Met Council plotting ways to diversify staff

Finance and Commerce

Date: Wednesday, January 6, 2016

The Metropolitan Council on Wednesday began outlining strategies for diversifying its workforce and boosting equity across its ranks in line with a broader push spearheaded by Gov. Mark Dayton.

Council members at a Committee of the Whole meeting expressed strong support for a more intentional approach to inclusion, noting racial and gender gaps in the agency’s 4,000-strong workforce. The aim mirrors a state-level diversity and inclusion council launched by the Dayton administration last year. 

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