Enhancing Diversity And Inclusion In Federal Workforce

Law360, New York (November 4, 2011, 3:26 PM EDT) -- New Executive Order (“E.O.”) 13583 — “Establishing a Coordinated Government-Wide Initiative to Promote Diversity and Inclusion in the Federal Workforce” — takes another step to enhance employment equality and diversity. The presidential directive requires the development of a government-wide strategic diversity plan, followed by creation and execution of department/agency specific plans.

By establishing the federal government, the nation’s largest employer, as a model for the private sector, as well as for state and local governments, the executive order’s impact is likely to extend well beyond federal...
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