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5 Questions for Carl Brooks Minorities in the C-Suite

April 23, 2009
No matter what he does during his tenure, President Barack Obama will be remembered in history as the first African-American president of the United States. Although that glass ceiling has been broken, much work remains to be done to get more people of color into corporate executive suites, says Carl Brooks, president and CEO of the Executive Leadership Council. Brooks recently talked to Workforce Management staff writer Mark Schoeff Jr.
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Sex-Bias Claim Against WellPoint Can Proceed

March 31, 2009
A WellPoint employee with four children who was told she did not get a promotion because there was ‘a lot on your plate’ can pursue a sex discrimination claim against her employer, a federal appeals court has ruled.
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Restaurant Workers Group to Unveil Bias Study

March 27, 2009
On Tuesday, March 31, the group will announce the findings of a report titled ‘Discrimination in Manhattan’s Top Restaurants Deny People of Color and Women Equal Access to Employment Opportunities.’
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Protecting Yourself in the Performance Review Process

March 22, 2009
Now, more than ever, managers need to take great care in preparing performance reviews, documenting decisions and maintaining records. Failing to take the performance-management process seriously could create a significant risk of liability for the employer. Here are some steps HR should take to train managers in how to conduct performance reviews and impress upon them the importance of the process.
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