Representation in the Workplace
Fighting to make to make corporate diversity data public
The U.S. coffee business is disproportionately White. From the trade business to boardrooms and baristas behind the counter, people of color can be hard to find.
Top federal contractors like Dell, Lockheed Martin refused to make diversity data public. Some have paid to settle employment discrimination claims.
Federal contractors who employ 1 in 5 Americans are required to give women and people of color opportunities to advance. Many do not, new data shows.
The data is the largest trove of corporate diversity information ever made public, thanks to a yearslong legal battle by Reveal.
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Source: U.S. Department of Labor
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Same Data, New Lawsuit: Reveal Sues Labor Department for Failure to Release Updated Silicon Valley Diversity Numbers
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Silicon Valley companies had many reasons for withholding the data, including Yelp’s diversity officer, who called it “probably not very interesting.”
- Diversity data: Who released theirs, and who didn’t
- Methodology: How we analyzed Silicon Valley tech companies’ diversity data
- Get involved: How you can push for more transparency from Silicon Valley’s tech giants
- Listen: Tesla and Beyond: Hidden Problems of Silicon Valley
Here’s the Clearest Picture of Silicon Valley’s Diversity Yet: It’s Bad. But Some Companies Are Doing Less Bad.
While tech companies’ racial and gender disparities are grave, Reveal found many firms haven’t been held back by conventional excuses.
- Methodology: How we created a baseline for Silicon Valley’s diversity problem
Oracle and Palantir Said Diversity Figures Were Trade Secrets. The Real Secret: Embarrassing Numbers.
The Labor Department initially sided with tech companies to block the data, but released it after Reveal filed a lawsuit.
- Impact: We got the government to reverse its longtime policy to get Silicon Valley diversity data