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Rooney Rule Leaves a Legacy and impact far beyond NFL

Daniel Milton Rooney (July 20, 1932 – April 13, 2017) was chairman of the Pittsburgh Steelers,..

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Every day companies and organizations are adopting  The Rooney Rule.

Steelers Hall of Fame running back Jerome Bettis
On the Rooney Rule: 


“It's been no question a positive. It's provided an opportunity for minorities to be interviewed. It's made a significant impact in the whole hiring process.



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The Rooney Rule is a National Football League policy that requires league teams to interview minority candidates for head coaching and senior football operation jobs. It is sometimes cited as an example of affirmative action, though there is no quota or preference given to minorities in the hiring of candidates. It was established in 2003, and variations of the rule are now in place in other industries.


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The Rule


The Rooney Rule is a National Football League policy that requires league teams to interview minority candidates for head coaching and senior football operation jobs. It is sometimes cited as an example of affirmative action, though there is no quota or preference given to minorities in the hiring of candidates. It was established in 2003, and variations of the rule are now in place in other industries.


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