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October 18, 2023

Corporate America examines DEI policies as risk of anti-discrimination litigation rises

Despite ‘reverse discrimination’ cases in the US, legal experts say when done properly, DEI recruitment efforts are permissible – so anti-diversity lawsuits should not affect the many lawful ways that companies source talent (Photo: Pexels)
Despite ‘reverse discrimination’ cases in the US, legal experts say when done properly, DEI recruitment efforts are permissible – so anti-diversity lawsuits should not affect the many lawful ways that companies source talent (Photo: Pexels)

‘Reverse discrimination’ lawsuits challenging organisations’ diversity, equity and inclusion policies are set to increase across the US following the supreme court’s ruling against affirmative action

Company boards in the US are rushing to revise their diversity, equity and inclusion strategies to protect themselves from possible legal challenges, according to US-based experts.

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