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Port Angeles Safeway Wins Governor’s Award

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The Port Angeles Safeway on Lincoln Street was honored as the Governor’s 2017 Medium Private Employer of the Year for its efforts in hiring people with disabilities.

Mike LaGrange, who manages the store, said he was honored to receive the award. “It was amazing and it was humbling to listen to all the people with disabilities and understand what they overcame and what it means to them,” LaGrange said.

The Safeway employs 13 people with developmental disabilities who are supported by community organizations, making up nearly 10 percent of the approximately 160 employees.

Gilead Sciences Announces 100 Percent Score on Human Rights Campaign 2018 Corporate Equality Index

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FOSTER CITY, Calif., November 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Gilead Sciences today announced that it has received a top score of 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking tool on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees. Organizations that have earned a 100 percent rating on the CEI have satisfied all criteria for that year and are recognized as a "Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality.”

NALCAB to Strengthen Financial Inclusion for Latino and Immigrant Communities With Support From Wells Fargo

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SAN ANTONIO, Texas, November 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ - NALCAB—National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders has received $375,000 from Wells Fargo to support the NALCAB network’s programmatic efforts in small business lending and family financial capability. Funding will support seven NALCAB member organizations working in low and moderate-income (LMI) Latino and immigrant communities nationwide to advance family financial capability and increase access to small business capital.

Veteran and Civil Right Activist Builds on MLK’s “Beloved Community” Through Service

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Col. Nathan Thomas Jr. is a retired veteran who served more than 39 years in the Army and Air Force, but for this Alabama native, currently living in Melbourne, Florida, supporting his community has been a natural extension of his life’s work. As a teenager, Nathan marched alongside civil rights heroes in Birmingham and Selma, Alabama, and was beaten along with hundreds of other marchers in the horrific 1965 “Bloody Sunday” police attack in Selma. Nathan is inspired every day by Dr.

JetBlue Named Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality

For a Sixth Year JetBlue Earns a Perfect '100' From the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Annual Scorecard on LGBTQ Workplace Equality
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NEW YORK, November 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ – JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU), New York’s Hometown Airline™, is proud to announce the airline has once again earned a top score on the Corporate Equality Index, a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) workplace equality administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. In connection with its top ranking, JetBlue has earned the designation as one of the nation’s Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality for yet another year.

How NAACP LDF Is Working to Secure Equal Justice for All

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We are facing increased attacks against civil rights. The current presidential administration has launched an “Election Integrity Commission” aimed at thwarting non-existent voter fraud that will lead to more voter suppression nationwide. The Department of Justice is rolling back its vigorous enforcement of consent decrees that held entire police departments accountable for their actions against citizens of color.

The Case for Hiring Veterans

In recognition of Veterans Day, BMS colleagues share how their military experience has helped shape their careers
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Editor's note: For Veterans Day, observed every year in the U.S. on November 11, BMS employees are sharing how their military experience has helped prepare them for successful careers and why hiring Veterans makes good business sense.

Curtis McDonald, Yeoman 3rd Class, U.S. Navy
It’s not uncommon to ask your co-workers about their career paths and learn that they may have worked previously in a similar role at another company or perhaps spent time in a different industry.

FCA US Achieves Top Score for LGBTQ Workplace Policies and Benefits

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AUBURN HILLS Mich., November 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- According to a report released by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), FCA US LLC was one of a select group of leading employers to achieve a 100 percent rating on HRC's 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI).

CBRE UK Diversity & Inclusion

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CBRE’s Diversity & Inclusion mission is to provide a work environment that attracts, develops and celebrates the professional success of every individual. This video, created by our team in the UK, highlights employees who share why they are involved in and passionate about our employee network groups.

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