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Unpaid and unprotected: a volunteer on the 2020 Yang campaign sues for discrimination

Andrew Yang’s lawyers are trying to get the case thrown out on the grounds that Erica Lee wasn’t a paid staffer. If they win, "any volunteer...

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Tesla is facing yet another racial discrimination lawsuit

15 Black current or former employees at Tesla’s Fremont factory accuse the company of doing nothing to prevent racial discrimination at the...

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Meta settles with US government over ad targeting-enabled housing discrimination

Meta has agreed to build a new system to determine who sees ads for housing as part of a settlement for a case centered around alleged violations of...

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Google to pay $118 million to settle gender discrimination lawsuit

Google will pay $118 million to about 15,500 women to settle a class-action gender discrimination lawsuit. The complaint alleges Google pays women...

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Microsoft commissions third-party review of its harassment and discrimination policies

Microsoft’s board of directors are hiring a third-party law firm to review the company’s harassment and discrimination policies. It comes after...

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Riot Games will pay $100 million to settle discrimination lawsuit

Riot Games will pay $100 million to settle a gender discrimination and harassment lawsuit brought by female employees at the Valorant and League of...

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Federal court blocks Texas law banning ‘viewpoint discrimination’ on social media

While the injunction is in effect, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is forbidden from enforcing the law, which would ban discrimination against...

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Rivian accused of ‘toxic bro culture’ in gender discrimination lawsuit

Rivian’s former vice president of sales and marketing has sued the startup after she says she was fired for reporting gender discrimination. She...

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Pinterest settles lawsuit that alleged racial and gender discrimination

The social network has promised to spend $50 million on improving diversity and equality, and let former employees talk about racial or gender...

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PlayStation is facing a gender discrimination lawsuit

Former IT security analyst, Emma Majo, is suing PlayStation for alleged gender discrimination and wrongful termination. Majo claims that was denied...

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Activision Blizzard discrimination case shouldn’t halt over agency feud, California argues in new court filing

The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing filed its opposition to Activision Blizzard’s request for a stay in its discrimination...

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Activision Blizzard is trying to get the discrimination suit thrown out of court

Activision Blizzard asks the courts for a temporary stay in the harassment suit brought by the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing...

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Amazon threatened with criminal probe over reported search and product discrimination

In a letter to Amazon CEO Andy Jassy, lawmakers called on the company to provide "exculpatory evidence" to corroborate congressional...

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Pressure mounts on Amazon and App Store discrimination in new bill

A bipartisan group of senators announced plans to introduce a nondiscrimination bill that could reshape Amazon’s online marketplace. After months...

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Apple refuses to make NDA concessions for workplace harassment and discrimination

If Apple doesn’t make the requested changes, the resolution could go before a vote at Apple’s next shareholder meeting. So far, the company has...

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Amazon is now denying its CEO saved an exec from being fired for discrimination

Two anonymous sources have accused Amazon CEO Andy Jassy of stepping in to overrule the company’s own HR department when it recommended that an...

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Activision Blizzard employees walk out of work to protest rampant sexism and discrimination

Activision Blizzard employees say CEO Bobby Kotick’s response was encouraging — but doesn’t address their concerns. "Until these demands...

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Amazon to investigate allegations of harassment and discrimination in its AWS unit

Employees who signed a petition criticized the culture at AWS, and pointed to former employees’ claims of retaliation and harassment, as well as...

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As Disney Plus celebrates Pride, its parent is hit with sexual orientation discrimination suit

Disney has been hit with a sexual orientation discrimination suit by an executive who has been with the company for decades and alleges that he was...

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Five more women are suing Amazon for discrimination and retaliation

The women worked at vastly different areas of the company ranging from an Amazon warehouse to corporate HR. All say they were retaliated against by...

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Pinterest will now let workers blow the whistle on harassment and discrimination, despite NDAs

Pinterest now says, effective immediately, it will stop making workers sign NDAs that prevent them from talking about workplace discrimination, among...

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Facebook’s ‘culture fit’ is the focus of a discrimination complaint, report says

A Black woman who was rejected from Facebook last year says she was rushed through the interview process and told the company was looking for a...

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Riot Games CEO under investigation following allegations of gender discrimination

Riot Games CEO Nicolo Laurent is under investigation. The announcement comes a month ago after a former employee filed a lawsuit against the...

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New California law would exempt employees who speak out about discrimination from NDAs

The Silenced No More Act is a dramatic expansion of CCP 1001, which protects California workers who want to speak out about sex discrimination in the...

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Pinterest overhauls harassment policy following discrimination complaints

A detailed law firm investigation into Pinterest’s company culture has resulted in numerous recommendations on how the firm should handle workplace...

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Pinterest settles gender discrimination lawsuit brought by former COO

Pinterest and former COO Françoise Brougher will jointly contribute $2.5 million to philanthropies supporting women in tech as part of the...

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An Amazon warehouse organizer is suing the company for racial discrimination

Christian Smalls worked at Amazon’s Staten Island fulfillment center, but says his Black and Hispanic co-workers received worse virus protections...

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Former Chan Zuckerberg Initiative employee files racial discrimination complaint

Former Chan Zuckerberg Initiative employee Raymond Holgado has filed a racial discrimination complaint against the philanthropic organization with...

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