Discrimination

News and Articles About Discrimination

Ex-Fox News Host Gretchen Carlson Sues CEO Roger Ailes, Claiming Sexual Harassment
Sexual Harassment

Ex-Fox News Host Gretchen Carlson Sues CEO Roger Ailes, Claiming Sexual Harassment

Carlson claimed in the lawsuit that Ailes took her off the popular morning show Fox & Friends in 2013, cut her pay and placed her in a less desirable afternoon time slot because she refused to have a sexual relationship with him.
Digital Marketing in a 'Culture of Victimhood'
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Digital Marketing in a 'Culture of Victimhood'

Given the today's hyper-sensitivity toward misogyny, racism and other forms of bigotry, you may commit unwitting 'microaggressions.' Here's how not to.
Mike Canarelli
Hiring Requires Choices and Not Every Choice Is 'Discrimination'
Hiring

Hiring Requires Choices and Not Every Choice Is 'Discrimination'

Even the fairest of employers knows that, for some jobs, gender, age and physical ability are valid reasons for hiring one person and not another.
Gene Marks
Why Bumble's Anti-Bullying Open Letter to a Male User Is Totally on Brand
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Why Bumble's Anti-Bullying Open Letter to a Male User Is Totally on Brand

The feminist dating app's opposition to traditional gender roles goes beyond who makes the first move.
Lydia Belanger
Target to Allow Transgender People to Use Bathroom of Their Choice
Target

Target to Allow Transgender People to Use Bathroom of Their Choice

The retailer says that it stands for inclusivity and equality.
Phil Wahba
Big Business Leaders Urge Repeal of Mississippi Law Opposed by LGBT Community
Laws

Big Business Leaders Urge Repeal of Mississippi Law Opposed by LGBT Community

'The business community, by and large, has consistently communicated to lawmakers at every level that such laws are bad for our employees and bad for business.'
Leaders Need These 8 Guardrails for Dealing With Workplace Political Discussions
Legal Advice

Leaders Need These 8 Guardrails for Dealing With Workplace Political Discussions

'Too old'? 'Too religious'? 'Too gay'? These discussions are absolute no-nos.
Jonathan Segal
5 Ways to Make Your Company's Hiring Process More Fair
Hiring

5 Ways to Make Your Company's Hiring Process More Fair

Allegations from a special needs applicant in Pennsylvania illustrate ongoing concerns about job discrimination.
Heather R. Huhman
5 Things You Need to Know About Web Accessibility
Legal Issues

5 Things You Need to Know About Web Accessibility

With litigation under the Americans with Disabilities Act on the rise, companies should be adding web accessibility to their list of top priorities for 2016.
Kimberly Reindl
Oregon Bakery Pays $144,000 After Refusing Service to Same-Sex Couple
Court Cases

Oregon Bakery Pays $144,000 After Refusing Service to Same-Sex Couple

The bakery owners were found to be in violation of anti-discrimination laws because their bakery was not registered as a religious institution.
How One Fashion Worker's Pronunciation of 'Bra' Sparked a Workplace Lawsuit
Legal

How One Fashion Worker's Pronunciation of 'Bra' Sparked a Workplace Lawsuit

The employee claims her assistant and co-workers frequently mocked how she pronounced words like 'lunch,' 'buyer,' 'arrow' and, especially, 'bra.'
What Businesses in NYC Need to Know About Discrimination Against Transgender Workers
Legal

What Businesses in NYC Need to Know About Discrimination Against Transgender Workers

The city recently released updated guidelines on what actions are considered discrimination.
Nina Zipkin
Leave Biases Behind. Why Can't We Just Ignore Our Differences?
Radicals & Visionaries

Leave Biases Behind. Why Can't We Just Ignore Our Differences?

Prejudice does not discriminate. But as entrepreneurs, we celebrate defying norms, so this shouldn't be an issue.
Jim Joseph
Effective Background Checks: 5 Factors to Consider
Performance Ignited

Effective Background Checks: 5 Factors to Consider

Sometimes a potential employee isn't all he or she seems to be. Proper screening is a must.
Michael Georgiou