Nov 9, 2017

Apple says it has eliminated the gender pay gap globally

Apple says half of new hires come from underrepresented groups. Credit: Apple

Apple said Thursday that it has eliminated any gender pay gaps globally and has also continued to increase the number of women and underrepresented minorities in its workforce over the past year. Half of all new hires are from underrepresented groups, according to a newly updated diversity Web site.

The bottom line: White and Asian men still make up the majority of Apple's workforce, but the company has increased its diversity each of the last four years, both across the company and among its technical workers and leadership.

By the numbers:

  • 29% of Apple's leaders are women, up 1 percentage point from the prior year.
  • Nearly two-thirds of its leaders are white, with 3% Black and 7% Hispanic
  • 39% of its leaders under 30 are women.
  • 32% of its global workforce are women
  • 54% of its U.S. workforce is white, 21% Asian, 9% Black, 13% Hispanic, 3% multiracial
  • 23% of Apple's technical workforce globally is female
  • 52% of Apple's U.S. technical workers are white, 31% Asian, 7% Black, 8% Hispanic, 2% multiracial

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  3. Federal government latest: The White House will extend its social distancing guidelines until April 30 — Rep. Nydia Velázquez diagnosed with "presumed" coronavirus infection.
  4. State updates: Virginia and Maryland issued stay-at-home orders to residents, joining 28 other states — Florida megachurch pastor arrested for refusing to call off mass services.
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Cuomo: Engaging in politics during coronavirus crisis is "anti-American"

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said during a Monday press briefing that he won't get into a political tussle with President Trump — calling it "counterproductive" and "anti-American" — as his state deals with the most confirmed coronavirus cases in the country.

The backdrop: Trump said during an appearance on "Fox & Friends" earlier Monday that Cuomo has received high polling numbers during the outbreak because New York has received federal aid.

Maryland and Virginia issue coronavirus stay-at-home orders

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Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam issued stay-at-home orders on Monday, with exceptions for residents engaged in essential services, including health care and government functions.

The big picture: The states are the latest to announce policies to enforce social distancing, which have affected almost 250 million Americans. More than 1.5 billion people worldwide had been asked to stay home as of last week.

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