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AP: US special ops forces skeptical women can do their job

Surveys find that men in U.S. special operations forces do not believe women can meet the physical and mental demands of their commando jobs, and they fear the Pentagon will lower standards to integrate women into their elite units, according to interviews and documents obtained by The Associated Press.

Tags: DoD , gender , military , special operations , Associated Press

Monday - 04/06/2015, 03:36am EDT

Women make gains in federal management, but hurdles remain

For women who dream of the corner office, now is a good time to work for the federal government, according to a report by the Office of Personnel Management.

Tags: OPM , gender , diversity , Workforce , Emily Kopp , management

Wednesday - 04/01/2015, 02:22pm EDT

EEOC: Women still face bias in hiring, advancement in federal service

A recent Equal Employment Opportunity Commission report says woman face significant obstacles, including bias, when it comes to hiring and advancement in the federal workforce.

Tags: Alexis Howard , EEOC , Workforce , hiring , management , Federal Drive , Michael OConnell

Tuesday - 12/24/2013, 11:19am EST
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Work-life balance, job discrimination top of mind for military women

The Pentagon recently announced it would open up 14,000 combat positions to female troops. While women in uniform say the decision will lend "legitimacy" to the frontline roles they already fill, they say job discrimination pales in comparison to the difficulty of raising a family while serving.

Tags: diversity , DoD , Navy , William Gortney , In Depth , Emily Kopp , leadership , military , management , retention , Workforce , mothers , parent , work-life

Tuesday - 03/06/2012, 08:45am EST
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