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Navy Capt. Ken Barrett said diversity is an issue "people get hung up on," but he's never looked at it as meeting quotas. "It's about making heads counts, not counting heads," he said. The profile is part of Federal News Radio's Federal Voices series.
Capt. Ken Barrett talks about diversity in the Navy. Bill Bransford, partner at Shaw, Bransford and Roth, discusses the Whistleblower bill passed by the Senate last week. Steve Lord, director of homeland security and justice issues at GAO, discusses the ongoing challenges DHS and TSA with screening equipment.
The federal initiative to increase diversity and inclusion in its workforce may be critical to an agency's mission or seen as a political ploy depends on the employees' race, ethnicity and gender. That is what a Federal News Radio survey revealed: sharp divides among federal employees. And the widely differing points of view may make it more difficult for agencies to implement new diversity and inclusion strategies.