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By The Numbers

Facebook still lacking in diversity

Tony Wagner Jun 26, 2015
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That’s how the Supreme Court voted in its ruling to extend the rights of marriage to same-sex couples on Friday morning. As more and more people suddenly have the ability to say “I do,” it’s worth checking out how to think about unions when it comes to tax time, Bloomberg reports. 

$67,750

That’s how much Uber racked up in fines after its illegal launch in Portland late last year. The ride-sharing company also paid about that much in lobbying in the past six months, a modest sum for Uber, which doled out millions nationwide last year. A Bloomberg report cites Portland, where Uber is now legal, as an example of the company’s influence among users and its deep bench of lobbyists to make sure city’s ride-sharing regulations are compatible with Uber.

55 percent

That’s the percentage of Facebook’s employees who are white. That’s only down 2 percent from the 57 percent shown in its last diversity report. This after the company vowed to address its lack of diversity in its hiring. In fact, as The Guardian reports, only seven black employees were hired according to Facebook’s most recent Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filing in 2013. That’s out of the 1,231 employees hired that year.

$10 million a year

That’s reportedly how much U.S. Bank will pay to name the Minnesota Vikings stadium. And that’s for the next 20 years. Why so much money just to have your name on a sports arena? The NFL is the most popular sports league in America, and money can’t buy that kind of exposure. Well, it can … it just costs a whole lot.

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