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Stories with subject: Workplace diversity
  • Tangipahoa schools reach third goal in desegregation case 
    Updated: Jun-23-15 11:39 am

    AMITE, Louisiana - A federal judge has ruled that Tangipahoa Parish schools are legally desegregated in terms of staff assignment.

  • State to create new Office of American Indian Health 
    Updated: Jun-16-15 7:40 pm

    HELENA, Montana - Gov. Steve Bullock signed an executive order Tuesday to establish a state Office of American Indian Health, saying the current health care system in Indian Country limits access to preventative care and quality health care services and providers.

  • Bonner reflects on years as president at Alabama 
    Updated: Jun-15-15 11:50 am

    TUSCALOOSA, Alabama - University of Alabama President Judy Bonner sat on the porch of the campus' antebellum president's mansion on a muggy afternoon in late spring. Joggers made their way around the Quad, and the heat and humidity gradually rose after a brief afternoon shower.

  • US ambassador praises Australian gay rights progress 
    Updated: Jun-15-15 7:37 am

    CANBERRA, Australia - The U.S. ambassador to Australia told Australian marriage equality supporters on Monday that although their nation continues to ban same-sex marriage, it remains more progressive than his own in protecting the rights of gay employees and sportsmen.

  • Black film festival shifts focus to Web as options expand 
    Updated: Jun-12-15 10:16 am

    NEW YORK - As scrutiny continues over diversity in film and opportunities for African Americans in Hollywood, some black actors and producers are looking to another avenue where they see growth - the Web.

  • Report: Little diversity found in sports departments 
    Updated: Jun-10-15 4:50 pm

    ORLANDO, Florida - The number of jobs held by people of color and women in sports departments at newspapers and websites remains low, with most jobs dominated by white males, according to a study released Wednesday.

  • Purdue faculty to participate in diversity training program 
    Updated: Jun-10-15 1:41 pm

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana - Five members of the mechanical engineering faculty at Purdue University have been chosen to participate in a National Science Foundation diversity training program so they can help recruit African-American students.

  • Judge rules against plaintiffs in Baton Rouge court lawsuit 
    Updated: Jun-10-15 7:52 am

    BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Chief U.S. District Judge Brian Jackson has denied a lawsuit that seeks to remake the racial balance of the five-judge Baton Rouge City Court.

  • Google still struggling to diversify beyond white, Asian men 
    Updated: Jun-01-15 7:45 pm

    SAN FRANCISCO - Google isn't making much headway diversifying its workforce beyond white and Asian men, even though the Internet company hired women to fill one out of every five of its openings for computer programmers and other high-paying technology jobs last year.

  • Louisiana school voucher program before US appeals court 
    Updated: Jun-01-15 5:38 pm

    NEW ORLEANS - An appeals court judge had some strong questions Monday for a federal lawyer about reports that Louisiana must present about its school voucher program to the U.S. government.