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Race Discrimination Alleged Against Boeing

Racial Discrimination Claim Filed against Boeing In the fall of 2019, four black employees filed a race discrimination lawsuit against Boeing, alleging discrimination at Boeing’s facility in North Charleston, South Carolina. One employee alleges that he was required to train “lesser qualified” and “better paid” workers who are white and that he was not paid Read More

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Women in Leadership Face Sexual Harassment

New Study Shows Women in Leadership Positions Face More Sexual Harassment A new study on workplaces in the U.S., Sweden, and Japan reveals that women who are in supervisory roles may face more sexual harassment in the workplace than women who are not in supervisory roles. Among the hierarchy of leadership positions, women in lower Read More

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EEOC Charges For 2019

More than 70,000 Charges of Discrimination Filed with the EEOC in Fiscal Year 2019 A new report from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reveals that there were 72,675 charges of discrimination filed in fiscal year (FY) 2019. Retaliation continued to be the most frequently filed charge with the agency, followed by disability, race and Read More

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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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