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42% of US Employees Have Experienced or Seen Racism At Work. It’s the Latest Example of How Diversity Efforts Are Falling Short, Especially in America.

These survey results are a wake-up call.

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More than half of US workers don’t think their companies are inclusive enough.

A new survey from job site Glassdoor found large portions of the American workforce experience discrimination at work. About 3 in 5 workers experienced discrimination based on their age, race, gender or LGBTQ identity.

Glassdoor surveyed 5,241 adults in the US, UK, France and Germany. American workers were more likely to experience discrimination than all other countries: 42% of American workers said they have experienced or seen racism at work, which was 12% higher than the overall average.

In turn, 55% of US workers say their company should do more to increase diversity and inclusion.

Originally published on Business Insider.

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