Some states protect LGBTQ worker from discrimination, but many others do not.
The Supreme Court will decide in the next year whether sexual orientation and gender identity are covered under federal employment discrimination law.
All together now?
Major US environmental organizations have promised to diversify their staffs and boards for more than 20 years, but moved slowly. Will workplace scandals make a difference?
Like any employer, the Québec government has an obligation of reasonable accommodation when it comes to its employees.
As an employer, how will the Québec government's duty to reasonably accommodate the needs of its employees conflict with its plan to ban religious symbols among some civil servants?
Transgender employees still struggle in the workplace.
While US companies have made significant strides in creating workplaces that are more inclusive of transexual individuals, discrimination and employment penalties remain.
It takes all sorts: workplaces can harness as strengths the differences that usually disadvantage people with autism.
Wanting to change a person’s autistic behaviours is like attempting to correct left-handedness or sexual preference. The modern workplace should see strength in difference.
Christine Blasey Ford prepares to face the Senate.
Senators followed a playbook familiar to millions of women. In promoting men, companies and other organizations have frequently brushed aside allegations of sexual assault and harassment.
It’s a mistake to think of coming out as a once-off declaration: many LGBTIQ+ people have to come out to new colleagues and workplaces again, and again, and again.
When LGBTIQ+ people change jobs, gain new workmates or a new boss, they again must weigh up the risks of coming out. Inclusive workplaces realise the benefits of workers who can be their true selves.
Is the scale telling the truth?
A new study explores whether how we perceive our body weight affects our prospects in the job market and at work.
A man convicted of child pornography access and possession has won an employment discrimination case against Suncorp.
Insurance company Suncorp refused to hire a man due to his prior convictions relating to child pornography. The Australian Human Rights Commission the employer discriminated against the man.
Men’s dominance in the boardroom has barely changed over the years.
The share of board seats held by women varies dramatically across the country, from none in Alaska to close to half in New Mexico. A few key policies may make all the difference.
New census data gives insight into Canada’s immigrant population, including how English language proficiency can impact wages. Here, a group of new Canadians take part in a citizenship ceremony in Ottawa in September.
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New census data provides a chance to understand why immigrants earn lower wages than Canadians who have been here for many generations. Whether immigrants speak English at home may be a clue.
Why do we think of a firefighter as a man and a nurse as a woman and not the other way around?
Why do we consider some occupations 'male' and other 'female'? New research sheds some light on how giving jobs genders hurts everyone, men included.
Uber is the latest Silicon Valley company to find itself accused of sexism.
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The escalating indifference with which Uber allegedly reacted to a software engineer's harassment claims is the norm in the corporate world, where enforcing civil rights laws is seen as a tax on profits.
The court can make a big difference in workers’ lives.
A Trump victory on Nov. 8 would preserve a conservative majority on the court. A look back at its recent decisions shows why that would be very bad for workers' rights.
It’s not that difficult.
Most workplaces still discriminate against women. Here's how men can fight for equality.
Savaged for her size: pop singer Meghan Trainor.
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There's no protection from size discrimination in UK law, but European disability law may offer some comfort.