Combating Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace

Ms. Career Girl

Pregnancy discrimination is a real threat, even in first world countries such as the United States. While it may seem contradictory, pregnancy discrimination is one of the most blatant ways employers abuse their employees. What Pregnancy Discrimination Looks Like.

Five Ways to Fight the Workplace Divide And Gender Discrimination

Ms. Career Girl

Whether you’re reading about the countless stories of sexual harassment in Hollywood, researching the wage gap or simply talking to your favourite female, it’s obvious women still suffer in the workplace. Sonya Rhodes claims, “Women undersell themselves, and people undersell women.”

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Women in the Workplace: What 2017 Taught Us

Ms. Career Girl

2017 has been a full-on year for women in the workplace – we tried to close the gender pay gap and smash the glass ceiling, we fought for workplace harassment claims to be heard and, on our time off, we joined the Women’s March.

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We Want More Women!

Ms. Career Girl

The post We Want More Women! It’s a common complaint throughout the tech industry: there aren’t enough women–and the few who are there are treated terribly. It is important to know that the lack of women isn’t an isolated tech-world problem.

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Wal-Mart, Women, & Workplace Inequity


There will always be inequity in pay – - and usually the inequity is on the side of women because they are, most of the time, the designated primary care-giver once they become a parent. 90% of the women will say they’re waiting to hear from their children that they are home safe.

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Women, Career, And The Law: What You Need To Know

Ms. Career Girl

The post Women, Career, And The Law: What You Need To Know appeared first on Ms. Currently, a majority of women believe that gender discrimination is widespread in the workplace. But money issues are only one factor of gender discrimination.

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Looking into Women’s Rights in The Workplace

Ms. Career Girl

Women tend to cry for equality without understanding their entitlements. However, unless women themselves understand their rights, there’s only going to be passive action, or worse – senseless noise. I’ve had a thought.

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Illegal Workplace Discrimination? Here’s How to Tell

Sklover Working Wisdom

Discrimination is a disease.” . . Other questions, and other answers, soon followed, many of which indicated to us that what was happening to Janine may well have been derived from illegal age discrimination. You may note that we did not ask Janine the age of the new Museum Director, because anyone can discriminate against anyone, regardless of their own age, gender, race, etc.). So, how do you know if you have been a victim of illegal discrimination?

Lean In or Lean Out: Women Are Damned Either Way


A lot of movement has occurred in the last few years to bring greater equality to the workplace for women, but we are still far from an equal environment. Still pressured to not “make waves”, even at events to foster more women in tech, they are encouraged to hold back.

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This Employee Beat Dress Code Discrimination With Cosplay


But can cosplay fit into your workplace’s dress code requirements? When Dress Codes Discriminate. The dess code at Rivas’ workplace initially stipulated only that employee attire needed to be “clean and pressed.”

High Heels and Discriminatory Dress Codes in the Workplace

The Undercover Recruiter

Now apply these demands to men, and that’s where the problem lies; dress codes disproportionately target women. Discriminatory dress codes and specifically the case of forcing women to wear high heels have recently had the. High Heels and Discriminatory Dress Codes in the Workplace.

2017 93

Illegal Discrimination in Tech? Hardly

Evil HR Lady

Friday, September 03, 2010 Illegal Discrimination in Tech? So, when I hear women whining about being discriminated against I always have to stop and wonder, is it illegal discrimination or different choices? Illegal Discrimination in Tech? Women are.

Changing the Bigger Picture for Long-Term Gender Equality

Ms. Career Girl

Although discrimination in the workplace has been a discussion for decades, women and social rights activists have become more adamant than ever over the last few years about creating safe work spaces for women. Small-Scale Gender Discrimination.

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“Is My Employment Discrimination Case Strong? – Here’s How to Tell”

Sklover Working Wisdom

ACTUAL “CASE HISTORIES ” : One of the questions most frequently asked of employment lawyers – and of this blog – is this: “Do I have a strong employment discrimination case?” Do you need a lawyer to decide if your employment discrimination case is strong or weak? You can, with the right tools, determine whether you have a strong discrimination case. LESSON TO LEARN : Employment discrimination cases are quite common in our society, and seemingly more common as time goes by.

3 Ways Women Can Open Their Own Doors to Entrepreneurial Success

Ms. Career Girl

Are you concerned about glass ceilings, gender discrimination, and corporate boardrooms that are frequently a men-only playground? Here are three ways women can open their own doors to entrepreneurial success. by 2020, and these jobs will be filled by women with STEM backgrounds.

