Written by Jake Perez
Target is committing to increasing its Black workforce by 20% over the next three years and says its plan includes programs to boost and retain existing staff. The announcement coincides with the release of the retail giant’s 2019 diversity report, which breaks down workers’ racial and gender makeup at all levels. It shows 5% of Target’s officers, 8% of its leadership team and 15% of its board of directors identify as Black. In comparison, White workers make up 71% of officers, 75% of the leadership team and 54% of Target’s board of directors.
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