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Stories with subject: Workplace diversity
  • Sheriff's employees get diversity training after firings 
    Updated: Jul-28-15 2:41 pm

    DAYTON, Ohio - All 450 employees of the Montgomery County Sheriff's office in southwest Ohio were given diversity training after two employees were fired and another three were placed on leave for sending racist text messages.

  • Federal judge says Jacksonville board decision not his 
    Updated: Jul-20-15 8:10 pm

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - A federal judge ruled Monday that the makeup of the newly formed Jacksonville School District's school board isn't part of the decades-old Pulaski County Special School District desegregation case.

  • 'Game of Thrones' earns a leading 24 Emmy Award nominations story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jul-16-15 2:02 pm

    WEST HOLLYWOOD, California - The elaborate fantasy saga "Game of Thrones" received a leading 24 Emmy Awards nominations Thursday, its stature apparently untouched by backlash over a female character's rape scene.

  • Judge declines to dismiss jury pool due to lack of diversity 
    Updated: Jul-08-15 11:11 am

    FORT DODGE, Iowa - An Iowa judge who agreed to dismiss a jury pool earlier this year because of a lack of racial diversity has declined to do so the second time around.

  • Fraternity tied to racist chant hires diversity director 
    Updated: Jul-02-15 5:09 pm

    OKLAHOMA CITY - The fraternity connected to a racist video featuring University of Oklahoma students that surfaced this spring announced Thursday that it has hired a director of diversity and inclusion.

  • Study: NBA diversity again leads pro sports leagues 
    Updated: Jul-01-15 4:26 pm

    ORLANDO, Florida - The NBA again sets the standard for diversity among major professional sports leagues.

  • Misty Copeland named first black female principal at ABT story has photos
    Updated: Jun-30-15 9:25 pm

    NEW YORK - Misty Copeland, the Missouri-born ballerina who's become a forceful voice for diversity in ballet and achieved a celebrity that far transcends that rarified world, was named principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre on Tuesday - the first African-American woman to reach that status in the company's 75-year history.

  • CIA failing to recruit and promote minorities, study finds story has photos
    Updated: Jun-30-15 2:50 pm

    WASHINGTON - The CIA is failing to hire and promote enough minorities despite years of vowing to do so, Director John Brennan said Tuesday, announcing a new effort to tackle the problem of a largely white workforce whose lack of diversity he says is undercutting the spy agency's intelligence mission.