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Financial Services Industry Misses Out on $700B a Year by Ignoring Women: Report

The male-dominated finance industry is missing out on more than $700 billion a year in revenue by failing to listen to or tailor products for women, according to management consultancy Oliver Wyman. “Women are arguably the single largest under-served group …

NY1 News Anchors Sue Charter For Age, Gender Discrimination

Five female news anchors sued Charter Communications Inc., claiming rampant age and gender discrimination at the company’s popular New York One news channel has rendered their decades of experience meaningless. “NY1 has blatantly marginalized them and cast them aside in …

California Prohibits Auto Insurers From Considering Gender When Setting Prices

Consumer groups applauded the outgoing California insurance commissioner for adopting regulations to prohibit gender use in auto insurance pricing in California. Outgoing California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones issued an order to put into effect rules which the groups say will …

University of Minnesota Sued by Former, Current Football Players

Nine black former and current University of Minnesota football players who say their rights were violated in a sexual misconduct investigation sued the school on Friday, alleging they are victims of racial and gender discrimination. The federal lawsuit stems from …

Judge Certifies Class Action Accusing Goldman Sachs of Gender Discrimination

A federal judge ruled that women accusing Goldman Sachs Group Inc. of discriminating against them in pay, promotions and performance reviews may pursue their claims as a group in a class-action lawsuit. The decision late Friday afternoon by U.S. District …

Colorado Firefighter Sues Employer for Bias and Harassment

A Colorado firefighter has filed a lawsuit accusing her employer of gender discrimination and sexual harassment. The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel reported Jennifer Taylor, who works for Colorado River Fire Rescue, which serves the New Castle through Rifle area, says …

Female Rowers Sue University in Texas Court Alleging Gender Discrimination

Members of the SMU women’s rowing team have sued the school, alleging gender discrimination and negligence led to hip injuries. The lawsuit was filed in federal court in Dallas, Texas on behalf of seven past and present team members. It …

Lawsuit Filed against Google by Three Former Female Employees in California

Google faces a new lawsuit accusing it of gender-based pay discrimination. A lawyer representing three female former Google employees is seeking class action status for the claim. The suit, filed in San Francisco Superior Court, follows a federal labor investigation …

Google Defends Employment Practices After U.S. Alleges Gender Pay Gap

Government investigators looking into how Google pays its employees have accused the tech giant of shortchanging women doing similar work to men. A U.S. Department of Labor official disclosed the agency’s allegations during a Friday court hearing in San Francisco. …

University in Ohio Agrees to Settle Student’s Sex Discrimination Suit

The University of Cincinnati has settled a federal lawsuit filed by a student who said she was told she had to sit and work with other female students and not with male students in a physics lab. U.S. District Judge …