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Canada Moves Closer to Gender Equity for Indigenous Women

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A bill to remove gender discrimination from a law regulating indigenous rights does not go far enough, critics say.

comedian repeatedly accused of rape wants to sue UCB for gender discrimination

Comedian Aaron Glaser says he wants to sue UCB for gender discrimination, after dropping his $38 million defamation lawsuit against fellow comedian Jasmine Pierce for “falsely and intentionally“ accusing him of rape. Meanwhile, more accusations against him have come out. Continue reading…

Diversity Experts Already See The Weinstein Scandal As A Watershed

Workplace gender discrimination issues have exploded in the national conversation. Now, says one sociologist, “Women are actually being believed.” Sociologist Michael Kimmel has studied men and masculinity for decades, but the public...Show More Summary

Judge quashes lawsuit against Phoenix nondiscrimination rule

An Arizona judge has rejected a wedding shop's challenge to a Phoenix ordinance that prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Joanna Duka and Breanna Koski, the owners … Click to Continue »

Uber sued for discriminating against 3 engineers based on gender and race

SAN FRANCISCO- Three engineers have this week filed a lawsuit in the Superior Court in San Francisco which sees Uber accused of discriminating against the engineers based on their gender and race. According to Reuters, The lawsuit, filed...Show More Summary

Three female engineers are suing Uber for gender and race discrimination

Uber Technologies Inc. is being sued by three Latina engineers that claim the company discriminated against them based on their gender and race. A lawsuit was filed on Tuesday at the Superior Court in San Francisco by engineers Ingrid Avendano, Roxana del Toro Lopez and Ana Medina. Show More Summary

Uber’s troubled 2017 is about to get worse

Uber’s in trouble again. Three women filed a lawsuit on Tuesday accusing the company of unequal pay and gender discrimination. Ingrid Avedano, Roxana del Toro Lopez and Ana Medina, three Latina software engineers, state the system is...Show More Summary

New York courts consider policy to stop judges from discriminating against trans people

The New York state court system is considering an amendment that would add gender identity and gender expression to the court’s nondiscrimination policies. Nondiscrimination policies for judges, lawyers, court officers, and others in the court system already include sexual orientation, but the co-chairs of the Richard C. Failla LGBTQ Commission of the New York Courts, […]

Three Women Sue Uber For Discrimination Based On Gender And Race

The lawsuit says that Uber’s compensation and other practices discriminate against women and people of color.

3 women of color sue Uber over gender and race-based wage discrimination

Uber discriminated based on race and gender in compensation and promotions, three women of color have alleged in a lawsuit filed in California.  Three Uber engineers—two former and one still employed at the ride-hailing giant—filed a lawsuit Tuesday after bringing complaints to the California Labor and Workforce Development Agency this summer. Show More Summary

Uber hit with lawsuit over gender pay discrimination

Uber has been hit with a lawsuit for the opaque nature of its employee reviews. In January, former employee Susan Fowler explained in a blog post the strange and inconsistent nature of the way Uber promotes and demotes employees. Now...Show More Summary

Uber sued in San Francisco for gender and race discrimination over pay

(Reuters) — Three women engineers have sued Uber for discrimination based of their gender and race, the latest blow to the ride-services company that is straining to overcome a year of controversies over its workplace culture. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday at the Superior Court in San Francisco, follows a widely read blog post in February […]

Three women sue Uber in San Francisco claiming unequal pay, benefits

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Three women engineers have sued Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] for discrimination based of their gender and race, the latest blow to the ride-services company that is straining to overcome a year of controversies over its workplace culture. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday at the Superior Court in San...

NY Attorney General Launches Inquiry Into Weinstein Company Over Gender Discrimination

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has opened an inquiry into the Weinstein Company over whether movie producer Harvey Weinstein's sexual misconduct allegations reflect a broader atmosphere of gender discrimination at the company. Show More Summary

New York Attorney General Opens Inquiry Into Weinstein Company

The New York attorney general has opened a civil-rights inquiry into the Weinstein Company to investigate whether allegations surrounding former co-chair Harvey Weinstein were a part of broader practice of gender discrimination. Weinstein, who was fired from the company October 8 and resigned from its board last week, has been ... More »

Tech companies have a Baby Boomer problem

All the recent focus on sexism and gender discrimination in Silicon Valley has obscured another long-festering diversity problem for the tech industry: ageism. Now job hiring website Indeed is shining a spotlight on the issue. The company recently conducted a survey of 1,011 currently employed US tech workers. Show More Summary

Federal lawsuit against new Title IX guidance claims it is ‘offensive’ and ‘discriminatory’

The new Education Department guidance document on how universities should handle sexual harassment complaints under Title IX, the federal civil rights law that prevents sex and gender discrimination in education, has been challenged....Show More Summary

Thursday News: The equality Governor

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ROY COOPER TAKES STEPS AGAINST TRANSGENDER DISCRIMINATION: Gov. Roy Cooper said Wednesday that transgender people will be able to use public bathrooms that correspond with their gender identity under a proposed settlement of a lawsuit that originated as a challenge to North Carolina’s controversial House Bill 2. Show More Summary

Transgender Scientist Sees Gender Discrimination from Both Sides

Dr. Vivienne Ming, an accomplished neuroscientist has seen gender discrimination in a way that few of us can claim and now she's using that unique insight to change opportunities for young students. But it may be her own experiences as a transgender woman that will best illumine the challenges we face in addressing gender discrimination.

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