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The nationwide rush to buy face masks is finally over, and how much does racial inequity at work cost employers? The answer: billions

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‘Pretty much everyone has them on sale’: The nationwide rush to buy face masks is finally over

Searches for face masks have dropped to No. 50 from No. 1 in the search rankings on Amazon. Read More

Female graduates accept job offers faster than men, and for less money — but why?

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How much does racial inequity at work cost employers? The answer: billions

Some 42% of Black workers said there were instances when they felt they were treated differently on the job because of their race or ethnicity. Read More

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Source: https://www.marketwatch.com/story/the-nationwide-rush-to-buy-face-masks-is-finally-over-and-how-much-does-racial-inequity-at-work-cost-employers-the-answer-billions-11621888702

Donovan Larsen

Donovan is a columnist and associate editor at the Dark News. He has written on everything from the politics to diversity issues in the workplace.

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