Tag: discrimination

How Do People Change Their Minds About Discrimination?

Read Time57 Second “How do people change their minds about discrimination? What inspires you to abandon what you believed before, then believe something different? What if the question is not what happened or how does it work? What if it’s something you just believe? Religion is a good example. Discrimination is another.” – Heather Bussing   A mind is unique in the world for…

United Sued For A Bunch of Different Types of Discrimination Over Blondes on Charter Flights (The HR Famous Podcast)

In episode 34 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn and Jessica Lee come together to discuss a recent employment lawsuit that claims United Airlines grants assignment privileges to young blonde females and discusses the stock price of Slack tanking once Wall Street determined it’s growth wasn’t going to blow up in the WFH world aka Zoom. Listen (click this link if you…

United Sued For A Bunch of Different Types of Discrimination Over Blondes on Charter Flights (The HR Famous Podcast)

In episode 34 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn and Jessica Lee come together to discuss a recent employment lawsuit that claims United Airlines grants assignment privileges to young blonde females and discusses the stock price of Slack tanking once Wall Street determined it’s growth wasn’t going to blow up in the WFH world aka Zoom. Listen (click this link if you…

Workplace Discrimination: Comparing American and European Workplaces

More than 4 in 10 American workers report feeling discrimination in the workplace.  That figure comes from our own Talent Intelligence and Management Report. According to our data, 43 percent of American workers say they have faced discrimination at work.  Workplace discrimination is, unfortunately, not an uncommon occurrence, but it might occur more often in the United States than it does in Europe. Across…

Discrimination, A Hairy Situation.

Last month the New York City Commission On Human Rights banned discrimination based on hair. My elation that society had chipped away another chunk of the granite mountain that is discrimination immediately turned to shame, as I was left wondering why such a law was necessary in the year 2019 in the first place. This took me back to a time when I was…

“Overqualified” is Just another word for Age Discrimination

Had a really talented lady reach out to me the other day. 49 years old, college grad, great portfolio of work. She has been interviewing and is being told she is “Overqualified”. There is some truth about her being called this. She does have more qualifications than the position requires, but she fully understands what the job is and she wants to do that…

CareerBuilder Gets Slapped With Lawsuit Alleging Sexual Harassment, Discrimination, and Bullying

Reported in Crain’s Chicago Business on June 13, Lori McInerney, a former marketing director who started with CareerBuilder in 2002, has filed a lawsuit against her former employer. McInerney was promoted eight times during her time there without a single poor performance review, the lawsuit says. She served as regional sales director, director of strategic initiatives, and director of marketing during her tenure.

Supreme Court Rules In Favor of Baker In Wedding Cake Discrimination

The US Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. However, the 7-2 decision sets no precedent, instead the majority said the Colorado Civil Rights Commission showed a “hostility toward the sincere religious beliefs” of baker Jack Phillips when it said he violated the couple’s rights.