An Open Letter to the Association of National Advertisers [Editor’s note: What follows is an open letter from the Association of Black-Owned Advertising Agencies to the Association of National Advertisers.]
The Association of Black-Owned Advertising Agencies (ABAA) is requesting a meeting with senior leadership of the ANA in order to open a substantive […]
February 5, 2009 | Posted in Diversity | Read more »
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama signed his first bill into law on Thursday, handing his labor and women’s rights backers a victory by reversing a 2007 U.S. Supreme Court decision that made it harder to sue for pay discrimination.
With the woman for whom the law was named at his side, Obama signed […]
Duane Morris’ Nolan N. Atkinson Jr. says it’s ‘time to deploy second-generation diversity programs’
Diversity programs at most large law firms in the Philadelphia marketplace have reached a certain maturity: Hiring and retention committees seek the best of law students and lateral candidates irrespective of race or gender, intentional discriminatory behavior is […]
January 28, 2009 | Posted in Co-feature, Diversity | Read more »
From The New York Times: Responding to pressure from federal bank regulators, Citigroup on Wednesday named Richard D. Parsons, the former chairman of Time Warner, as its next chairman.
Mr. Parsons, 60, succeeds Winfried F. W. Bischoff, 66, a longtime Citigroup banker who, as chairman, presided over an increasingly fractious board, the bank said in a statement. […]
January 21, 2009 | Posted in Co-feature, Diversity | Read more »
As companies trim their workforce and cut costs to weather a faltering economy, women and minorities brace as they bare the possible brunt of the layoffs. Subha Barry, managing director of global diversity and inclusion at Merrill Lynch, has worked to maintain the initiatives she’s helped to implement.
January 15, 2009 | Posted in Diversity | Read more »
Safeway Inc. (NYSE:SWY) today announced that it was awarded the prestigious Supermarket News Champion of Diversity Award. The honor, presented to a single grocery company annually, recognizes companies that demonstrate a sustained and successful commitment to attracting and retaining a diverse work force. Specifically, Safeway was honored for its leadership in […]
January 14, 2009 | Posted in Diversity | Read more »
Hospitality company Delaware North will create 2,000 jobs when it builds a video lottery terminal at the Aqueduct Racetrack in New York, but its equity partnership with two of the nation’s most successful minority firms is proof that minority vendors will get a seat at the table.
Delaware North identified the Peebles Corp. […]
January 10, 2009 | Posted in Business, Diversity | Read more »