USA: In lawsuit, 50 companies argue for legal protections against sexual orientation discrimination - make business case
Author: Erin Mulvaney, National Law Journal (USA)
50 Companies Tell Court Sexual Orientation Discrimination Is Bad For Business, 26 June 2017...
USA: Corporate Equality Index scores record number of companies full marks for having inclusive policies for LGBT workers
Author: Susie Cagle, Guardian (UK)
…Despite the verdict [in Kleiner’s favour], Pao and other women in the tech industry remained defiant, hinting at more fights to come in their efforts to level the playing field. While Pao’s trial was under way, former employees at Twitter and Facebook...
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Author: Emily Bazelon, New York Times
…It is telling that the highest-profile lawsuit of the moment in Silicon Valley isn’t about intellectual property or antitrust violations, but about sex discrimination…At the heart of the case is Pao’s claim that a married colleague at Kleiner Perkins...
Author: Chris Spargo, Daily Mail (UK)
"Tinder settles sexual harassment lawsuit as female co-founder branded a ‘heartless w**** who flirts with Muslim pigs' gets undisclosed sum, and male aggressor at the center of the scandal leaves company", 9 Sep 2014 ...
Author: San Francisco Chronicle [USA]
Three online dating giants agreed to screen for sex offenders and take other safety steps after a woman was assaulted on a date, California Attorney General Kamala Harris announced…Match.com [part of IAC], eHarmony and Spark Networks signed a joint...
Author: Agence France Presse
A US senator on Tuesday asked 30 leading companies...for information about their human rights practices in China after Google's threat to leave the country over cyberattacks and Web censorship...The letters were sent to Acer, Amazon, Apple, AT&T,...
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