Discrimination

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Don't Let Your 'Senior Citizen' Status Kill Your Entrepreneurial Spirit
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Don't Let Your 'Senior Citizen' Status Kill Your Entrepreneurial Spirit

If Colonel Sanders could found KFC in his 60s, what will you do with your "senior" years? Here are six advantages you have.
Toby Nwazor
Facebook to Stop Ethnicity-Based Targeting for Some Ads
Facebook

Facebook to Stop Ethnicity-Based Targeting for Some Ads

The feature, intended to help advertisers reach ethnic groups with relevant ads, has come under fire from politicians and civil rights leaders.
How Uber Drivers Might Be Ripping You Off
Ridesharing Apps

How Uber Drivers Might Be Ripping You Off

Have you ever wondered why your ride cost more than you thought it should?
Lydia Belanger
Airbnb Now Requires That Hosts Accept Anti-Discrimination Rules
Airbnb

Airbnb Now Requires That Hosts Accept Anti-Discrimination Rules

If you're kicked out for racism or sexism, you can't feign ignorance.
Workforce Discrimination Is Costing Business $64 Billion Every Year
Workplace Diversity

Workforce Discrimination Is Costing Business $64 Billion Every Year

Raising the issue of job discrimination usually falls to those who are hurt most. Everybody else wants to change the subject.
Michael Welp
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'
Inspiring Your Team

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
Inspiring Your Team

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
Inspiring Your Team

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