Brita McCollough and Brenda Ryan are twins who have been fighting against discrimination in Hollywood for 20 years—from behind the driver’s seat.
Former E! star Catt Sadler abruptly quit her job in late 2017, when she discovered her male co-host Jason Kennedy made twice her salary. In a new essay, she explains how the network justified the pay gap and what things have been like since her story got big.
More categories of workers have joined the class-action lawsuit against Google on Wednesday, this time from the company’s childcare facilities where one woman alleges male teachers were given higher starting salaries than female teachers. Around 147 women were employed there, and three men.
Iceland has declared for itself a pretty ambitious goal: to close the gender wage gap by 2020. To get started, they’re making it illegal to pay men more than women doing the same jobs.
On Wednesday, a transgender woman named Charlene Bost filed a federal lawsuit against Sam’s Club, alleging she was discriminated against while working at a North Carolina location, then fired in 2015 after complaining about harassment.
I long for the day when I never have to read about Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) again, but alas, that day has not yet come. Politico reports that the Tea Party congressman paid $84,000 in taxpayer money to a former spokeswoman after she sued him in 2014 for gender discrimination, a hostile work environment and…
Since 1991 when law professor Anita Hill accused her former boss and then Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment, the sale of employment practices liability insurance (EPLI)—which covers sexual harassment and racial discrimination claims against the workplace—has been steadily on the rise.
Fidelity Investments, a company run by female C.E.O. Abigail Johnson and touted for its many women in leadership positions, has recently faced scrutiny after multiple internal sexual harassment allegations became public. Now, thanks to an exhausting number of court documents, a broader picture of gender discrimination…
On Sunday, the Wall Street Journal published a piece on sexual harassment allegations at Fidelity, a company that is known for having a number of women in powerful leadership positions. Now, Fidelity is struggling to right its ship.
Nearly 50 years after 46 female staffers won a class action lawsuit against Newsweek, the magazine may again be facing a legal battle over gender discrimination. HuffPost reported on Wednesday that international law firm McAllister Olivarius is looking into allegations against both the magazine and former…
The Council of Europe, the European Union’s biggest human rights body, has been investigating gender bias in the film industry and have come to an undeniable conclusion: it exists.
On Thursday, three former employees filed a gender discrimination suit against against Google in San Francisco Superior Court, over pay and promotion discrepancies between their male and female employees.
High–end UK retailer John Lewis announced it will remove “girls” and “boys” labeling from its inventory of children’s clothing and from in–store signs in an effort to avoid reinforcing gender stereotypes.
On Friday, a new vegan cafe named Handsome Her opened in a suburb of Melbourne. They posted their house rules on a chalkboard: women have priority seating, men pay an 18% tax, and respect goes both ways. Solid.
An internal pay audit has sparked calls for a strike at the Financial Times, with a plan for a union meeting on Wednesday to discuss an apparent pay disparity between top women and men journalists at the paper.
On Friday, Judge Steven Berlin ruled that the Labor Department could not have access to 21,000 Google employees’ contact information, but did say that the company must hand over a snapshot of their salary data from 2014 and contact info for 8,000 employees. Is this victory or defeat?
Until now, the Spanish airline Iberia apparently required prospective female hires to take a pregnancy test. But don’t worry—they say the policy was in place to protect pregnant employees. Whew! What a relief!
In 2015, one of Harvard’s elite social clubs admitted nine female members. This week, they were ejected, making the Fox Club all-male once more.
A Jerusalem court has ruled in favor of 83-year-old plaintiff Renee Rabinowitz, who sued Israel’s El Al airline for asking her to move seats at the request of a Haredi (ultra-Orthodox) man, the New York Times reports. The court found that asking people to move due to their gender violated Israel’s anti-discrimination…