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Microsoft, a 100% Talent founding signatory, has added a new family paid leave benefit allowing employees to take as much as four weeks off to care for a family member with a serious health condition.
Sexism is increasingly less and less marketable. Some of the world’s largest companies and advertising agencies, led by the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) have launched a new initiative to banish gender stereotypes from advertising. A partnership between U.N. Women and several major global companies — including 100% Talent signatory Microsoft, Unilever, Johnson & Johnson, Procter & Gamble, Mattel, Facebook, Google and others — the Unstereotype Alliance aims to spread “realistic, non-biased portrayals of women and men” in their ads.
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We heard from nearly 20 inspiring speakers, released the latest data, and dug deep into advances in workplace best practices and how to measure and close the gender pay gap. Read more about the day here and check out our additional local coverage.
100% Talent Signatory Deloitte is working to advance pay equity and gender equality. “At Deloitte, we view diversity and inclusion as central to our firm’s culture and our ability to tackle our clients’ most complex business problems.”
Twenty seven prominent company leaders, a mix of men and women, have just come together to launch Paradigm for Parity, an organization committed to making significant progress toward gender equality in the business world by 2030. The new coalition comprises current and former CEOs from companies like 100% Talent signatory Bank of America, LinkedIn and the Huffington Post.
100% Talent signatory Deloitte is among the dozens of businesses that have signed on to the White House Equal Pay Pledge. Companies that sign on acknowledge the critical role that businesses must play in reducing the national gender pay gap.
A year ago, Maria Renz she became the first woman named technical advisor to CEO Jeff Bezos (a coveted rung on Amazon’s leadership ladder). Today, she delivered the keynote address at Amazon’s first-ever Women’s Entrepreneur Conference. “You learn the most when you’re both comfortable and challenged,” she said.
Cindy Rose will soon take the helm of Microsoft’s efforts in the United Kingdom. The new CEO said, “I am thrilled to be joining Microsoft and to be asked to lead the UK business at such an opportune moment in the company’s history and such an unprecedented moment in the country’s history.”
The Seattle City Council and Mayor’s office have proposed a Joint Comprehensive Action Plan to promote greater workforce equity, including actions to improve equity in hiring and promotion and career development, as well as broadening existing parental leave policy and increasing current family care benefits for City employees.