Management

USAID Partners with Nonprofit to Increase Diversity in Talent Pipeline

The initiative, through the Bureau for Resilience and Food Security, is one of several actions the U.S. Agency for International Development has taken to improve diversity and inclusion.

Management

Stop Blaming Tuskegee, Critics Say. It’s Not an ‘Excuse’ for Current Medical Racism.

When it comes to vaccine hesitancy, it's mainly academics and officials who are preoccupied with the history of the Tuskegee medical experiments.

Management

New Blacks in Government President Reflects on Her Career During Women’s History Month

She was the first African American female to be appointed to the position of managing associate general counsel at the Government Accountability Office.

Workforce

At the Women’s Bureau, a Renewed Focus on Passing Paid Leave and LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

Wendy Chun-Hoon, the new director of the Women’s Bureau at the Department of Labor, speaks with The 19th about what needs to inform policies during a perilous time for women in the workplace.

Management

Three Actions the Biden Administration Can Take to Advance Racial Equity

Race continues to predict how well someone will do, and how much suffering they will endure.

Management

OPM Issues Guidance Revoking Diversity Training Ban

The action formally rescinds a directive barring agencies and contractors from conducting certain types of training.

Defense

Biden Nominates Two Women To Lead Combatant Commands

They would become just the second and third women to head up a top-level joint military command.

Pay & Benefits

Democrats Introduce Slew of Bills to Strengthen Protections for Federal Workforce

Lawmakers are pushing to bolster diversity efforts at national security agencies, require greater transparency ahead of agency relocation efforts, and reauthorize the Merit Systems Protection Board.

Management

Why We Need to Focus on Pay Equity in Government

President Biden’s promise to “pursue a comprehensive approach to advancing equity for all” defines the goal.

Management

Vice President Kamala Harris Emphasizes Speed and Equity in Response to COVID-19 Crisis

In Harris’ first national sit-down interview since becoming vice president, she discusses her focus on an equitable response to the COVID-19 crisis with 19th editor-at-large Errin Haines.

Management

CDC Report Signals the Agency Will Resume Work on LGBTQ+ Health, Advocates Say

The data itself is not new, and advocates are urging the Biden administration to step up efforts to reach queer Americans.

Workforce

With Demand Far Exceeding Supply, It Matters That People Are Jumping the Vaccine Line

When hospital administrators and politicians’ spouses get immunized before people more at risk, it undermines confidence in the system.

Management

Viewpoint: How Biden Can Foster a More Inclusive America

Much like a company with a poor track record on diversity, equity and inclusion, the nation is looking for clear change absent a clear idea of how it will be accomplished.

Management

GovExec Daily: Using Evidence-Based Policy to Further Equality

Grant Thornton's Robert Shea joins the podcast to discuss how the government can use policymaking to promote, diversity, equity and inclusion.

Workforce

Clicks on a Job Site Reveal Hiring Discrimination

A broad look at recruiters' actions on a job website reveals who experiences hiring discrimination and when, report researchers.

Oversight

As Vaccine Rollout Expands, Black Americans Still Left Behind

COVID-19 vaccines are reaching more Americans, but Black residents are being vaccinated at dramatically lower rates in the 23 states where data is publicly available. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention plans to release national data next week.

Workforce

GovExec Daily: How Feds See Diversity and Inclusion at Work

Government Business Council's Josh Okada joins the podcast to discuss the recent survey of public servants.

Management

Harriet Tubman on the $20 Bill: Biden Administration Says It’s Resuming the Effort

The Obama-era redesign of the currency was delayed during the Trump administration.

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