The suit against the 60-store sporting goods retailer also says managers at locations including the Houston area and Louisiana ‘made overtly racially derogatory remarks acknowledging the discriminatory practices including that hiring black candidates did not fit the corporate profile,' said the agency. Read More
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Patricia Gatling, head of the New York City Commission on Human Rights, testifies she’s optimistic that agencies will ramp up the numbers of minority executives in their ranks.Read More
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Hitoshi Kawaguchi, Nissan Motor Co.’s senior VP for HR, says his company’s award-winning program in Japan, which includes longer maternity leave than the law requires, has sparked change as more women are brought into the company fold. But the automaker isn’t looking to stop there: It’s also focusing on cross-cultural, generational and career initiatives.Read More
The nonprofit health care provider uses a “from the top down” strategy to attract and retain a diversified workforce and membership.Read More
Lecturing employees about diversity is one thing, but some companies are taking training a step further. Strategies include engaging employees in teamwork exercises and having workers simulate disabilities.Read More