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Jul 13, 2021

Yahoo News shared our latest article for the Conversation "63% of workers who file an EEOC discrimination complaint lose their jobs." The article is based on our larger analysis into who files discrimination charges by base (disability, sex, race, age, national origin) and how charges vary by state. 

Read the Yahoo News piece here


Jun 10, 2021

New England Public Media interviewed CEE Researcher Carly McCann regarding her and Director Donald Tomaskovic-Devey's "Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace" report. As McCann details: "pregnancy discrimination is really a unique form of sex discrimination that happens very quickly compared to other forms of discrimination, and is a very targeted response to employers learning of an employee's pregnancy status."

Listen to the full interview through NEPR


May 26, 2021

A new article written by the American Nurses Association of California cites our What Works study "Metrics, Accountability, and Transparency: A Simple Recipe to Increase Diversity and Reduce Bias." In line with our findings, California association is setting up a task force to "Facilitate constructive and sustainable conversations, implement reporting systems that support accountability and follow-up, and standardize actions among key decision-makers." 

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Mar 26, 2021

CEE Co-Director M.V. Lee Badgett spoke to NBC News regarding issues LGBTQ people face since the pandemic, including discrimination and higher rates of mental health problems: “The pandemic just kind of dug in and found all of the inequalities and just turned that into this whole other kind of nightmare for people, It is bleak. I mean, there's really no way around that.”

Read the full article at NBC News

Feb 25, 2021

CEE Research Affiliate and UCLA Latino Policy & Politics Initiative Research Director Rodrigo Dominguez-Villegas was featured in a recent piece for Marketplace focused on how recent proposals to overhaul the immigration system might affect the economy. Dominguez-Villegas outlined the "undocumented wage penalty" affecting unauthorized immigrants. "That wage penalty doesn’t just lead to hardship for individuals. It also translates into reduced spending and economic activity overall."

Read the full article here

Feb 15, 2021

A new report from TechTarget investigates Salesforce's remote work hiring strategies in perpetuating inequality. The report cites our 2018 report Is Silicon Valley Tech Diversity Possible Now? in noting the importance of recruiting employees outside of homogenous population centers in ensuring a diverse workforce. 

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Dec 16, 2020

WFAE Charlotte's piece "Gas Station Workers Face Safety Challenges During Pandemic" features data from Caroline Pryor and Donald Tomaskovic-Devey's recent report How COVID Exposes Healthcare Deficits for Black Workers. 1 in 4 Black Americans work jobs where they’re considered an essential worker, a rate 147% above their proportion in the labor forces. 

Read the whole piece here.

Dec 14, 2020

The Denver Business Journal cited data from our Employment Diversity by City visualization. The article profiles Western Governors University director Corey Edwards efforts to diversify Denver's executive workforce, where Hispanic and Black executives are underrepresented by 70.8% and 71.8% respectively.

Read the full article here

Dec 3, 2020

Axios' "The broken pipeline for Latino executives" details the representational gap between Latino professionals and executives, the widest gap for any minority group in the U.S. The piece uses data from our Where Are the Latino Executives? study from January of 2020 as well as our Employment Diversity data visualization.

Read the full Axios piece here.

Nov 2, 2020

The Springfield Republican's article "Top Issues for Latino Voters in Swing States for the 2020 Election" cited findings from our joint report with the UCLA Latino Policy & Politics Initiative "Top Issues for Latino Voters in Swing States for the 2020 Election."

Read the article via MassLive