400 CEOs that have come together for CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion, Dr. Velma Trayham is committing herself and Thinkzilla to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace. By signing […]
RED BLUFF — Dignity Health Tuesday announced it had been recognized as one of America’s Greatest Workplaces for Diversity 2023 by Newsweek and Plant-A Insights Group. The recognition includes three north state hospitals, St. Elizabeth Community Hospital, Mercy Medical Center Redding and Mercy Medical Center Mt. Shasta. Dignity, according to a press release issued Tuesday […]
Texas governor Greg Abbott’s chief of staff recently issued a memo attacking diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives in the workplace (and offices that support them) as problematic and discriminatory against unnamed groups. This was on the back of Florida’s efforts, blocked for now, to quash DEI workplace training programs, and moves by Florida governor […]
The Ithaca College National Association of Black Accountants and Beta Alpha Psi, an accounting, finance and business honor society, invited , interim dean of the Zicklin School of Business at CUNY Baruch College and professor in the Stan Ross Department of Accountancy, to speak at their meeting. Davis-Friday discussed diversity, equity and inclusion in the […]
Apple Towson Town Center, Maryland Despite Apple’s push for more diversity and inclusion in its workspace, a new report from the Communications Workers of America indicates the company may still be falling short. The Communications Workers of America (CWA) is an organization that’s helping Apple retail workers unionize. This push has been happening all over […]
The Ernst & Young 2020 Global Private Equity Report found that 74% of private equity firms under $2.5 billion did not have set targets for ethnic diversity and had no plans to set any. While this might come as a surprise to those with no history working in private equity or hedge funds, this statistic […]
The Journal Record’s 2023 Power List of Leaders in Workplace Diversity honors individuals in Oklahoma making a difference in the areas of equity, inclusion and diversity in our business community.
A successful workplace sets goals — profits, growth, scale — and the best way to achieve those goals is to hire exceptional talent. That means mission-driven people with goals of their own, such as landing a corner office. This is a healthy ambition because the corner office is where strategies are formed and financial and social impact […]