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Asset management firms manage trillions of dollars. Minority- and women-owned firms manage very few of these assets. These firms face challenges when competing for investment management opportunities in both the private and federal sectors.
There have been questions about the media industry's commitment to ensuring workforce diversity, including for Hispanic workers.
We found that Hispanics are underrepresented in the media industry compared to their representation in the rest of the workforce.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, unemployment insurance has provided a vital safety net for millions of workers who became unemployed through no fault of their own.
However, we found potential racial and ethnic disparities in the percentages of unemployment applicants who received benefits.
Sexual harassment is harmful to employees and negatively affects workplaces. Reports of sexual harassment have been rare in the nuclear security forces at the National Nuclear Security Administration, but research shows those experiencing harassment are unlikely to report it.
Air travel for people with disabilities can be very challenging if airport facilities aren't accessible and reasonable accommodations aren't provided.
Passengers with disabilities face infrastructure, information, and customer service barriers at U.S. airports.