Workplace Discrimination

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

The U.S. Agency for International Development has started up a new office called diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility.

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FILE - Freshman midshipmen, known as plebes, climb ropes on an obstacle course during Sea Trials, a day of physical and mental challenges that caps off the freshman year at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., May 13, 2014. The Navy is adding two weeks to boot camp in a major overhaul aimed at improving recruits' war fighting and emergency skills while also focusing on character issues such as sexual assault, hazing and extremism in the ranks. Navy officials say expanding boot camp to 10 weeks will provide more leadership training and ensure sailors are reporting to their jobs better prepared for duty. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Biden signs order making sexual harassment a punishable offense in military

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Biden creates sweeping diversity and inclusion initiative through new executive order

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$100,000 ID-theft scheme earns VA employee a 46-month federal prison sentence

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(AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2015, file photo, a U.S. flag flies at the U.S. embassy in Havana, Cuba. The United States is renewing calls for the Cuban government to determine the source of “attacks” on U.S. diplomats in Cuba that have affected some two dozen people. At a senior-level meeting with Cuban officials in Washington on June 14, 2018, the State Department said it had again raised the issue, which has prompted a significant reduction in staffing at the U.S. Embassy in Havana.(AP Photo/Desmond Boylan, File)

Senators want to provide financial aid for those suffering from mysterious Havana Syndrome

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Next EEOC conference tackles the latest developments in unlawful discrimination

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Federal judge blocks part of Trump’s diversity training ban

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‘We have a way to go and a lot to do,’ FEMA administrator says of culture improvement efforts

The initiatives FEMA began over the course of the last 18 months to address harassment, discrimination and employee engagement challenges in the workforce…

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FEMA calls workplace harassment and discrimination findings ‘alarming’ and ‘unacceptable’

A recent survey of employees at the Federal Emergency Management Agency found 20% of the workforce had experienced some kind of sexual or gender-based…

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5 workforce executive orders President-Elect Biden should cancel on Jan. 20

Commentator Jeff Neal lays out 5 Trump administration executive orders for the civil service that he thinks should be high on the list to be canceled immediately by the Biden administration.

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