Category: Discrimination

I’m a 56-year-old IT worker who got laid off last year and has been unemployed ever since. I have a...

Research reveals that after the Great Recession, it took older employees who had been displaced about twice as lengthy to discover a new job as youthful employees. skynesher/Getty Images Workers aged 50 and over have a tougher time finding work than youthful employees, analysis reveals. Meanwhile, surveys recommend that this group believes they face age bias within the office. Here, an knowledgeable shares how employees…

The nefarious new way companies are discriminating against remote employees: time-zone prejudice

People are being requested to work longer hours and choose up different groups’ slack, all due to their time zone. Tyler Le/Insider When interviewing for a job at a inventive company based mostly on the West Coast, Jane was assured she might work East Coast hours. But nearly instantly after she began the job, the expectations shifted. Jane, whose identify has been modified since she…

Sign language interpreter says he was ousted from job on Broadway’s Lion King because he is white

CBS Photo Archive/Getty Images Sign language interpreter Keith Wann is suing the Theatre Development Fund for firing him based mostly on race. Wann says he was requested to again out of decoding ‘The Lion King’ Broadway present in April because he is white. ‘To me, simply seeing that discrimination, it does not matter if I’m white or black,’ Wann says. A white signal language interpreter…

United Airlines to pay $305,000 to a Buddhist pilot who refused to attend Alcoholics Anonymous meetings

United Airline’s HIMS program requires pilots to attend AA meetings if they’re recognized with an alcohol dependency. Justin Sullivan / Getty Images United Airlines will pay $305,000 to a Buddhist pilot who refused to attend AA on spiritual grounds. That determination meant he misplaced his medical certificates and was now not permitted to fly. United agreed to accommodate workers from non-Christian faiths in its program…

Real-estate bigwigs harshly punished for illegally discriminating against low-income renters could be a turning point in fair-housing law enforcement

Karl Racine, the Washington, DC, lawyer common, speaks throughout a information convention exterior the US Capitol on Tuesday, December 14, 2021. Bill Clark/Getty Images Washington, DC, real-estate corporations who discriminated against low-income renters face a document fantastic. DC additionally banned the discriminatory landlords and brokers from doing enterprise in the town ever once more.  Two housing consultants stated this could encourage different cities to crack…

Walmart was ordered to pay $420,000 after firing a worker with Down syndrome. It tried to get a fresh trial,...

Joe Raedle/Getty Images Walmart fired a retailer worker with Down syndrome in 2015 for “excessive absenteeism.” A decide ordered Walmart to pay the worker $420,000 and rehire her, citing incapacity discrimination. Walmart requested a new trial, but that request has now been denied. A federal decide has rejected Walmart’s request for a new trial associated to a incapacity discrimination lawsuit. The retailer had beforehand been…