Everyone benefits from Workplace Diversity, not just minority candidates
14 September, 2020
The Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce is pushing local businesses to increase the number of minority employees it has, from top to bottom.
“Study after study shows diversity in workplaces has so many benefits to business at large,” Corry Joe Biddle, Vice President of Community Affairs for the MMAC said. “More diverse teams come up with better ideas. They’re able to create better products, have a better market share, better profits across the board.”
Biddle says 104 businesses have signed the MMAC pledge to increase diversity in their workplace. Under the pledge, by 2025, businesses promise to increase the number of African American and Hispanic employees in Metro Milwaukee by 15 percent and the number of African American and Hispanic managers in the area by 25 percent.
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