2017 173

A Woman’s Guide to Protecting Herself in A Workplace Environment

Ms. Career Girl

The post A Woman’s Guide to Protecting Herself in A Workplace Environment appeared first on Ms. Though things have begun to turn around in recent years, the ratio of men to women in high business positions is pathetic to say the least.

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Dealing With Potentially Criminal Sexist Behavior In the Workplace

Ms. Career Girl

For as much progress as has been made with women achieving equality in the worldwide workforce, there is still much to do. And women in the business world, in particular, have to pay attention very carefully to potentially criminal sexist behavior that they encounter.

2017 130

Men’s Height and Women’s Weight Impact Wages


A new study confirms what old studies already agreed on: shorter men and fatter women make less money on average. But in all cases, shorter men and fatter women experience, on average, wage and advancement discrimination. Now researchers at Exeter University have shown a clear connection between wages and height for men, and wages and BMI for women. Women’s wages dropped $4250 US with every 28 pounds above the average.

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What Causes Conflict in the Workplace?

Ms. Career Girl

Conflict in the modern workplace is unavoidable. By understanding the various types of workplace conflict and their underlying causes, you’ll be able to tackle worker disputes with a sense calmness and professionalism. Have you encountered conflict in the workplace?

2014 273

How #ILookLikeAnEngineer is Raising Awareness About Continued Sexism in STEM

Ms. Career Girl

Wenger took to Medium with a poignant article calling on not just women to participate in her new #ILookLikeAnEngineer campaign. The support from women to each other, STEM companies and institutions, and male counterparts who see the blatant disparity in these fields is heartening.

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HBR Says Women Experience More Incivility than Men at Work — Especially from Other Women (KD at #workhuman)

HR Capitalist

2--Another HR Manager type asked a question about - and I'm not making this up - making her workplace meditation sessions/rooms mandatory for people because participation was low. However, it has been unclear to as to who is perpetrating the mistreatment towards women at work.

2018 83

BBC Pay Gap Casts Light on a Wider Workplace Problem

The Undercover Recruiter

The list revealed just under a third were women, with only two women featured in the top 10, who in addition are paid considerably less than the top male earners. Pay discrepancy between men and women. BBC Pay Gap Casts Light on a Wider Workplace Problem.

2017 78

“Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber” Asks is it Discrimination or Biology?

Evil HR Lady

“At Google, we’re regularly told that implicit (unconscious) and explicit biases are holding women back in tech and leadership. Of course, men and women experience bias, tech, and the workplace differently and we should be cognizant of this, but it’s far from the whole story.” Is the fact that tech isn’t 50/50 men and women due to bias against women or are there truly other factors, unrelated to bias that keeps the numbers different?

2017 116

Dress Code: Am I Getting Discriminated Against?

Career Realism

So, all I can think of is that I’m being discriminated against for my beauty. As for proving discrimination, you’d have to be able to validate that some other female wore the exact same skirt and wasn’t told not to wear it again. Workplace discrimination dress code

Eggs, Milk and Discrimination: Parental Work Perks That Don’t Work


It was hot news earlier this year that more and more companies are providing egg-freezing services for their employees and increasingly, millennial women are carefully planning the parenthood phase of their lives by taking these companies up on these services.

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The Key to Ending Gender Bias in the Workplace

Ms. Career Girl

If you find that women in your place of business are feeling discriminated against, do a bit of introspection. As an administrator, are you somehow seeing women as caregivers instead of professionals? Even women have these biases, so take a good look at your own!

2018 130

some men in my office refuse to be alone with women

Ask A Manager

Generally, they treat employees well, have flexible workplace policies, and overall strive to create a healthy work environment. While this doesn’t present itself as much of an issue in the day-to-day operation of the workplace, this has had impacts on performance reviews, work trips, and work-related outings (and, frankly, my morale). Will it benefit women in my workplace? This is disgusting and sexist, and it hurts women. law + order workplace practice

2019 87

4 Trends Seeking to Address Cultural Diversity in the Workplace

Ms. Career Girl

The post 4 Trends Seeking to Address Cultural Diversity in the Workplace appeared first on Ms. There are laws against discrimination and penalties can be huge if a company is found discriminating based on breaking equal employment laws , including: Race.

What They Aren’t Telling You About the Gender Wage Gap


The wage gap is an issue according to what I know about being a woman and according to research, which tells us that women are making on average $.78 Why Workplace Pay Disparity Exists. But What About Women and the Wage Gap. Look at all protected classes and not just women.

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Should Feminists Avoid These 4 Companies?

