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By Luke Visconti * UPDATE: Zimmerman was charged with second-degree murder on April 11,2012. In case you missed it, Trayvon Martin was shot and killed by George Zimmerman as he walked down a street to a friend’s home in Sanford, Fla. Zimmerman, on a “neighborhood watch” patrol, called the police…

How Do You Include Hourly Workers in Resource Groups

It’s the question everyone keeps asking: How do you include hourly or unionized workers in resource groups How do you get them to participate during their shifts And there are other burning questions. How do you count being a “member” Who qualifies to lead an resource group What are companies…

AT&T Announces Quarter-Billion-Dollar Expansion of Education Commitment

AT&T Announces Quarter-Billion-Dollar Expansion of Education Commitment ‘SOCIALLY INNOVATIVE’ APPROACH TO INCREASE HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES, BOOST WORKPLACE READINESS NEW STUDY: GRADUATION RATES IMPROVE, BUT DROPOUTS REMAIN TOO HIGH WASHINGTON, March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –As access to skilled workers becomes increasingly vital to the U.S. economy, AT&T* is launching a quarter-billion-dollar…

Equality Means Business Welcomes CSX

CSX, one of the largest companies in the country, has signed on as the newest advisory board member of Equality Means Business. Launched in 2010, Equality Means Business, is our campaign to spotlight major Florida employers who have adopted LGBT inclusive non-discrimination policies. CSX now joins the ranks of an…

How 'Slut' and 'Sweetie' Challenge Gender Equity

Women’s History Month is a time to celebrate and recognize women’s contributions to society as well as the progress of the women’s-rights movement. But after more than 150 years, is true gender equity finally within reach As shown in DiversityInc’s Women’s History Month timeline and facts, women have made considerable…

Is This the End of Rush Limbaugh Advertisers Flee Show

Photo: George Gojkovic/Getty Images Sport/Getty Images Rush Limbaugh is paying the price for his latest misogynistic comment. In today’s social-media world, where everything is on immediate public display, advertisers are fleeing his show. Limbaugh has made racist, homophobic and anti-women comments before without major repercussions. But this time, after he…

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Managing Relationships BetweenHR & Diversity Departments Sept. 13 Agenda Click here to register 9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m. Networking Session 10:00 a.m.10:05 a.m. Opening RemarksLuke Visconti, CEO, DiversityInc 10:05 a.m.10:30 a.m. Should Diversity Report to HRDr. Rohini Anand, Senior Vice President and Global Chief Diversity Officer, Sodexo 10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m. Working Collaboratively…

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2012 Innovation Fest! Sept. 12 Agenda Click here to register 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m. Coffee/Networking Session 10:00 a.m.10:05 a.m. Opening RemarksLuke Visconti, CEO, DiversityInc 10:05 a.m.10:30 a.m. PricewaterhouseCoopersVanguard Increasing engagement, retention and talent development of new Black hires 10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m. Brown-FormanHow a liquor company benefits from a resource group for…