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Investor calls for outside sexual harassment review

An activist investor, Arjuna Capital, has called for Comcast to conduct an independent investigation into what it says are Comcast’s “failures to prevent workplace sexual harassment.” Arjuna Capital has a track record of drawing attention to gender discrimination issues at large companies. The investor filed a proposed shareholder resolution seeking the independent review, citing the Read More

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Five Largest Hospitals in Portland, Oregon

The five largest hospitals in the Portland, Oregon area, ranked by net patient revenue as of 2016, are as follows: OHSU Hospital Providence St. Vincent Medical Center Providence Portland Medical Center Salem Hospital Legacy Emanuel Medical Center The largest, OHSU Hospital, had a net patient revenue in 2016 of $1.63 billion. The other four hospitals Read More

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EEOC Sues Managers of Hotel for Sexual Harassment Allegations

The EEOC is suing the companies that operate the Doubletree by Hilton in Jefferson City, Missouri, for allegations that a male employee sexually harassed his co-workers and that the companies that manage the hotel failed to stop him from his offensive conduct. The allegations against the employee include that he threw a co-worker on a Read More

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Largest Trade Sector Employers in Portland

Sometimes called the “silicon forest” for its deep roots in the technology industry, Portland, Oregon, is home to thousands of companies big and small. The top two largest traded-sector employers in Portland are Intel (approximately 20,000 employees) and Nike (approximately 12,000 employees). Following Intel and Nike as the top fifteen largest traded-sector employers in the Read More

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Ageism in the Workplace – Both Young and Old Affected

A recent survey conducted by a Canadian-based company indicates that ageism, prejudice or discrimination on the grounds of a person’s age continues to be an issue in the hiring process. The survey results revealed that 81% believed their age was a consideration in the hiring process. Only 16% said it was not. Nearly half of Read More

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Allegations of Lack of Diversity at Adidas

Although Adidas’ marketing campaign has included collaborations with celebrities such as Beyonce, Kanye West, and Pharrell, a 2019 news article indicates that only 4.5% of Adidas’ nearly 1,700 employees identify as black, while 78% identify as white. The Times interviewed former and current employees of Adidas who said that the lack of diversity at Adidas Read More

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Employer Settles Race Discrimination Claim after KKK References and Nooses Alleged in the Workplace

A former BHP employee in Arizona has settled a race discrimination lawsuit against BHP’s U.S. subsidiaries. The employee alleged he was harassed by his co-workers based on his race. The harassment included his co-workers defacing posters which depicted African Americans; hanging nooses in the cab of his truck and in workspaces within the facility; and Read More

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CBS Settles Lawsuit with Three Employees Who Allege Charlie Rose Sexually Harassed Them

Three former employees of CBS have settled their lawsuit against CBS. The employees all alleged that former CBS news anchor Charlie Rose sexually harassed them for years, and that CBS knew of the harassment but did nothing to stop it. Although the lawsuit against CBS is resolved, the lawsuit could still move forward against Charlie Read More

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Eight Former Legislative Staffers for New York Lawmakers Detail Harrowing Stories of Sexual Harassment

The state legislature for New York is just another of many states whose lawmakers are facing allegations from victims of sexual harassment in the workplace. Eight former staffers (seven women and one men) testified as to their experiences recently, offering harrowing details of the abuse to lawmakers during a hearing at the state capitol. They Read More

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New York City Will Ban Discrimination Based on Hair

The New Your City Commission on Human Rights has released new guidelines indicating that the targeting of people because of their hair or hairstyle, at work, school or in public places, will be considered racial discrimination. The law will apply to everyone but is particularly aimed at remedying the disparate treatment of black people. In Read More

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