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2014-09-22 12:20:46

CHICAGO, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing today named Michael C. Ford its vice president of Global Diversity and Employee Rights (GDER), effective October 17. Ford will be responsible for enhancing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives and for ensuring compliance with anti-discrimination laws, such as Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) laws in the United States. "Michael's extensive experience promoting diversity, inclusion and compliance in...

Apple Employee Diversity Report
2014-08-14 04:20:55

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Apple has become the latest of the large tech companies to release data on employee diversity. The figures reflect a lack of diversity already seen in previous reports by the likes of Google and Yahoo. In his message introducing Apple’s Diversity Report, the company’s CEO Tim Cook said, “I’m not satisfied with the numbers on this page. They’re not new to us, and we’ve been working hard for quite some time to improve...

2014-04-03 20:20:07

BETHESDA, Md., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] received the 2014 Catalyst Award on April 2 for the corporation's initiatives that expand opportunities for women in business. The Lockheed Martin win marks the first-ever for an aerospace and defense company. Chairman, President and CEO Marillyn Hewson received the award on behalf of Lockheed Martin at a ceremony at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City. Her remarks are below: I am deeply honored to be here to...

2013-12-04 11:09:30

From 2000 to 2010, the presence of a minority faculty development program at U.S. medical schools was not associated with greater underrepresented minority faculty representation, recruitment, or promotion, according to a study appearing in the December 4 issue of JAMA, a medical education theme issue. "Minority physicians and scientists have been inadequately represented among medical school faculty when compared with their representation in the U.S. population. Although their...

2013-09-09 23:20:14

Principal Business Consultant Julia Mendez to Offer Insights to Achieve Cultural Competence and Combat Unconscious Bias (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 Peoplefluent®, a leading social human capital management technology company, today announced that Julia Mendez, principal business consultant, Peoplefluent Workforce Compliance and Diversity Solutions, will present at the 2013 Talent Management Alliance Inclusion Summit taking place September 9-10, 2013 in Washington, D.C. Mendez will...

2013-07-17 23:17:54

Final rules on Federal contractors’ obligations regarding, covered veterans (VEVRAA/JVA) and individuals with disabilities (Section 503) are anticipated to be published this month. San Ramon, CA (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s latest semiannual regulatory agenda published on July 3, 2013, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) states that it plans to publish its highly anticipated final rules on Federal contractors’ obligations...

2013-06-11 23:00:13

Berkshire expert to present on the unique diversity and AA obligations of federal contractors. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 On June 17, 2013, Nicole Butts, SPHR, a leading compliance expert at Berkshire Associates Inc.–a human resources consulting and technology firm that assists companies in building the ideal, balanced workforce–will give attendees a clear understanding of the relationship between diversity and affirmative action (AA), and the obligations to which...

2013-05-29 23:00:13

Berkshire compliance expert to examine census updates at Chicago ILG event. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 On June 7, 2013, Cindy Karrow, SPHR, a leading compliance expert at Berkshire Associates, a human resource consulting and technology firm that assists companies in building their ideal, balanced workforce, will examine what HR professionals can expect when it comes to the new census data and affirmative action planning in her Chicago ILG event presentation: “New Census Data and...

2013-05-24 23:24:18

Diversity Focus announced today that in 2013 more people in the Creative Corridor have an expanded understanding of diversity. But overall, employment was the key discrimination issue across the board for all communities. Cedar Rapids, IA (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Diversity Focus announced today that in 2013 more people in the Creative Corridor have an expanded understanding of diversity. The results come from the 2013 Creative Corridor Community Survey. The survey was done from...


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