Top federal contractors like Dell, Lockheed Martin refused to make diversity data public. Some have paid to settle employment discrimination claims.
People of Color Were Promised Equal Opportunity. Federal Contractors Are Failing.
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.
No Longer a Trade Secret: Diversity Data From the Country’s Mega Contractors
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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We Forced the Government to Share Corporate Diversity Data. It’s Giving Companies an Out Instead.
Instead of releasing diversity reports for thousands of government contractors, the U.S. Department of Labor invited them to fight their public release – and specifically named Reveal’s reporter as the instigator.
Judge backs Reveal’s suit to end secrecy around Silicon Valley’s diversity
The decision has far-reaching consequences for public access to information.
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.
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.
Congresswoman to tech firms: ‘You’re hiding something’
Most big Silicon Valley tech firms won’t release diversity job data. “They’re probably covering up their dismal record,” Rep. Barbara Lee said.
11 men and 1 woman on management team? No need for diversity report
Disclosure proposals, which stockholders vote on, are calling on tech companies to release workforce breakdowns to get leaders to focus on diversity.
Hidden figures: How Silicon Valley keeps diversity data secret
Silicon Valley companies had many reasons for withholding the data, including Yelp’s diversity officer, who called it “probably not very interesting.”