The resonance of New York's new anti-body discrimination law

Jun 5, 2023
The city's new anti-body discrimination law is aimed at revamping workplace protections.
Tracy Cox, a singer at the Metropolitan Opera in New York, said the city's new anti-body discrimination law would help combat weight discrimination in the workplace.
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How forced arbitration can hurt Black and brown workers

Jul 3, 2020
Some say forced arbitration favors employers in racial discrimination cases.
Forced arbitration could have negative impacts on Black and brown workers the moment they find a job.
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Supreme Court ruling gives LGBTQ educators protections at public and many private schools

Jun 16, 2020
Religious schools are likely to be exempt from anti-discrimination protections under the new ruling.
Until now, LGBTQ teachers in more than half of U.S. states have had little or no legal protection from employment discrimination.
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"The next Steve Jobs might just be named Stephanie."

Nov 4, 2019
A new book outlines the experience of 31 female founders and CEOs in business today.
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Facing job discrimination without legal protection

Jul 29, 2016
LGBTQ people, especially trans people of color, are more likely to be poor.
A makeshift memorial for the victims of the Pulse Nightclub shooting is left at the Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts on June 15, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. The shooting at Pulse Nightclub, which killed 49 people and injured 53, is the worst mass-shooting event in American history. 
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Defining sex discrimination yesterday and today

May 18, 2016
One author traces the history of gender rights back to the 1964 Civil Rights bill.
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