Employment

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Age Discrimination in Job Postings

More than 40 years after the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 made age discrimination in employment illegal, age discrimination in job postings is still an unfortunate reality. “Everyone is looking to some degree for that idealized, young, energetic person who will take the company to the next level,…

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‘Great Resignation’ Continues With 4.5 Million Americans Voluntarily Quitting Their Jobs, New Government Data Shows

America’s “great resignation” shows no signs of stopping as we enter the new year. Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that “a record 4.5 million Americans voluntarily left their jobs in November,” CNN’s Anneken Tappe reported.  Based on the newly released data from the government employment tracker, this…

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California Man Suing Company That Denied Him Employment Because of His Hairstyle

People of color repeatedly suffer in both the workplace and in education because of simple matters like their hairstyle — and the issue sadly doesn’t appear to be going away. CNN’s Nicquel Terry Ellis and Cheri Mossburg have reported that “a Black job applicant suing an employer over hair discrimination…

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The History of Women’s Equality Day

For the last 48 years, Aug. 26 has been known as Women’s Equality Day in the United States. The annual observation celebrates the numerous achievements and advancements made by women throughout all parts of life, including business, politics, medicine, law, science, academia and more. It also marks the struggle women…

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CNN Enforces Company-Wide COVID-19 Vaccination Policy; Fires 3 Employees Who Refused to Comply

In a high profile — and potentially precedent-setting — firing, cable news network CNN has announced that it has terminated the employment of three employees who came to work unvaccinated, despite company policy mandating COVID-19 vaccinations for all employees. David Bauder of the Associated Press reported that Warner Media chairman…

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Racial and Ethnic Diversity at Nonprofit Foundations Nearing Historic Levels of Representation and Inclusion

If there’s one sector where diversity and inclusion efforts are succeeding, above all others, it might just be the world of nonprofits and philanthropic foundations. A new survey of nearly 2,400 men and women working at 124 different foundations conducted by CHANGE Philanthropy, a coalition of philanthropy groups, found that…