Post Tagged with: "religion"


Abercrombie & Fitch is again found to have violated anti-discrimination laws.

Abercrombie Discriminated Against Female Muslim Employee, Says Judge

Federal court ruling sets up liability trial and possibility for big damages … again.

A legal roundup of discrimination cases going through the courts.

September Legal Roundup: Is Employer Liable for ‘Creepy’ Coworker?

What did the courts say after a town ignored an employee's harassment complaints against a coworker until the victim had already quit her job?

Pope Francis Softens Stance Toward LGBT Community

Pope says that gays are OK, but women are still not priest material.

Diversity Legal Cases: Gender Discrimination

Poor Workforce Diversity Practices Result in Gender Discrimination

A food distributor settles for $200,000 after a federal agency concludes that it discriminated against women.

The New Congress Is the Most Diverse in History

Most Diverse Congress Sworn In

The 113th Congress is the most diverse in history—and it’s not just about race and gender.

How Does Your Company Stay Culturally Competent During the Holidays?

Holidays at Work: Culturally Competent or Offensive? What You SHOULD Know

Is your company culturally competent during the holidays? Ensure employees’ festivities don’t lead to discrimination lawsuits.

Ask DiversityInc: How Does Your Company Handle Religious Holidays?

When allowing employees to celebrate the holidays with tasteful decorations and celebrations, how do organizations make sure that people are not offended?

Who Can't Be Sued for Discrimination?

Who Can’t Be Sued for Discrimination?

Your company may be exempt from employment laws, but you can still get sued. Here’s what you need to know.

Religious Discrimination at Work?

Ask the White Guy: My Managers Are 95% White, Christian–Do I Have a Chance?

What can a person do if they're in a company where the in-crowd goes to a certain church?

Racial Discrimination: Black Employee Fired After Being Called the N-Word

See how this employee’s firing was justified, and read other cases on racial discrimination, religion, disability and FMLA.

How Can Diversity Management Measure Religious Inclusion?

How Can Diversity Management Measure Religious Inclusion?

How does religious inclusion fit into diversity management? Can it be represented/highlighted as a primary metric in an overall diversity assessment?

Diversity & Inclusion Includes Gays & Lesbians: Is Black Church Getting the Message?

Diversity and inclusion cannot exclude anyone—especially LGBT people. Some prominent members of the Black church, led by the Rev. Jesse Jackson, are pushing for equality, but others still don’t get it.

Is Hiring Only Gay Men Unfair?

Workplace Diversity: Is Hiring Only Gay Men Unfair?

Workplace diversity challenged by reverse discrimination? A shipping company lost a $1-million verdict after a manager only wanted to hire gay men. What can you learn?

Is Professor’s ‘Hi, Sweetie’ Comment Sexual Harassment?

Did diversity and inclusion in a corporate culture cause a reaction to this chin-chucking incident? Read this case and more in our legal update.

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Lowe’s Muslim Publicity Gaffe Serves as Case Study of What Not to Do

Lowe’s publicity nightmare continues after being the only major advertiser to pull its advertising from TLC’s “All-American Muslim” reality show.

Ambassador Akbar Ahmed and Dr. Kenneth Pollack

Muslims & Stereotypes: Do They Really Hate Us?

Why is Islamophobia so prevalent in the United States? Islamic experts answer probing questions from DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti and explain how much misguided information reaches the general public.

Supervisor Slammed for ‘Terrorist’ Slur to Muslim Employee

Find out how the EEOC settled this race, national-origin and religious-discrimination case, and read how the courts ruled in other workplace-related lawsuits.

White Guy’s Response to Proselytizing Religious Fundamentalist

In this Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti responds to one reader's fundamentally religious criticism of the recent presidential appointment of Amanda Simpson, who is transgender. See how his reaction emphasizes diversity and values.

Does Gay Marriage Violate Your Religious Values?

We're reaching a crossroads in the way our country treats its LGBT citizens. The dominos are starting to fall.

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

What About Religious Expression?

What's the difference between proselytizing and religious expression? Who gets to decide how much religious expression is acceptable in the workplace? The White Guy addresses both questions in his latest blog entry.

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

Ask the White Guy: LGBT Rights vs. Religious Expression

Where do you draw the line between respecting religious beliefs and standing up for corporate values that demand equal treatment and respect of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people? The White Guy says there's no line to be drawn.

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

Ask the White Guy: Homophobes Shouldn’t Hide Behind Religion

The White Guy responds to a reader's comment and clarifies some points made in his previous post, "Are Traditional Christian Values Part of Diversity?"

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

Are Traditional Christian Values Part of Diversity?

The White Guy responds to a reader's comment that DiversityInc has ignored traditional Christian views.

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

Ask the White Guy: More on Religion, Christians and LGBT Rights

A controversial Ask the White Guy on religion in the workplace sparked a slew of responses from DiversityInc readers, one of whom asked how to respond to someone who says rejecting religious beliefs (such as Christian beliefs that trump the rights of LGBT people) is itself intolerant. The White Guy provides the answer: All civil and human rights are absolute.