diversity equity and inclusion


Labor Department wants to ease at least one piece of contractor administrivia

The Labor Department’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs launched a portal for contractors and subs to certify their affirmative action programs.

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Proposed NIH budget boost spending for experimentation, examines lower grant funding for minority scientists

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Federal health tech leaders want to extract data for greater equity

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OPM, DOL to use data, early-career pathways to advance hiring equity

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Army implements sweeping parental, pregnancy, postpartum policies

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USAID’s first DEI director starting with demographic data for recruits, promotions

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New campaign asks service members to share stories to push sexual assault reforms farther

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FILE - In this April 1, 2014, file photo, the headquarters for the U.S. Agency for International Development is seen in Washington. The state-backed Russian cyber spies behind the SolarWinds hacking campaign launched a targeted spear-phishing assault on U.S. and foreign government agencies and think tanks using an email marketing account of the U.S. Agency for International Development, Microsoft said, late Thursday, May 27, 2021. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)

They have their plans, can federal agencies follow through on equity?

Not since the Civil Rights Movement have we seen such a large concentration of executive branch directives around diversity, equity and inclusion issued…

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FILE - Shalanda Young, President Biden's nominee for Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), speaks during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee confirmation hearing, Feb. 1, 2022 in Washington.  Young is awaiting a vote by the Senate to confirm her as director. She would be the first Black woman to lead the office if confirmed, which is expected. Six Black members of President Joe Biden's Cabinet will be meeting for a Black History Month event Thursday highlighting their roles in the administration, some of which are historic firsts.  (Al Drago/Bloomberg via AP, File)

Agencies release over 300 actions to advance equity in federal services

Over 90 agencies release 300 new actions aiming to expand opportunities in federal services for disadvantaged communities.

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President Joe Biden speaks about status of the country's fight against COVID-19 in the South Court Auditorium on the White House campus, Wednesday, March 30, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Biden admin. hopes to make government services more inclusive for transgender people

In today’s Federal Newscast, the White House wants to boost inclusion for transgender people in federal services.

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