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Google Accused of ‘Systemic’ Gender Pay Discrimination by Labor Department

Google Segregates Women into Lower Level Jobs, Lawsuit Alleges

The tech giant “systematically” discriminates against its female employees and also keeps them from opportunities for promotions, according to a lawsuit.

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Diversity Management Is Neither Conservative Nor Liberal

The Google controversy is being cast as liberal versus conservative; it’s neither.

James Damore Fired Google Engineer: Company ‘Shamed Me’

Fired Google Engineer: Company ‘Shamed Me’

James Damore, who said in an interview he feels “betrayed” by the tech giant, also filed a complaint against his former employer.

Google Engineer’s Anti-Diversity Memo Displays Company’s Misogynist Culture

Google Engineer’s Anti-Diversity Memo Displays Company’s Misogynist Culture

Top leaders at the company demonstrated their own worst practices by hiding behind a statement from their brand new head of diversity, who has only been on the job for a couple of weeks.

Fox News’ Eric Bolling Allegedly Sent X-Rated Texts to Female Coworkers: Report

Fox News’ Eric Bolling Allegedly Sent X-Rated Texts to Female Coworkers: Report

Another high-profile sexual harassment case rocks the conservative cable news outlet.

Gay Workers Not Protected from Discrimination, Justice Department Says

Gay Workers Not Protected from Discrimination, Justice Department Says

Trump administration continues discriminating against LGBTs; meanwhile, EEOC provides a very different viewpoint.

Sleep May Suffer in Blacks who Face Discrimination

Sleep May Suffer in Blacks Who Face Discrimination

Experiences with discrimination were a strong determinant of poor sleep, and in particular, short sleep duration and poor sleep quality.

London Muslim attack

Trump Again Declines to Comment on Muslim Bias Murder

Quick on the draw Twitterer in Chief silent once again on London hate crime, drawing a stark anti-Muslim contrast.

Uber Fires More Than 20 Workers After Sexual Harassment Investigation

Uber Fires More Than 20 Workers After Sexual Harassment Investigation

Lack of diversity was always at the core of Uber’s problems.

Quarter of U.S. Tech Workers Perceive Discrimination: Survey

Google Says Calculating Gender Pay Data Would Be Too Expensive

The excuse comes despite the company’s previous claim that it had already calculated this data — on a global scale.

Judges Focus on Discrimination in Muslim Ban Hearing

Judges Focus on Discrimination in Muslim Ban Hearing

A reasonable person would see Trump’s statements as evidence of discriminatory intent, one attorney said.

Republicans Urge Trump to Enact Discriminatory Executive Order

Republicans Urge Trump to Enact Discriminatory Executive Order

Republicans told the president to consider Americans that “have been harmed and left unprotected for far too many years” — religious conservatives.

U.S. Drops Some Claims Against Texas Voter ID Law

U.S. Judge Finds Texas Voter ID Law Was Intended to Discriminate

The decision came after an appeals court last year said the 2011 law had an outsized impact on minority voters.

Arkansas Supreme Court Blocks Local LGBT Nondiscrimination Measures

Arkansas Supreme Court Blocks Local LGBT Nondiscrimination

Local governments do not have the authority to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, the court ruled.

Muslim ban

Judge Blocks Deportation of Travelers Snagged by Trump Order

Trump's executive order restricts people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States.

Discrimination Against Latinos in United States Has Risen, Study Says

Discrimination Against Latinos in U.S. Has Risen, Study Says

Correlation between discrimination and anti-immigrant policies "chilling" following President-elect Donald Trump's hard-line immigration proposals.

U.S. School an Antidote to Transgender Discrimination Complaints

U.S. School an Antidote to Transgender Discrimination Complaints

Pride School Atlanta, a private school in Georgia, provides LGBT youth a safe haven to attend school.

Delta Air Lines Offers Apology to Black Doctor, Makes Policy Changes

Delta Air Lines Offers Apology to Black Woman Doctor Called “Sweetie” by Flight Attendant

"Inclusion training," but no other specific action, to be given to astoundingly white male leadership team.

U.S. Appeals Court to Hear Gay Workplace Discrimination Case

Texas Could Lose $8.5 Billion if Anti-LGBT Legislation is Passed: Study

A study found that Texas' economy could suffer greatly — like North Carolina’s did —if lawmakers sign anti-LGBT legislation.

Study: Uber, Lyft Drivers Discriminate Against Blacks with 'African American-Sounding Names'

Study: Uber, Lyft Drivers Discriminate Against Blacks with ‘African American-Sounding Names’

Researchers found that ride-sourcing companies are not exempt from practicing racial discrimination.

Airbnb Responds to Racism by Tweaking Anti-Bias Policies for Hosts

Airbnb Responds to Racism by Tweaking Anti-Bias Policies for Hosts

"When we designed the platform — three white guys — there were a lot of things we didn't think about," Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky said.

North Carolina transgender

Partial Win in Fight Over North Carolina Transgender Bathroom Law

Federal judge rules North Carolina's university system must allow transgender students and employee to use bathrooms matching their gender identity.

Voter ID Laws Smacked Down as Being Overtly Racist

Voter ID Laws Smacked Down as Being Overtly Racist

Federal court in North Carolina said state disenfranchised “African-Americans with almost surgical precision,” while federal judges in Wisconsin and North Dakota said Blacks and Native American voters were affected.

U.S. Appeals Court Strikes Down North Carolina Voter ID Law

U.S. Appeals Court Strikes Down North Carolina Voter ID Law

Court ruled the law discriminated against African-American residents.