#Workplace Discrimination

  • Article: New York Bans Hair Discrimination Statewide, Following in California’s Footsteps

    New York Bans Hair Discrimination Statewide, Following in California’s Footsteps

    By Gabrielle Deonath|July 16, 2019

    New York is the second state to ban discrimination based on natural hair to combat biased treatment. Read more

  • Article: Japanese Women Are Protesting Required High Heels in the Workplace

    Japanese Women Are Protesting Required High Heels in the Workplace

    By Daniele Selby|June 5, 2019

    Thousands have rallied behind the #KuToo campaign to ban sexist work dress codes. Read more

  • Article: Pixar Takes on Toxic Masculinity in the Workplace With Latest Short

    Pixar Takes on Toxic Masculinity in the Workplace With Latest Short

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Feb. 5, 2019

    “Purl” is about a pink ball of yarn who joins B.R.O. Capital. Read more

  • Article: US Justice Department Says Employees Can Be Fired for Being Transgender

    US Justice Department Says Employees Can Be Fired for Being Transgender

    By Jerica Deck|Oct. 25, 2018

    The DOJ argues that federal laws on sex discrimination don't include gender identity. Read more

  • Article: Amazon Shuts Down AI Hiring Tool for Being Sexist

    Amazon Shuts Down AI Hiring Tool for Being Sexist

    By Joanna Prisco|Oct. 11, 2018

    Amazon created an artificial intelligence tool to help with recruiting, but it showed gender bias. Read more

  • Article: The US Is Now One of the Top 10 Most Dangerous Countries for Women

    The US Is Now One of the Top 10 Most Dangerous Countries for Women

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 26, 2018

    On the heels of #MeToo, the US is the only Western country to make the top 10. Read more

  • Article: Nearly Half of American Women in Science Have Been Harassed, Study Says

    Nearly Half of American Women in Science Have Been Harassed, Study Says

    By Daniele Selby|June 13, 2018

    Most women said they had experienced inappropriate comments and sexist jokes at work. Read more

  • Article: Hundreds of H&M and Gap Factory Workers Abused Daily, Report Says

    Hundreds of H&M and Gap Factory Workers Abused Daily, Report Says

    By James Hitchings-Hales|June 5, 2018

    Fast fashion leads to sexual assault — and the world’s biggest fashion companies are to blame. Read more