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US agency probes Facebook for ‘systemic’

US agency probes Facebook for ‘systemic’ racial bias in hiring, promotions

A U.S. agency investigating Facebook Inc for racial bias in hiring and promotions has designated the probe as “systemic,” attorneys for three job applicants and a manager who claim the company discriminated against them told Reuters on Friday. A “systemic” probe means the agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, suspects company policies may be contributing […]

The missed opportunity with diverse boar...

The missed opportunity with diverse boards

The movement to make corporate boards diverse began in 2003 when Norway instituted a 40% quota for women on its country’s corporate boards. Since then, countries like Spain, Iceland, France, Italy, Belgium, Portugal, Netherlands, Germany, Austria and India, have followed suit with their own quotas. Initial targets were set low but the last decade has […]