All Items: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)

  • Diversity Hiring Initiatives Are Illegal, Texas Governor's Office Says

    February 14, 2023

    In a directive written last week, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott warned state agencies and public universities in the state not to use diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives in hiring.

  • Survey Reveals Extensive Antisemitism in Hiring

    December 2, 2022

    There is an extensive amount of antisemitism within too many organizations, and much of it is considered acceptable, according to a new study. Even more troubling is that participants in the survey were all hiring managers and recruiters.

  • Florida's Stop WOKE Act Is Blocked

    August 19, 2022

    The workplace provisions of a controversial Florida law that placed limits on the content of diversity and inclusion training have been temporarily blocked by a federal judge.

  • Same-Sex Marriage Rights Buoyed by House Bill

    July 20, 2022

    Same-sex marriage protections would be guaranteed nationwide with additional legal safeguards under a bill the House of Representatives passed with bipartisan support.

  • EEOC Marks Pride Month, Bostock Anniversary

    June 17, 2022

    EEOC Chair Charlotte A. Burrows released a statement in honor of Pride Month and the second anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision Bostock v. Clayton County highlighting the agency's ongoing work to combat employment discrimination against LGBTQ individuals.

  • Landmark California Board Diversity Law Ruled Unconstitutional

    April 5, 2022

    A first-of-its-kind California law requiring diversity on corporate boards of directors has been struck down by a state court judge as unconstitutional.

  • Florida's "Stop WOKE Act" Will Impact DEI Trainings

    March 25, 2022

    A new Florida measure would limit how employers handle teaching about systemic racism and white privilege during workplace trainings.

  • Report: Nearly 1.1 Million Women Have Left Labor Force Since COVID

    February 24, 2022

    Despite recent job gains, nearly 1.1 million fewer women are participating in the US workforce compared with February 2020, according to a report from the National Women's Law Center.

  • California Board Diversity Law Succeeding, Report Says

    January 6, 2022

    Since California passed a law requiring certain companies to diversify the composition of their boards of directors, the number of board seats held by women at these organizations has more than doubled, according to a recent report.

  • SHRM Inclusion 2021: Unlocking the Potential of Employees with ADHD

    October 27, 2021

    With the right support, employees with ADHD can be high performers and make valuable contributions in a variety of workplaces, according to HR expert and podcaster James Davis, but many organizations struggle to identify and meet the needs of these individuals.

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