How California Bill AB 1897 Can Help End Temporary Worker Discrimination

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Temporary worker discrimination may become a thing of the past if the California state Senate passes AB 1897. The bill, sponsored by Assembly member Roger Hernandez, is designed to hold companies accountable for wage and other violations, such as workplace Continue reading How California Bill AB 1897 Can Help End Temporary Worker Discrimination

Wall Street Titans Make the Business Case for LGBT

What do you get when the Titans of Wall Street join forces with leaders in the LGT community?  If you’re Todd Sears, founder and principal of Out Leadership, the answer is progress.  That was the mission at its 4th annual “Out Continue reading Wall Street Titans Make the Business Case for LGBT

6 Major Companies that are #ProudtoBe Friends of the LGBT Community

Each year, millions of Americans attend parades, conferences, and special corporate events in June in honor of LGBT Pride Month. This month commemorates the struggles, successes, and incredible progress that the LGBT community has made within the last century. At Continue reading 6 Major Companies that are #ProudtoBe Friends of the LGBT Community

Research Finds Military Service Beneficial for CEOs

Two years ago, Efriam Benmeleck, associate professor of finance at the Kellogg School, and Carola Frydman, visiting associate professor of finance at the Kellogg School, set out to study what type of impacts having a CEO with military experience would Continue reading Research Finds Military Service Beneficial for CEOs

June Diversity Jobs Report Released: The Heat is on in Silicon Valley

DOWNLOAD THE FULL REPORT HERE >> Summary: Is there a talent deficit or an opportunity deficit? This is the magic question. Recent media coverage highlights what appears to be a serious lack of diversity among the management ranks at today’s Continue reading June Diversity Jobs Report Released: The Heat is on in Silicon Valley

Baseball Hits a Homerun for People with Disabilities

You may not be aware of this, but baseball and people with disabilities have a lengthy history. Long before the color barrier was broken, players like Mordecai Brown, William Ellsworth Hoy, and many others were breaking the disability barrier. They Continue reading Baseball Hits a Homerun for People with Disabilities

The Importance of Building on Our Nation’s Greatest Strength: Diversity

Has our country advanced beyond affirmative action? This question was at the crux of last summer’s Supreme Court decision, which ultimately reaffirmed the use of race in college admissions. The historic case of Fisher v.Texas underscored the importance of educational Continue reading The Importance of Building on Our Nation’s Greatest Strength: Diversity

Supporting the ENDA – How You Can Prevent LGBTQ Workplace Discrimination

In April of 2013, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act was introduced into Congress by a bipartisan group of Senators and Representatives. The goal of the ENDA is to provide basic protection against workplace discrimination based on gender identity or sexual orientation. Continue reading Supporting the ENDA – How You Can Prevent LGBTQ Workplace Discrimination

The 14% Conundrum: Raising the Minimum Wage

During his State of the Union address in January, President Barack Obama called on Congress, business owners and local representatives to take action to raise the national wage floor.  The magic number?  $10.10.  Or rather, a 14% increase from the Continue reading The 14% Conundrum: Raising the Minimum Wage

The Confidence Code: Closing the Confidence and Pay Gap

Imagine you’re a hiring manager who is about to interview two prospective candidates for a very high level position. The first candidate has an extremely impressive resume and years of experience, while the second has less experience and a decent Continue reading The Confidence Code: Closing the Confidence and Pay Gap