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Is Going Out for Drinks Sexual Harassment

Sex Discrimination Did carousing with drinking buddies create a $260,000 liability A private educational institution has settled a sexual-harassment case for $260,000. Female employees alleged that three male supervisors engaged in sexual comments, sexual texting, solicitation for sex, and sexual touching. In settling, the university denied any wrongdoing. A former…

How Diversity Drives Market Share

Companies inThe 2011 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversityall have deep-rooted values that are clearly communicated to their employees, customers and suppliers. Here, based on sessions at the event facilitated by professors from The PhD Project, are the ideas, best practices and examples from more than 300 chief diversity officers…

What's the Key to Success in Diversity Management

By Luke Visconti I was invited to speak at Empire Blue Cross and Blue Shield, a division ofWellPoint, No. 34 onThe 2012 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversitylist. After I spoke, their President and CEO Mark Wagar talked about his business, specifically about the company’s customers and employees, and consistently…

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Successful Career Paths for Women in Corporate Sales

In 1997, when Linda Albornoz was a director for American Express based in Houston, her husband received a great job offer requiring them to move to San Francisco. Eleven years ago, at most companies that would have meant Albornoz either quit or asked for a reassignment to a desk job,…

Favoritism & Personal Bias Unfair but Legal

Bob Gregg, a partner in Boardman Law Firm, shares his roundup of diversity-related legal issues. He can be reached at rgregg@boardmanlawfirm.com. Read more Legal Issues. National-Origin Discrimination Favoritism and personal animosity may be unfair but are not illegal. A Mexican-American employee filed a race and national-origin discrimination case due to…

Why Does the Fed Have So Little Supplier Diversity

BARBARA FRANKEL: Hello, this is Barbara Frankel from DiversityInc and I’m here with Bill Cunningham of Creative Investment Research (CIR). We’re going to talk today about some interesting findings he has. Can you first explain to our audience a little bit about who you are and what CIR is WILLIAM…