Workplace diversity

FILE - This Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, file photo shows Google's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. Google’s new head of diversity has rejected an internal commentary from an employee who suggested women don’t get ahead in tech jobs because of biological differences. The dueling memos come as Silicon Valley grapples with accusations of sexism and discrimination and companies like Google, Facebook and Uber say they are trying to change. Google is also in the midst of a Department of Labor investigation into whether it pays women less than men. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
August 07, 2017 - 1:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — When it comes to why there are so few women in tech, Silicon Valley is in the midst of an ideological battle. The latest conflict is at Google, where a male engineer suggested that women don't get ahead in tech jobs because of biological differences. His widely shared memo, titled "...
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August 07, 2017 - 11:30 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Google's new head of diversity has rejected an internal commentary from a male employee who suggested women don't get ahead in tech jobs because of biological differences. The dueling memos come as Silicon Valley grapples with accusations of sexism and discrimination. Google is also...
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Graphic shows results of AP-NORC poll on retirement; 2c x 4 inches; 96.3 mm x 101 mm;
May 18, 2017 - 6:06 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Older white Americans are nearly twice as likely as African-Americans to say they've saved enough for retirement, a new poll found. The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research survey also found that African- Americans and Latinos have less financial security than...
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Fox News anchor Kelly Wright speaks during a news conference, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, in New York to discuss his part in a lawsuit accusing the network of allowing racial discrimination. Wright and ten former and current employees of Fox News Channel filed the suit on Tuesday, saying they repeatedly complained about an executive's racist behavior but no action was taken. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
April 26, 2017 - 4:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A Fox News Channel anchor who is black has joined a racial discrimination lawsuit against his company, saying Wednesday that the network marginalized him and has little interest in promoting diversity. Kelly Wright, who primarily works an overnight shift at Fox, said at an emotional...
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A bronze statue of Brooklyn Dodgers great Jackie Robinson is unveiled outside Dodger Stadium before the Los Angeles Dodgers' baseball game with the Arizona Diamondbacks, Saturday, April 15, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
April 18, 2017 - 4:22 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — As Major League Baseball celebrates the 70th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier, a diversity report finds that the league could do a better job of identifying and hiring minority and female candidates for top decision-making jobs. The annual report card...
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In this Wednesday, March 15, 2017, photo, an Uber representative helps travelers find rides with Uber at LaGuardia Airport in New York. Uber’s first report on employee diversity shows low numbers for women, especially in technology positions. Uber’s report doesn’t count drivers as employees. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
March 28, 2017 - 5:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Uber's first report on employee diversity shows low numbers for women, especially in technical positions. In that regard, the company is similar to other Silicon Valley giants such as Google, Facebook and Apple. But Uber's report comes as pressure mounts on the company in light of...
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In this Wednesday, March 15, 2017, photo, an Uber representative helps travelers find rides with Uber at LaGuardia Airport in New York. Uber’s first report on employee diversity shows low numbers for women, especially in technology positions. Uber’s report doesn’t count drivers as employees. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
March 28, 2017 - 4:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Uber's first report on employee diversity shows low numbers for women, especially in technical positions. In that regard, the company is similar to other Silicon Valley giants such as Google, Facebook and Apple. But Uber's report comes as pressure mounts on the company in light of...
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March 24, 2017 - 3:15 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has rejected requests by Ohio Gov. John Kasich and several state officials to dismiss a lawsuit that alleges the state has effectively segregated people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in institutions by failing to provide accessible community...
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Police block women during a rally at the U.S. Embassy to mark International Women's Day Wednesday, March 8, 2017 in Manila, Philippines. Women all over the world mark the women's day with rallies and protests to highlight the role of women in society. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
March 08, 2017 - 4:33 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on International Women's Day events (all times local): 4:30 a.m. Scores of women working in the childcare industry in Australia have walked off the job early on International Women's Day to protest what they deem inadequate pay rates. The United Voice union, which...
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