Bloomberg Law
Oct. 30, 2020, 9:00 AM

Trump Rule Leads Contractors to Cut Diversity, Bias Training

Paige Smith
Paige Smith

President Donald Trump’s recent attempt to curb corporate diversity training will linger even if he loses Tuesday’s election to former Vice President Joe Biden. Already, federal contractors are unsure of what they can say about race.

More than 300 events, training programs, research projects and other diversity-related activities have been delayed or canceled because of concern about a Sept. 22 executive order aimed at banning federal contractors and agencies from using terms in diversity training that the administration considers divisive and illegal, according to the African American Policy Forum, a social justice think tank. A Labor Department official said last ...

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