Honestly, I generally try not to resort to clickbait ledes or trending terms like Donald Trump, Taylor Swift, Solar Eclipse, Game of Thrones finale spoilers, and leaked Apple iPhone 8 images, to increase web traffic. That’s beneath a professional ***fart*** blogger like me.
But, since you’re here, please form a single-file line. My servers can only handle so many of you at a time.
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On the same day that President Donald Trump tweeted that the military should ban transgender people from serving, the U.S. Department of Justice doubled down. That is, in a pleading filed yesterday in a federal appellate court, the United States of America revealed its position that our federal laws that protect against discrimination at work do not apply to gay employees.
Suffice it to say, yesterday was not a good day for the LGBT community. Continue reading
Proving that it’s not just women who are victims of sex discrimination, I’ve got news of a new EEOC lawsuit alleging that a company refused to hire a male applicant because of his sex.
Unlike yesterday’s post, this has nothing to do with Silicon Valley. Silicone, however? Maybe.
You see, that “bar” the guy walked into was a gentlemen’s club. Continue reading
In February, a female Uber employee blogging under the pseudonym Amy Vertino blew the lid off of what she alleged to be a corporate culture of misogyny and other rampant discrimination. Recently, there have been several additional high-profile stories of alleged sex discrimination and harassment at the very top of the ladder. Here’s a recent example reported on Monday.
But, allegations of sexism in the C-Suite have been around long before Uber, Fox News, and Mad Men.
So why is it now that the chickens are coming home to roost? And what can your business do to try to avoid these issues? Continue reading
The trailblazing Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals achieved a monumental result. And it only took 53 years after the enactment of Title VII of the Civil Right Act of 1964.
Below, I have a breakdown of yesterday’s historic decision in Hively v. Ivy Tech Community College.