12:30 pm, July 16th | by Colette McIntyre
In a historic first, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission decided in favor of transgender employees who said they were discriminated against based on their gender identity. One case in particular founded a crucial precedent when the EEOC determined that anti-trans* discrimination is a violation of an employee’s rights as protected by the ban on sexual [...]
11:30 am, November 28th | by Sarah Devlin
There’s a growing push from the EU to regulate the percentage of women who are members of corporate boards. But will quotas close the gender gap or make the problem of gender discrimination in the workplace worse?
3:14 pm, November 22nd | by Amy Tennery
Don’t you love it when a study proves something you already knew was true?
5:37 pm, October 26th | by Amy Tennery
An article today from Business Insider claims that it’s logistically advantageous for employers to “(quietly) discriminate against fat people,” because they’ll allegedly cost your company more money than a person of a healthy weight.
The article doesn’t get into the moral implications of this advice — and, in fact, argues for more “legislation to protect against health discrimination” given the apparent impetus to discriminate in this way. So we won’t get into the moral reprehensibility of this either (we could be here all day).
But, morality aside, what we are scratching our heads over is the logic of this statement.