An employment law expert explains why you shouldn't use an age-related insult at work to demean an older colleague.
Large corporations have both contributed to the expansion of LGBTQ equality and served as a bulwark against conservative backlash.
In an interview, law professor Carlos Ball explains how gay rights activists and corporations went from adversaries to partners. But would the alliance have happened if it had hurt the bottom line?
Women in upper management are discriminated against by all employees, not just men.
Women in the workplace face discrimination at every level, including in upper management.
Between email, Slack and social media, you may need three devices to handle all the interruptions.
Interruptions are inevitable – but how they happen matters.
Consumers react differently to beautiful service employees.
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New research shows how attractive employees can rub some customers the wrong way.
Amazon workers in Seattle walked off the job on Sept. 20 in a climate strike.
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There's no First Amendment in the workplace, which leaves worker activists at the whim of their employers.
A new study shows that workplace sexual harassment significantly impacts the bottom line.
The paper "Me Too: Does Workplace Sexual Harassment Hurt Firm Value?" shows that firms with high levels of sexual harassment decline in value.
KPMG says Australia’s gender pay gap declined from $3.05 an hour in 2014 to $2.43 in 2017.
If we really want to close the gender pay gap, we need to talk about traps we fall into at home.
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.
Collective bargaining isn’t enough to revive labor unions.
Unions should move their focus away from traditional collective bargaining and instead embrace new ways to attract new members, such as by offering discounted benefits and engaging in more advocacy.
Providing workers who have autism with a quiet workspace and detailed instructions on tasks are among several accommodation strategies for employers.
Employers that make accommodations for workers with autism can help all workers and make our workplaces more just and productive for all.
A cultural shift may be underway that reporting sexual harassment won’t necessarily impede a woman’s career advancement.
By chance, a sociologist started an experiment the day sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein became public. As the #MeToo movement gained steam, people's responses changed.
Employers are required to accommodate the needs of pregnant women only in limited circumstances.
In most states, employers aren't required to accommodate the unique needs of pregnant women except in limited circumstances.
Added to the complications of dealing with such a unique type of loss, is the fact that many people feel uncomfortable talking about personal issues with their colleagues.
Going through the menopause can be isolating for many women.
Research shows two-thirds of women surveyed reported a moderate to severe impact on their working lives and some even left employment altogether.
The Kavanaugh hearings were about the only thing Congress has done with a link to #MeToo.
In the last year, workplace culture faced major upheaval for working women. We at The Conversation put together our reporting on that very topic from 2018.
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.
As more mothers re-enter the workforce, employers, governments and schools must support them.
Universal low-cost childcare and workplace flexibility will help mothers return to the workplace and are important investments in the Australian workforce.
In France, expressions of spirituality are rare in workplace, but the situation has evolved since the 2010s. How important is this phenomenon and what are the impacts on the organisations?
Stressful work environments can exacerbate menopausal symptoms. Women who enjoy higher levels of support, on the other hand, report lower levels of menopausal symptoms.
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Menopause at work is about creating a supportive environment for women, not managing menopause.