Amid a series of recent disclosures (and the subsequent backlash) that indicate tech companies have significant racial and gender gaps in their workforces, the CEO of the Information Technology Industry Council says that the industry is taking the problem seriously.
A few shining examples of words that can add more authority to the messages you write. Also: musical advice from a man who knows a thing or two about word crimes.
As the deadline to fund the U.S. Highway Trust Fund approaches, several industry groups are speaking out and asking Congress to come up with a long-term solution to keep America’s highway projects moving.
The group’s president clarified a new resolution made at NFB’s annual convention last week in which it seeks to work with Apple to create policies and standards that would enforce accessibility in the development of mobile applications.
When she was hired as the new executive director of the Wood Component Manufacturers Association in April 2013, Amy Snell, CAE, took over for an organization that needed a new lease on life. Her first year on the job offers lessons for other association leaders championing change.
The best ideas for your association may come from your employees, but how do you get those ideas launched? Money matters, but so does trust and support.
In an effort to help burnish the image of a practice that has faced concerns over both safety and the environment, the American Petroleum Institute has released a set of community engagement guidelines to encourage companies to work on their relationships with the places where they're drilling.
Citing both pragmatic issues and fundamental differences of opinion, a number of religious groups have asked the Obama administration to keep their rights in mind when crafting an executive order barring discrimination against gays by federal contractors. LGBT groups, on the other hand, say the order shouldn't be diluted.
The recent wave of young undocumented immigrants into Texas has created both a political firestorm and a humanitarian crisis, as thousands of children and teens await processing in detention centers near the U.S.-Mexico border. Several lawyers’ associations this week put out urgent calls to their members to provide the youths with legal representation.
Despite early pledges by the president to improve the government's handling of reporters, a number of journalist groups say federal agencies often fail to open their staffers up for official comments.