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Apple releases third annual diversity report

Apple has released its third annual diversity report, providing an outline of the company’s efforts toward employment equality in the workplace. The latest data shows that Apple has a current workforce made up of 32 percent women and 22 percent minorities, and 37 percent of new hires globally over the past year were female and 27 percent were from minorities underrepresented in the U.S. Minorities made up 54 percent of new hires by Apple in the U.S. over the past year. This year’s report also includes a section addressing pay equity, stating that Apple reviewed its compensation for U.S. employees, closing any gaps that it found in order to achieve full pay equity in the U.S. The report states that Apple will continue to analyze salaries, bonuses, and annual stock grants of all employees worldwide to ensure that the company maintains pay equity across the board.

In comparison to last year’s report, the breakdown now shows 56 percent of Apple employees identifying as white, with 19 percent Asian, 12 percent Hispanic, and 9 percent black. Three percent identified as belonging to multiple or other racial groups, while fewer than one percent did not declare their race. Gender distribution was 68 percent male and 32 percent female, globally, a one percent shift from last year’s numbers.

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