Win Equal Opportunity at Work
To help you, the 80-20 Supporter, assimilate all the various information
80-20 has collected on the glass ceiling, this page will help you take in the basic
info and guide you to other pages with further details.
- The Lowest Glass Ceiling Compared with Other Groups
- EEOC confirmed 80-20's data is "consistent" with their
- Still the lowest glass ceiling using a method preferred by OFCCP
of Dept of Labor
- FAQ On "Subtle explanations" for the Glass
- 80-20 Actions to Break the Glass Ceiling
- In the Asian American community
- Full pages Ads
- Visits with the Editorial Board
- Press conference
- Within the General Society (under construction)
- Political Establishment
- An existing law, Executive Order 11246, states the above
should never have happened
- What is EO 11246?
- Was EO 11246 enforced to break the glass ceiling for APAs?
- Did a glass ceiling exist for black and women, and how did they
- How Does Enforcement of E.O. 11246 benefit me?
I. Lowest Glass Ceiling Compared with
The above chart shows that Asian Americans have the worst
chance to rise to the managerial level in the private industries, universities
and Federal government, where 2.1 million of us work: only 55% the chance
as compared to the national average in the private industries, 41% the
chance in universities, and 30% chance in the Federal government.
For details on how we arrived at these calculations, and for the data,
collected from the Federal government on public websites, that we used
for this chart, please CLICK HERE.
EEOC confirmed 80-20's data is "consistent" with their
On 4/12/2006, Ron Edwards, EEOC's statistics expert, stated "Your
calculations [to arrive at the chart's conclusions] are consistent with
Still the lowest glass ceiling using a method preferred by OFCCP,
Dept of Labor
OFCCP prefers to use Census data for the "Total Civilian workforce."
Even with their calculations, see how AsAms STILL do the worst among all
||Ratio to national average
|Asian Pacific Islanders
EEO-1 Categories, Data using US Census:
total civilian workforce (tabulation)
For more details
on why 80-20's data is higher quality than Census data.
II. FAQ: Are there subtler
explanations for the lowest glass ceiling?
The following link
includes answers to such questions as: "Could our glass ceiling be
due to too few business degrees?" (NO!); "Is high AsAm individual
and household income proof there is no glass ceiling?" (NO!); and
"Surely the next generation will do better?" (Not for 75 years,
III. 80-20 Actions to Break The Glass Ceiling
a. Within the Asian Am. Community
pages Ads: In Chinese, English, Korean and Vietnamese, among Chinese-,
Filipino-, Indian-, Japanese-, Korean- and Vietnamese- and other Asian
American communities. 80-20 EF has spent $20,000 to place full-page ads in almost all major ethnic dailies andweeklies
in the Asian American community.
ii) Visits with the Editorial Board: 80-20 has organized teams to visit
with various editorial teams of the ethnic newspapers to raise awareness
within the Asian American media of the low glass ceiling. These visits
have successfully concluded.
iii) Press conference: On June 10th, 80-20 volunteers are organizing
8 simultaneous press conferences at the following locations and times:
LA: 3 p.m., Golden Dragon Restaurant, 960 North Broadway, Los Angeles
Chinatown, 90012 (213-626-2039) S. B. will be there. Ann Lau
SF: 11 a.m.; Oakland Asian Cultural Center at Renaissance Plaza 2nd
Floor, 388 9th Street Suite 290 (Conference Rm#3) Oakland, CA 94607Tel:
(510) 637-0455 Joel Wong, Tim Chen & Cheng Liao
NY: 2 p.m., Silk Road Moca Cafi, 30 Mott Street, New York, NY 10013
Leo Lee email@example.com
Boston: 11 a.m.conference room of the Greater Boston Chinese
Cultural Association, 437 Cherry St. West Newton, MA. Larry
Ho & Chi-Chen Chang firstname.lastname@example.org
Philadelphia: 1 p.m.; Holy Redeemer School, 915 Vine Street,
Philadelphia, PA 19107 John W. Chin
Austin: 9:30 a.m. ; Asian American Cultural Center, 11713 Jollyville
Road, Austin, TX 78759. Amy Mok email@example.com
St. Louis: 2 p.m., Marillac Hall Lobby of South Campus, University
of Missouri-St. Louis, 1 University Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63121 Kim
Song & Jean Trae firstname.lastname@example.org
New Jersey: 11:00am - 1:00PM (Sunday 6/11/06), Clarion Hotel &
Towers 2055 Lincoln Highway (Rt.27) Edison, NJ 08817 Sean
b. Within the General Society (under construction)
i) Washington Post Ad
ii) Media: 80-20 EF and PAC will concurrently and independently organize
the same actions as above, but this time in the general society. The
focus may differ but the facts will remain the same.
iii) Political Establishment