SEC Staff Diversity Lagged In 2012, Report Finds

Law360, New York (April 25, 2013, 12:23 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission made some progress in 2012 to increase diversity among its staff, but the agency still lags behind the broader federal workforce in hiring women and minorities to key posts, according to a Wednesday report.

The SEC’s Office of Minority and Women Inclusion, or OMWI, said in its annual report to Congress that the percentage of minority representation in mission critical occupations — accountants, attorneys, economists and compliance examiners — “lagged the federal workforce in a majority of the demographic categories.”...
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