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Glassdoor Reviews Open a Window to Sexual Harassment

 

Glassdoor has proven itself a great place for job-seekers to learn about an employer’s working conditions, office culture, salary ranges, and more. For many, it is the first place someone looking for a job will turn for insight into a potential employer. With our nation’s current focus on the #MeToo movement, Glassdoor has become a […]

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Riot Games Apologizes for Toxic Work Environment Charges

 

Riot Games, developer of the number one online game worldwide, League of Legends, shows a picture on their website of several thousand employees gathering to illustrate the company’s commitment to diversity. Recently, however, the company had to confront serious allegations of creating an unwelcoming work environment and harassing and abusing employees. Allegations About Riot Games […]

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Uber Experiences Major Oversight

 

Uber, a popular ridesharing company, has been known for thinking outside of the box and changing the taxi industry. However, one area in which the company lacks progression is with gender identity. The company’s application currently makes it difficult for transgender drivers to correctly identify themselves and are getting kicked off the application. ID Verification […]

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Nike Accused of Gender Discrimination

 

A complaint that was recently filed against Nike accuses the apparel and footwear giant of gender discrimination. A group of women employees who formerly worked for the company say Nike routinely discriminated against women, and fostered a hostile, intolerant work environment. They claim they were treated less fairly than men in work conditions, pay, and […]

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Sexual Harassment Policies in Workplaces Favor Employers

 

A new Harvard Business Review article points out that companies who are doing their best to curb sexual harassment are unlikely to eliminate it. Victims who are brave enough to take the company to court, only 25 percent of women who are harassed file a complaint internally or take their case to the Equal Employment […]

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Pennsylvania Home to First LGBTQ Commission

 

The pressure to conform to social norms is felt by everyone. Social norms can be helpful as these unwritten rules of conduct in common situations can help delineate what is acceptable behavior. They enable people to have a sense of predictability and safety in social situations and to avoid being subjected to random chaotic behavior. […]

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Smart Phone Applications Help Report Sexual Harassment

 

Many people who have been victims of sexual harassment do not report it. Even in the wake of publicity about sexual harassment after the Harvey Weinstein revelations, the #MeToo movement that followed, and the ensuing scandals that came to light in many industries, victims are often afraid to speak up. However, a new Smart Phone […]

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WaWa Involved in Wrongful Termination Case

 

Labor laws exist throughout the nation to protect workers from abusive working conditions, prevent child labor, provide a safe and healthful workplace, and to avoid excessive hours. State-specific employment laws require employers to provide a 30-minute continuous uninterrupted break for employees scheduled to work 7.5 hours or more a day. However, certain exceptions apply. For […]

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The Gray Area of Workplace Discrimination

 

Sometimes discrimination in the workplace is obvious. When someone is ridiculed for their sexual preference, for example, it may be obvious because of things that are said. If a responsible, hard-working person loses their job for no apparent reason, it may because of age discrimination. However, there are other types of discrimination in the workplace […]

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Sexual Harassment in the Cybersecurity Industry

 

Due to the growing reliance on the Internet, Wi-Fi, and computer networks, cybersecurity is becoming an increasingly important field. Professionals in this industry have the responsibility to protect computer systems from theft and damage to hardware, software, and data. The Cyber Security Capital managing director recently discovered that despite the #MeToo movement, sexual harassment in the cybersecurity industry […]

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