Woman standing with fist raised at protest rally Despite setbacks, employers and carriers continue to adjust programs to be more inclusive, including offering fertility benefits, financial benefits, and childcare and family support.

Just over two years ago, the death of George Floyd sparked a national movement toward racial justice. In the business world, that movement was adopted by those calling for diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in the workplace.

The concept of promoting diversity was not new to American businesses, but the DEI movement gained prominence as both corporate leaders and rank-and-file employees began to put a higher value on DEI. The movement also happened at a time when younger workers increasingly expressed a desire to work for companies that had a positive impact on the world.

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