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California Democrats Install “Fearless Girl” Knockoff on Headquarters’ Roof

5 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Soon, defiant little girls cast in bronze will become the de facto symbol of gender discrimination the world over. The post California Democrats Install “Fearless Girl” Knockoff on Headquarters’ Roof appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Former Employee Sues UploadVR for Wrongful Termination and Sexual Harassment

UploadVR's former director of digital and social media is suing at the VR startup for sexual harassment, wrongful termination, and gender discrimination (via Tech Crunch). The suit alleges that defendants in the suit, which includesShow More Summary

Fox News faces three new lawsuits for sexual harassment, racial discrimination and physical threats to women

6 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Three new lawsuits have been reportedly filed for alleged sexual harassment and discrimination based on race and gender at Fox News. Mic’s Kelsey Sutton reported that the lawsuits were filed on Monday against the conservative network’s parent company, 21st Century Fox. According to the...

The “No Spin Zone”: An Rx for Sexual Harassment and Gender Discrimination

It’s time to stop mindful blindness in the workplace The list of companies entangled in sexual harassment or gender discrimination suits continues to grow. FOX and Uber have grabbed the most headlines but you can also see a growing list...Show More Summary

Age Discrimination Study and Litigation

There is a great article on age discrimination over at Forbes.com. The article discusses the litigation against RJ Reynolds and PriceWaterhouse Coopers. More interesting, however, is a discussion of a study of gender/age discrimination performed in the hiring context. From...

An Interview with Activist, World Traveler, and Women for Women International President Laurie Adams

Laurie Adams The United Nations has committed to achieving gender equality and empowering women and girls everywhere by 2030. Some specific targets include ending all forms of discrimination against all women, eliminating all forms of...Show More Summary

UploadVR sued over ‘rampant’ sexual behavior in the workplace and wrongful termination

UploadVR is being sued by the company’s former Director of Digital and Social Media for sexual harassment, sex and gender discrimination and wrongful termination, TechCrunch has learned. The virtual reality startup, with offices in San...Show More Summary

This Crime-Fighting Robot Is Ready to Protect Your Business

There's a new sheriff in town, but there's a catch: it's a robot. K5 is a security robot that works for less than minimum wage, doesn't take breaks, and won't sue for discrimination if you misassign its gender. With laser reflexes and hi-tech cameras for surveillance, the thing can......

Judicial Bias in Sex Discrimination Cases: Empirical Analysis

Matthew Knepper (U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis) has just posted on SSRN his article (forthcoming J. Labor Econ.) When the Shadow Is the Substance: Judge Gender and the Outcomes of Workplace Sex Discrimination Cases. Here's the abstract of this important...

Doctors who are mothers face discrimination

2 weeks agoHealth : Reuters: Health

(Reuters Health) - About two thirds of female physicians with children have experienced gender discrimination and one third report discrimination due to pregnancy, maternity leave or breastfeeding, according to a survey conducted last year.

Bisom-Rapp and Sargeant on Gender Discrimination

Friends-of-blog Susan Bisom-Rapp (Thomas Jefferson) and Malcolm Sargeant (Middlesex U. Business School, London) have posted on SSRN chapter 1 of their excellent new book, Lifetime Disadvantage, Discrimination and the Gendered Workforce (Cambridge University Press, 2016). The book was published last...

Jury Awards Former University of Iowa Employee $1.43 Million in Gender Discrimination Suit

A former University of Iowa employee who sued over claims of gender and sexual-orientation discrimination won $1.43 million in damages last week for emotional distress and lost wages. Jane Meyer, 57, was the second highest-ranking official...Show More Summary

4 out of 5 female doctors report gender discrimination at work

2 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

In an unsurprising reveal, 4 out of 5 female doctors reported being discriminated against based on their gender and motherhood.

Gender discrimination versus market competition in India

Developing countries around the world are implementing structural reforms and pro-competitive policies to promote growth, but the impact of this on gender equity is unclear. This column examines the case of India, one of the world’s fastest growing countries, and finds that gender equality has not improved. Show More Summary

Tennessee, Alabama Write Discrimination Into Law

Tennessee's governor signs a bill requiring the "natural" definition of terms regarding marriage and gender, while Alabama says it's OK for adoption agencies to discriminate.

Former Iowa Athletics Administrator Awarded $1.4 Million In Gender And Sexual Orientation Discrimination Case

3 weeks agoSports : Deadspin

Former University of Iowa athletics administrator Jane Meyer was awarded $1.43 million on Thursday after a jury ruled that the school had discriminated against her on the basis of her gender and sexual orientation. Read more...

Fox News Hit With Another Lawsuit Claiming Discrimination

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

A radio reporter at Fox News sued the network Thursday over allegations of gender discrimination. It’s the latest lawsuit in a string of legal actions aimed at the news giant. In the suit, Jessica Golloher, a radio journalist based in...Show More Summary

Former Fox News Reporter Files Lawsuit Alleging She Was Fired For Reporting Gender Discrimination

Jessica Golloher, a radio correspondent for Fox News Radio Network, claims in a new lawsuit that Fox used their new harassment hotline “to paint targets on the backs of employees,” Reuters reports. Golloher’s lawsuit claims she was laid off in retaliation for reporting sex discrimination. Read more...

Fox News hit with another gender discrimination lawsuit

A Fox News radio correspondent has sued the network, saying she was fired last month in retaliation for contacting the law firm investigating sexual harassment and gender discrimination complaints at the company. The suit filed in New York State Supreme Court is the latest in a litany of complaints...

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