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ON Semiconductor is Celebrating and Supporting Their LGBTQ+ Employees

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by  Sarabeth Knobel.

October is LGBTQ+ history month, a month in which we celebrate National Coming Out Day (NCOD). NCOD allows those in the LGBTQ+ community to publically announce and live their truth. ON Semiconductor and our diversity and inclusion initiative strives to foster an environment where all employees’ differences are embraced.

Superheroes Do Exist! ON Semiconductor Celebrates Wonder Woman, Billie Johnson

By Brianna Rice, Compliance and Ethics Program Manager
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In the fall of 2019, Professional Women’s Magazine recognized Billie Johnson, Principal Physical Design Engineer at ON Semiconductor Pocatello, for her exemplary contributions to her communities both inside and out of the workplace. While in her role at ON Semiconductor, Billie spends her time doing backend ASIC layout and works with the Corporate Compliance and Ethics Program as a member of the global Compliance and Ethics Liaison (CEL) network.

Sodexo Scores Among the Highest in the Diversity Best Practices Inclusion Index

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GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 24, 2019 /3BL Media/  Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, has been recognized in the Diversity Best Practices (DBP) Inclusion Index for the third consecutive year, and has been named to the Index’s “Top 10 Percent” for scoring an 82 percent, among the highest of the 15

90 Percent of Gen Z Tired of How Negative and Divided Our Country Is Around Important Issues, According to Research by Porter Novelli/Cone

Marked increases in Gen Z’s belief companies must address hot-button issues like gun control and LGBTQ+ rights
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NEW YORK, October 23, 2019, /3BL Media/ – Nearly nine-in-10 (87%) of Gen Zers are worried for the environment and the planet, according to the 2019 Porter Novelli/Cone Gen Z Purpose Study. The study, surveying Americans ages 14-22, examines this emerging generation’s expectations of and attitudes toward company involvement in social and environmental issues – and the actions they are willing to take to positively impact topics they care about.

Stepping Up the Fight Against Discrimination

Two Whirlpool Corp. Employees Honored for New St. Joseph City Ordinance at EQMI Annual Gala.
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The Equality Michigan Fall Reception on Friday, Sept. 13 was attended by 400 people and resulted in record-breaking fundraising for the annual gala. Emceed by WDIV-Detroit reporter Hank Winchester, the EQMI event hosted speakers including Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Sen. Debbie Stabenow, as well as keynote speaker, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel.

“It Was Important for Me to Not Hide This Part of My Identity.”

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When I came to work at Intel, I was a contingent worker, and my partner at the time was a full-time Intel employee. Intel was offering insurance to same-sex couples for the first time. It was empowering, it was revolutionary, and it helped me make the decision to be open and honest from that point forward. So, in 1999, I came out at Intel. Read my story here.

FCA US Illuminates Pentastar on Top of Its Headquarters Tower Purple in Observance of National Coming Out Day and National Spirit Day

Summary: 
  • Observance to run October 11-17
  • Company to conduct workshops for employees focusing on such topics as bullying, cyberbullying and suicide prevention
  • Tribute builds on Company’s long-standing support of LGBTQ employees, communities and issues
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  • Observance to run October 11-17
  • Company to conduct workshops for employees focusing on such topics as bullying, cyberbullying and suicide prevention
  • Tribute builds on Company’s long-standing support of LGBTQ employees, communities and issues

Celebrating Diversity and Community with Booz Allen’s Ashely Fagan

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As Booz Allen Lead Associate Ashely Fagan manages three contracts with the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and oversees 75 employees, he wears a lanyard with his security badge—and a Pride pin. 

On October 11, which is National Coming Out Day, and every day, “I always feel that I can bring my true self to work,” Fagan said.  

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Viacom Highlights 7 Reasons Why Diversity and Inclusion Spur Creativity

Executives and talent from Paramount Pictures, MTV, and Nickelodeon reveal the moments that propelled their projects.
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By Stuart Winchester

In the panels, workshops, and conversations held for employees during Viacom’s Inclusion Week, the executives and talent behind some of the company’s biggest hits were honest about the biases and institutionalized obstacles they’ve encountered in their personal and professional lives. They also offered advice on how individuals can assert themselves and empathize with those who come from different backgrounds and cultures.

Working Mother Names American Express As One of the 2019 100 Best Companies

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NEW YORK, October 4, 2019 /3BL Media/Working Mother recently revealed its annual list of the 2019 100 Best Companies, representing more than 2 million employees in the U.S. This year’s winners are focusing on inclusive benefits for families, including gender-neutral parental leave, and accessible, affordable childcare. American Express was among the 100 companies that earned a spot on this year’s list.

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