Ms. Career Girl

Recent allegations from Susan Fowler, a former site reliability engineer at the company, assert that both the Uber management and HR department subjected her and her female colleagues to appalling sexual discrimination. Out of over 150 engineers in the SRE teams, only 3% were women.”

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4 Ways to Promote Gender Equality in the Workplace

The Undercover Recruiter

Despite the strides we have made in gender inequality, female workers still get paid less than their male counterparts, with women significantly underrepresented in senior management roles. 4 Ways to Promote Gender Equality in the Workplace.

2017 105

employer requires women to wear perfect makeup — and writes them up if it’s smudged

Ask A Manager

Most women at this office work at desks so the heels aren’t such a problem for them, but my sister is on her feet all day and the heels are killing her. Some of the men are feeling self-conscious when they hear the women grumble and some of the older women are annoyed with the younger women for not falling in line. My sister says she’s a reasonable person apart from the fact that she tends to be very passionate about women dressing and presenting “properly.”

2019 67

Age Discrimination During Job Search | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [05.25.10] View Comments If You Discriminate, I Am 44 You will never put this on top of your resume. The point being that a company or hiring manager that discriminates based on age will eventually learn that you are not 32.

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10 Things That Haven’t Changed For Women In The Business World

Career Realism

When we look closely at women in the business world, however, we may not have come as far as we think. Sure, women have made great strides in the corporate climate, but it appears we still do have a long way to go. Related: 7 Ways Women Can Achieve Happiness & Satisfaction In Their Careers. Here are ten things that have not changed all that much for working women. That’s great, but women are still expected to be in charge and delegate household responsibilities.

2014 82

How to Spot the 5 Subtle Forms of Workplace Bias

Water Cooler Wisdom

In other words, we don’t mean to discriminate, but we can’t help it. Recognize that in meetings, women tend to be asked to take notes more often than men and are more frequently the victims of crosstalk and credit stealing (men may speak over them or coop their ideas). I’ve been thinking a lot about what it means to be a tall, white man. While I am Caucasian, I’m not tall or male.

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How Can We Achieve Gender Equality in the Workplace? #IWD2015

The Undercover Recruiter

Forty-five years on from the introduction of the Equal Pay Act in 1975, you would have thought that gender discrimination in the workplace would be a thing of the distant past. How Can We Achieve Gender Equality in the Workplace?

2015 114

4 Implications of Supreme Court Hobby Lobby Ruling for Women & Work


Here are some implications workplaces and leaders may not have considered as a result of this decision by our Supreme Court with regard to Hobby Lobby. Handicaps Women in the Workforce. Contraceptives were one of the main catalysts for women in the workforce and equality. Women don’t have the luxury of having 2 minutes of passion with the ability to walk away from responsibility like our male counterparts.

2014 113

Microsoft May Not Have a Toxic Workplace (but It’s Definitely Not Healthy)

Evil HR Lady

Microsoft spends around $55 million dollars per year on diversity and inclusion effort s, but that hasn’t stopped complaints of gender discrimination and sexual harassment. These show that out of the 8000 similarly situated women, 238 complaints of gender discrimination and harassment had been filed between 2010 and 2016. Interestingly, 118 of those were gender discrimination claims and the company only considered one to be based in fact.

2018 111

Top Five: Ellen Pao and Diversity in Tech


In her statement, published on Recode , she said, “Our society is struggling with workplace discrimination and harassment. Some businesses are now making changes to prevent discrimination — and importantly measuring and talking about it. Ellen Pao Drops Appeal.

Poll: Is This a Sign of Progress or Discrimination?

Career Realism

Women are making their mark in the workplace , but it seems that men are still getting the bigger paycheck at the end of the day. Although women got more raises than men this year, men got more money, according to this infographic by TribeHR , Researchers found that 7.4

Is This Woman the Victim of Pay Discrimination? We Report, You Decide.

HR Capitalist

I'm a believer that women deserve equal pay for equal work/performance. In her view, she kept falling in the traps that she says many women fall into as they attempt to navigate through the workplace. Economics Legal Affairs Workplace

2011 77

Working Mothers & What it Means to Be a Woman


*This post is sponsored by Kronos who is a proud supporter of International Women’s Day on March 8. Be sure to view the powerful video on women in history below. . Women can’t work and be a parent. Working Moms & the Workplace.

2012 145

“Not Feeling Well Enough to Work? – 13 Workplace Options (Part 2 of 2)”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Jana learned that lupus is an autoimmune illness affecting women more than men by a ratio of 7 to 1. Of course, you should always consult with your chosen healthcare professional in deciding what workplace option or options are best for you. “Be careful about reading health books.

2014 151