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How Facebook Failed to Stem Racist Abuse of England’s Soccer Players

How Facebook Failed to Stem Racist Abuse of England’s Soccer Players

For more than two years, soccer officials pushed the social network to limit the invective. As a new season begins, the hate continues.

U.K. Salon Industry Long Underserved Black Clients. It’s Vowing to Change That.

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U.K. Salon Industry Long Underserved Black Clients. It’s Vowing to Change That.

The country’s offering of salons has long underserved Black people. Will new standards requiring trainees to learn how to work with textured hair change that inequality?

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Chicago Improv Was Dead. Can New Leaders Revive It?

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Chicago Improv Was Dead. Can New Leaders Revive It?

The past year left the city’s two most prominent institutions reeling. Now, outsiders are helping to guide the re-emergence of these celebrated comedy centers.

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Who Discriminates in Hiring? A New Study Can Tell

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Applications seemingly from Black candidates got fewer replies than those evidently from white candidates. The method could point to specific companies.This post was originally published on this site

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Cancer Stricken Exec Laid Off After Filing EEOC Charge Heads To Trial

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By Joy Waltemath and Brandi O. Brown, J.D. — A former company VP who within four years after he was diagnosed with cancer was denied two yearly bonuses and equity awards and was laid off after filing an EEOC charge, will be allowed to take many of his claims to a jury after a ruling by a federal […]

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Federal Contractor Rule Prohibits LBGT Discrimination

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Federal Contractor Rule Prohibits LBGT Discrimination

The U.S. Department of Labor has announced a new rule implementing an executive order signed by President Obama in July that prohibits discrimination by federal contractors on the bases of sexual orientation and gender identity. July’s executive order was the first federal action ensuring LGBT workplace equality in the private sector. Currently 18 states, the […]

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Are You Unemployed Over 55? Grey Haired And 55 Or Older Need Not Apply

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Are You Unemployed Over 55? Grey Haired And 55 Or Older Need Not Apply

By R.W. GREENE— To judge from unemployment rates, you might think it’s not too hard to pull off the trick of finding a job while having grey hair and being 55 or older. After all, the unemployment rate last year for people aged 55 and older stood at 6%. That number has even improved slightly […]

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Equal Pay Day

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Equal Pay Day

When President Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act into law in 1963, women were earning an average of 59 cents on the dollar compared to men. While women hold nearly half of today’s jobs, and their earnings account for a significant portion of the household income that sustains the financial wellbeing of their families, they […]

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Equal Pay Day: Association Publishes Latest Analysis Of The Gender Pay Gap

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Equal Pay Day: Association Publishes Latest Analysis Of The Gender Pay Gap

A must-read for Equal Pay Day, the American Association of University Women (AAUW) has  published its annual pay gap analysis, The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap, complete with charts on the gender pay gap broken down by state, race/ethnicity, education, and age. The analysis shows that one of the widest pay gap disparities is […]

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Equal Pay Day 2013 Events In The U.S., Internationally And Online

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Equal Pay Day 2013 Events In The U.S., Internationally And Online

Equal Pay Day 2013 Events In The U.S., Overseas And Online From the National Committee on Pay Equity: The National Women’s Law Center is hosting a blog carnival all day on Equal Pay Day and a tweetchat at 1 pm (ET), with hashtag #TalkPay. This June will mark 50 years since President Kennedy signed the Equal […]

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