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DiversityInc Top 50 Companies Endorse Equality Act

60 businesses, including numerous DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity and 25 Noteworthy Companies, have publicly endorsed the Equality Act of 2015, a bill that would put an end to workplace discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation and gender identity which is still currently legal in most states. According to…

Engaging Middle Management in Diversity and Inclusion

By Michael Nam Middle managers in any organization are vital to executing a diversity strategy. Companies seeking to improve diversity and inclusion can engage middle management by creating programs they can engage in, instituting goals and consequences, and ensuring that managers feel like part of the process. When discussing the…

Target Wins Right to Sell Rosa Parks Merchandise

Target (No. 25 on DiversityInc’s Top 50 Companies for Diversity) won a lawsuit last week against the Rosa and Raymond Parks Institute, allowing the company to continue selling Rosa Parks merchandise. On Dec. 1, 1955, Rosa Parks was arrested when she refused to give up her seat on a bus…

Stereotype-free Halloween Costumes for Kids

By Sheryl Estrada The Disney Store’s line of Halloween 2015 costumes for kids is titled “I Am Awesome.” It’s estimated that 68 million Americans will dress up for Halloween this year and will spend a total of $950 million on children’s costumes. Companies are beginning to respond to the criticism…

Target Pays $2.8 Million To Settle Discrimination Lawsuit

Target (No. 25 on DiversityInc’s 2015 Top 50 Companies for Diversity) has agreed to pay $2.8 million in a discrimination suit filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the agency revealed Monday. According to the EEOC, it was discovered in 2006 that some of Target’s employment assessments, which the EEOC…

Engaging Middle Management in Diversity and Inclusion

By Michael Nam Photo by Shutterstock Middle managers in any organization are vital to executing a diversity strategy. Companies seeking to improve diversity and inclusion can engage middle management by creating programs they can engage in, instituting goals and consequences, and ensuring that managers feel like part of the process….

Top Companies for Women: What 3 Best Practices They All Have

By Barbara Frankel and Shane Nelson Photo by Shutterstock What makes a company a really good place for women to reach their full potential An analysis of data of The 2015 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity shows the top companies for women all have: Strong, cross-cultural mentoring programs with…

Target's Amazing Answer for LGBT Hate Groups

By Chris Hoenig Target is firing back at anti-LGBT groups who targeted the retailer’s support of same-gender marriage, and it is doing so in the most awesome of ways. Target, No. 22 in the 2014 DiversityInc Top 50 and No. 8 in the DiversityInc Top 10 Companies for LGBT Employees,…