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Women’s Health Harmed By Workplace Sexism

Workplace Sexism Can Be Harmful to Women’s Health Research indicates that women working in sex-segregated or male-dominated fields, such as STEM fields, are more likely to experience high levels of both interpersonal and organizational sexism. Women who experience sexism are more likely to report higher levels of stress, more missed days of work, higher rates Read More

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Worker Claims Racial Slurs At Work

Lawsuit Alleges Supervisor Used Racial Slurs at Work A recently filed lawsuit by a former Baltimore County employee alleges that his supervisor at work would often use racial slurs and make inappropriate comments at work. The lawsuit also alleges that once the employee complained of his supervisor’s behavior, he was transferred from his position as a form Read More

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Hair Based Discrimination, Coming To An End?

Lawmakers Nationwide Seek to End Hair-Based Discrimination Lawmakers around the country are working to end hair-based discrimination. The proposed federal legislation would clarify that discrimination based on race or national origin would encompass hair texture and style. The law aims to eliminate discrimination in education, the workplace, housing, and other public programs. At the state Read More

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Hispanic Population Grows In Portland, Oregon

Growing Hispanic Population in the Portland Metro Area In Oregon, the Hispanic population is growing faster than the state’s population as a whole; so what does this mean for Hispanics seeking work in the state? A recent report from the Oregon Employment Department found that Hispanic Oregonians are younger, much more likely to be employed Read More

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Nike Contractor Claims Gender and Sex Discrimination

Former Nike Contractor Alleges Gender Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation in Lawsuit Former Nike contractor Jazz Lyles has brought a lawsuit against the company, alleging gender discrimination, harassment and retaliation. Lyles identifies as transmasculine/nonbinary and prefers the use of the gender pronouns “they/them/theirs.” Lyles informed Nike of their gender identity and preferred pronouns before their employment Read More

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Grammys Director Sues For Sexual Harassment

Former Grammys Director Sues Recording Academy for Sexual Harassment The former Recording Academy CEO, Deborah Dugan, has filed a charge of discrimination with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleging she was sexually harassed by the general counsel for the Recording Academy and put on administrative leave for raising numerous concerns about what goes on Read More

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First Woman To Coach In Superbowl

First Woman to Coach at the Super Bowl Happened in the 2020 Super Bowl Game Katie Sowers has made history as the first female assistant coach to coach a team in the Super Bowl. Sowers is an offensive assistant coach for the San Francisco 49ers. Sowers is also the first openly gay person to coach Read More

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Female Firefighter Discrimination Lawsuit

Female Firefighter in Oregon Files Gender Discrimination Lawsuit A female firefighter who worked for Atira Systems GST of Oregon has filed a lawsuit alleging gender discrimination. In the lawsuit, the woman claims that she was forced to share a hotel room with male colleagues. She alleges that immediately after being hired, she notified a company Read More

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Giants Hire First MLB Full Time Female Coach

San Francisco Giants Hire First Woman Full-Time Coach in MLB History For the first time in history, Major League Baseball will have a full-time female coach. Alyssa Nakken is a former softball player at Sacramento State, and she will be a full-time assistant with the San Francisco Giants. Nakken has been a part of the Read More

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Private Sexual Images And Wrongful Termination

Lawsuit Alleges Wrongful Termination and Distribution of Sexual Images A Kansas City, Missouri woman has filed a lawsuit against her former employer alleging that her employer terminated her after her personal relationship with the owner ended. The woman alleges that she was working as an assistant to the company’s owner for approximately one month before Read More

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