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Ageism Remains a Problem in Business, Despite D&I Efforts to Correct It; UPS Ends Discriminatory Ban on Beards and Natural Black Hairstyles; and More

Ageism remains a problem in business, despite D&I efforts to correct it. Nearly 2 out of 3 workers over the age of 45 have seen or experienced age discrimination on the job, according to the AARP. A study in 2019 reported that 80% of older workers have had their career…

30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act Commemorates Work Done and More Progress Needed

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law on July 26, 1990 by President George H.W. Bush. 2020 is the 30th anniversary of this landmark civil rights legislation. The ADA “prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life, including jobs, schools, transportation, and all public and private places that are open to the general public.”