Tag: Ask The White Guy

Can a Minimum-Wage Increase Help Close the Gender Pay Gap

By Julissa Catalan Photo by Shutterstock More than half of workers who will benefit from a minimum-wage increase are women and the move could help close the gender pay gap, a White House report said on Wednesday. “The Impact of Raising the Minimum Wage on Women” was produced in part…

SLIDESHOW: U.S.'s LGBT Community—Revealing Trends & Attitudes

Just ahead of the Supreme Court’s rulings on same-gender marriage, the Pew Research Center released a series of surveys regarding attitudes, experiences and acceptance in the United States’ LGBT community. The studies provided some unique insights. DiversityInc presents some of the most revealing. [SlideDeck2 id=29382]

International Women's Day: How to Achieve Economic Equality

What can we do to improve women’s economic opportunities Women have made significant progress over the last several decades, but throughout the world, they still face significant economic inequities, says Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund. Lagarde writes in a blog post that International Women’s Day (annually…

Where's the Diversity in Fortune 500 CEOs

Banga, Rodriguez There are five Black CEOs of Fortune 500 companies, accounting for 1 percent of all Fortune 500 CEOs. Merck & Co. is No. 14 in The 2014 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity and TIAA-CREF is No. 36. CEOs in the DiversityInc Top 50 total 6 percent Black….

Romney's '47%': Racism or 'Insensitive' Rhetoric From 'Out-of-Touch Man'

Mitt Romney’s ‘47 percent’ remarks struck a big nerve this week, and DiversityInc readers were quick to respond. DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti discussed “Why Gov. Romney’s ‘47%’ Comment Probably Isn’t Racist” in his recent “Ask the White Guy Column,” the implications the presidential candidate’s controversial “secret video” holds, and how…