Category: Discrimination

It is unlawful for an employer to engage in discrimination based on age, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation and national origin in the state of California.

Yahoo! Sued Over Possible Sexism in the Workplace

Yahoo!, a popular search engine and internet company, is being sued by a former employee over allegations of gender bias and wrongful termination. According to the lawsuit, which was filed in San Jose, managers at Yahoo! carried out mass firings of males while hiring more females. The lawsuit also alleges that Yahoo! violated California’s WARN … Continue reading

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Wage Inequality Among the Stars: How Unequal Pay Affects the Entertainment Industry

Several recent movies and television shows have come under scrutiny for paying male actors more than female actresses. The best recent example of wage inequality in the entertainment industry occurred with the reboot of the famous 90s television series The X-Files, a show about government cover-ups, aliens and other conspiracies. Stars David Duchovny and Gillian … Continue reading

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