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Indiana Gov. Promises to Adjust Religious Freedom Law to Clearly Ban Discrimination
Religion

Indiana Gov. Promises to Adjust Religious Freedom Law to Clearly Ban Discrimination

After extensive criticism, Gov. Mike Pence says he now wants to pass legislation clarifying that a recent law does not permit discrimination against gays and lesbians.
Kate Taylor
4 Ways to Embrace Diversity for Workplace Success
Workplace Diversity

4 Ways to Embrace Diversity for Workplace Success

Organizations and individuals who welcome and make use of the ever-more diverse workforce will realize significant competitive advantage.
Anka Wittenberg
In Europe, Obesity Can Be Deemed a Disability at Work
Health

In Europe, Obesity Can Be Deemed a Disability at Work

This means that they can be covered by an EU law barring discrimination at work.
What Employers Need to Know About Ebola for Now
Personal Health

What Employers Need to Know About Ebola for Now

Understand how transmission takes place and educate your workforce. Consider extra steps as needed.
Jonathan Segal
It's Time to Close the Workplace Gender Gap
Discrimination

It's Time to Close the Workplace Gender Gap

Bentley's president explains how corporate America can become more actively engaged in promoting diversity.
Gloria Larson
How Entrepreneurs Can Spot Subtle Bias
Gender bias

How Entrepreneurs Can Spot Subtle Bias

Training of leaders can include awareness of micro aggressions, inequities or indignities.
Jonathan Segal
What Obama's Order Banning Gay Discrimination Means for Businesses
Legal Issues

What Obama's Order Banning Gay Discrimination Means for Businesses

Many entrepreneurs may be surprised to learn that federal laws have not addressed sexual-orientation or gender-identity bias inside private companies.
Jonathan Segal
Franchisees Take 7-Eleven to Court for Alleged Racial Discrimination
Legal

Franchisees Take 7-Eleven to Court for Alleged Racial Discrimination

A group of franchisees are accusing the convenience chain of trying to make a profit by systematically forcing South Asian immigrant franchisees out.
Kate Taylor
Tinder Suspends Co-Founder Over Sexual Harassment Claims
Legal

Tinder Suspends Co-Founder Over Sexual Harassment Claims

Whitney Wolfe, former vice president of marketing, says she was repeatedly called a whore by top Tinder execs, and that her status as a co-founder was revoked because she was female.
Geoff Weiss
GitHub Co-Founder Quits Following Harassment Allegations
Discrimination

GitHub Co-Founder Quits Following Harassment Allegations

Tom Preston-Werner's departure comes a month after an employee publicly stated that she was harassed by members of GitHub's leadership team.
Jason Fell
Tech Startup Co-Founder Suspended After Allegations of Harassment
Discrimination

Tech Startup Co-Founder Suspended After Allegations of Harassment

Employee takes to Twitter to announce resignation and air her grievances with her company's leadership team.
Jason Fell
Richard Branson on Why Diversity Is an Advantage
Entrepreneurs

Richard Branson on Why Diversity Is an Advantage

Hiring people who are just like you will lead to less creativity and ultimately less profit.
Richard Branson
Why ENDA Is Actually Bad for Business
Growth Strategies

Why ENDA Is Actually Bad for Business

The Employment Non-Discrimination Act, or ENDA, would add costs and complications to businesses that have already shown they are far more enlightened than the government, writes Ray Hennessey.
Ray Hennessey
Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg: Eliminate Bias That Women 'Aren't Meant to Lead'
Leadership

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg: Eliminate Bias That Women 'Aren't Meant to Lead'

Facebook's COO says there is a bias in the business world that women are too aggressive.
Jason Fell