White Paper

Breaking down barriers: Bringing Black talent to the forefront

Better understand how today's employers support and retain Black workers

2 minutes

January 19, 2023 Adecco

A Black worker holding a tablet stands in front of a conference table where her coworkers are having a meeting.
Black workers are still facing significant challenges in the US job market: Unemployment rates are typically higher than other groups'. Data shows that almost half of black workers earn less than $15 an hour, because they are often underrepresented in higher-paying industries and positions.
Plus, an estimated 8 million Black Americans left their jobs in 2021, and in 2022, studies showed that higher compensation was the top point of consideration for most workers. What factors are creating these barriers in the workplace? And what can employers do to attract and keep top talent?
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At Adecco, we’re working to find the right job for every worker. Together we can help close the employment gap and create a fairer, more effective labor market for all.