#Workplace Discrimination

  • Article: Virginia Is the First Southern US State to Ban Hair Discrimination in the Workplace

    Virginia Is the First Southern US State to Ban Hair Discrimination in the Workplace

    By Leah Rodriguez|July 2, 2020

    The bill is a step toward achieving racial justice in the US. Read more

  • Article: US Supreme Court Rules Workers Can't Be Fired for Being LGBTQ

    US Supreme Court Rules Workers Can't Be Fired for Being LGBTQ

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 15, 2020

    More than half of gay and trans workers live in states without explicit workplace protections. Read more

  • Article: California Officially Bans Hair Discrimination

    California Officially Bans Hair Discrimination

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 6, 2020

    Policies that ban afros, braids, twists, and locks are now illegal. Read more

  • 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