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In Defense of Corporate Diversity Programs

February 8, 2013
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Companies say programs that honor different minority groups pay off.
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How Do You Fight Invisible Discrimination?

February 4, 2013
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If we foster a workplace of openness and inclusion, when that hatred exposes itself employees will understand that it belongs to a rogue and not your company, and hopefully, choose not to hold you accountable (provided you respond quickly and decisively when brought to your attention).
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How to Do Diversity Training Right

December 10, 2012
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Most diversity programs only focus on the experiences of women and people of color, and there is rarely any role for white men beyond making them feel guilty, an expert says.
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Chicago Boardrooms Lag Nation in Diversity

November 15, 2012
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Overall, minorities account for only 12 percent of the boards of directors at Chicago's 50 largest firms, versus 15 percent at the 200 largest S&P 500 firms, said a new report by Chicago United, a not-for-profit group that advocates diversity in executive ranks.
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California Hospital to Pay $975,000 to Settle Racial Harassment, Discrimination Case

September 17, 2012
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The EEOC said the hospital's English-only language policy was used to harass and discriminate against Filipino employees in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
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National Origin, Religious Harassment Alleged in EEOC Suit Against UPS

September 13, 2012
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Since 2004, Talal Alfaour, a loader at UPS in San Francisco, allegedly had faced verbal and physical harassment, often referred to by supervisors and co-workers as “Dr. Bomb,” “al-Qaida” and “Taliban,” the EEOC said in a statement.
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Kentucky Staffing Firm Settles EEOC Suit

September 5, 2012
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University of Kentucky student Megan Woodard is a member of a fundamentalist Baptist church whose members believe women should not dress like men, including refraining from wearing pants, according to the EEOC.
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Accommodating Religions Starts at Home (A Love Story)

August 29, 2012
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Employers seem to have forgotten how to accommodate, and people are quick to lay blame at the feet of companies. Yet, teaching how to accommodate starts at home.
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