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Employees Reporting Harassment Suffer Retaliation for Complaining: Time’s Up Study

Three years into the #MeToo movement, there may be more awareness around workplace sexual harassment. But a new report finds that almost three-quarters of people reporting such harassment suffer from retaliation if they complain. More than 7 out of 10 …

Four Ex-Employees Seek Class Action Status for Gender Pay Claims Against Google

Four female former employees of Alphabet Inc.’s Google are trying to persuade a state court to let them represent more than 10,000 peers in a gender-pay disparity suit against the company, setting the stage for the next big battle over …

Female Firefighter in Oregon Files Gender Discrimination Lawsuit

A woman who fought fires for Atira Systems GST of Oregon is suing for gender discrimination, saying she was forced to share a hotel room with male colleagues, according to court documents. Michelle LaPage, who is identified in the documents …

CBS-TV Sued by Producer of ’60 Minutes’ Alleging Gender Bias and Retaliation

An associate producer on the CBS current affairs TV show “60 Minutes” filed a lawsuit on Tuesday alleging gender discrimination and retaliation by the company after she complained about inappropriate conduct by her boss. In the complaint, filed in New …

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 …