hiriring discrimination

The Associated Press Sports Editors organization is attempting to increase diversity within the ranks by training and mentoring journalists of color. They announced earlier this year that 97 Percent of their sports editors are white. The new president of the organization, Michael A. Anastasi, announced that he will make a greater initiative to better hiring […]

CHICAGO, Ill. — A federal appeals court has ruled the City of Chicago must hire more than 100 African-American firefighters to compensate for past hiring discrimination. myfoxChicago.com reports: The ruling is the latest development in a fight over the department’s 1995 entrance exam. Thousands of people sued the city, saying the test favored white applicants. […]