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Conservative group takes aim at DEI policies of 3 major airlines

November 6, 2023

Via: HR Dive

On Nov. 2, the day after it called for an EEOC inquiry into the airlines’ DEI practices, America First Legal filed a race and sex discrimination complaint with the agency against NASCAR and Rev Racing, according to its press release. The group focused on NASCAR’s past diversity mentoring and paid internship programs, which it alleged limited admission to women and specific racial/ethnic minority classifications.

These actions are the most recent in a string of complaints America First Legal filed with the EEOC, including a letter it sent to the agency last month alleging discrimination by Major League Baseball for running diversity programs it said exclusively provide opportunities for qualified minorities and female candidates. In October 2022, the group urged the EEOC to investigate Starbucks for running mentorship programs that allegedly discriminate against White and Asian employees.

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