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85% of businesses discussed racial injustice following George Floyd's death, survey finds

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Posted at 8:05 AM, Jun 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-25 11:05:21-04

A recent survey found that 85.3% of polled HR professionals in the U.S. had discussed racism with their corporate teams across the country, as businesses and the people who work for them confront systemic racism.

The findings come from Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc., an executive outplacement and coaching firm based in Chicago, which surveyed 150 HR executives between June 11 and June 20.

The vast majority of respondents acknowledged that they’ve discussed racism at work in recent weeks following the death of George Floyd and protests across the nation.

Additionally, 55.7% of respondents said that they’ve established ongoing discussions about race.

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