On the Best Places to Work index, prepared by the Partnership for Public Service and the Deloitte consulting firm, male employees give the federal workplace a rating of 64.3 on a scale of 100, compared to 63.9 for women.
On fairness, women rate the workplace at 51.6, compared to 55.8 for men. The gap is a little narrower on empowerment, 46.0 for women and 49.6 for men.
“As the federal government continues to serve a more diverse population, it will be increasingly important for agency leaders and managers to foster an inclusive workplace that inspires and rewards diverse views and thinking,” according to the report. “Progress will occur when leaders take greater personal responsibility and accountability, when diversity is more fully incorporated in recruiting and hiring, and when employees from diverse backgrounds have increased access to career development opportunities.”
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