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Can Dating My Co-Worker Lead to Gender Discrimination?

Posted on September 6, 2017 Author:

In 2015, Ellen Pao lost a gender discrimination trial against the Silicon Valley venture firm where she worked as a senior partner. Recently, Pao spoke with Business Insider regarding the incidents that led to her filing a gender discrimination claim,...

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Are Women Who Work at Google Suffering Discrimination?

Posted on August 28, 2017 Author:

Tech businesses in Silicon Valley have been under fire in recent years due to claims that their female employees face hostile work environments, including harassment and discrimination. We recently explored this topic when we blogged about an anti-diversity memo that...

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Can I Sue a Private School for Discriminating Against My Transgender Child?

Posted on August 23, 2017 Author:

What can I do if a school is discriminating against my child? That’s a question that a family in Yorba Linda, California asked recently before moving forward with a gender discrimination lawsuit against the private school their transgender child attends....

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Why Are Some Google Employees Against Diversity in the Workplace?

Posted on August 16, 2017 Author:

The Huffington Post recently featured a report on a Google employee who sent out a memo railing against diversity in the workplace. Why Did the Google Employee Write an Anti-Diversity Memo? Per the unnamed Google engineer’s 3,000-word memo, because of...

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Does My Condition Qualify as A Disability?

Posted on April 17, 2017 Author:

Millions of Americans in the workforce suffer from health conditions that may qualify as a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). However, these workers are also discriminated against on a regular basis. Workers with disabilities may be mistreated...

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How Do I Know If I Am Experiencing Employment Discrimination at Work?

Posted on December 5, 2016 Author:

A national trucking company has reached a $260,000 settlement with four Southern California workers. The four men, all whom are Sikh, lost their jobs for refusing to submit hair for a drug or urine test. One of the workers was...

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Do Silicon Valley Employers View Hiring Women as Risky?

Posted on September 28, 2016 Author:

A recent article in TIME made some interesting points on why Silicon Valley’s startup community is worried about hiring women. According to the article, startup employers may fear women will take maternity leave. The article references events that took place...

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Do Studios Discriminate Against Disabled Actors?

Posted on August 15, 2016 Author:

A recent study conducted by the Ruderman Family Foundation suggests disabled actors face hiring discrimination in the television industry. Data from the study shows only 2 percent of actors who appear on television have disabilities. You might be wondering how...

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