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‘Ground-Breaking’ Ruling Says Transgender Discrimination Is Covered by Title VII

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently ruled, in what many have described as a ground-breaking decision, that discrimination based on an employee’s transgender status is discrimination based on “sex” in
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Court Says You Can Fire A Worker You Believe Made Up A Discrimination Claim

It’s not just people who fabricate complaints of discrimination at work who can be fired, but those whom you believe fabricated discrimination claims. Everybody, roar it with me, “Yassssss!” In Villa v. Cavamezze Grill, LLC.
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GLAAD applauds Tennessee State Senate for stopping destructive anti-trans bill

From: Via: RT @glaad: GLAAD applauds Tennessee State Senate for stopping destructive anti-trans bill
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So much for Equal Pay Day Google accused of very significant pay discrimination

From: Mashable By Patrick Kulp Recommended by: Mashable The Labor Department claimed Friday that Google has fostered an "extreme" gender pay gap across its entire workforce.The bombshell accusation stems from an ongoing
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What Uber Has to Teach Us About Company Culture

It’s been a challenging few weeks for Uber to say the least. Uber is receiving criticism and close internal and public scrutiny after a former engineer, Susan Fowler, recounted her negative experience working at Uber. To make matters
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Why You Should Take All Harassment Complaints Seriously

When I conduct anti-harassment training for supervisors, one of the points I stress is that all complaints of harassment and discrimination — no matter how minor — must be taken seriously. Why? For a few reasons. By addressing
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We're About To See If Employers Can Protect LGBT Workers When The Government Won't

This story reflects the views of this author, but not necessarily the editorial position of Fast Company.Late last month, a leaked draft of an executive order from the Trump Administration hinted that the Oval Office was considering granting federal
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Facebook has discriminated against you and its not going to stop

From: Mashable By Patrick Kulp Recommended by: Mashable The animated facade of the Nasdaq MarketSite, welcomes the Facebook IPO, in New York's Times Square. Image: Associated press/richard drew, fileOnline advertising's been built
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Facebook sued over ads based on racial preference

From: Mashable By Patrick Kulp Recommended by: Mashable Once again, the focus is on Facebook. Image: Associated Press/dapd, Joerg KochA class-action lawsuit is accusing Facebook of breaking housing and job ad discrimination laws.A