Compliance » DEI After the High Court’s Affirmative Action Ruling

DEI After the High Court’s Affirmative Action Ruling

DEI After the High Court’s Affirmative Action Ruling

July 13, 2023

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President and Fellows of Harvard College effectively ends affirmative action in education. According to the Hunton firm, it is an open question if and how the Court’s decision will impact affirmative action and diversity programs for private employers. Meanwhile, the firm offers some tips on ways that private employers can design and implement DEI programs. 

 

Here are a few:

 

  • Stress diversity and inclusion as a priority in meetings, conferences, and other communications
  • Provide incentives for employees to refer diverse candidates for openings
  • Consider modifying the goal of your DEI programs to seek diversity based on broader characteristics that do not involve protected classes
  • Provide incentives for employees to refer diverse candidates for openings

Share this post:

Find this article interesting?

Sign up for more with a complimentary subscription to Today’s General Counsel magazine.