News » Workplace

1 thru 10 of 256 Stories

Exploring Issues Trans People Face in the Workplace

By Jill Gleeson | May 21
Unemployment, job discrimination and poverty disproportionally affect the transgender community. But there are some small bright spots proving that change, however incremental, is happening.

More Work, More Pay? New Rule Extends Overtime to Millions

By Christopher S. Rugaber and Julie Carr Smyth | May 18
More than 4 million U.S. workers will become newly eligible for overtime pay under rules issued Wednesday by the Obama administration.

Weather Anchor's Dress Sparks Social Media Storm

By John Rogers | May 17
There was eyebrow-raising across the Internet this week after KTLA-TV weather anchor Liberte Chan's co-host handed her a dull-looking, gray sweater and she pulled it on over her black, sparkly, spaghetti-strap evening dress.

California Catholic School Lets Transgender Teacher Keep Job

May 13
A teacher who came out as a transgender man at a Catholic high school in San Francisco has been allowed to keep his job by the order of the nuns that runs the school.

Over Half of EBay Shareholders Vote In Favor of Gender Pay Equity Resolution

By EDGE | May 10
Following the lead of other tech companies, 51.2 percent of eBay shareholders voted for a resolution calling for the tech giant to take action to close the gender pay gap.

Gay Man Settles With Catholic School That Pulled Job Offer

May 10
A Boston man who had a job offer from an all-girls Catholic high school rescinded after administrators learned that he was in a same-sex marriage has settled a lawsuit with the school.

Why April's Hiring Slowdown May Show Caution On US Economy

By Christopher S. Rugaber | May 8
American employers signaled their caution about a sluggish economy by slowing their pace of hiring in April after months of robust job growth.

Lawsuit Says College Disciplined Professor Over LGBT Dispute

Apr 29
A Christian college in Massachusetts is being sued over allegations that it disciplined a professor for opposing the school's stance on hiring gay workers.

Transgender Bathroom Bill Fails in Tennessee Legislature

By Shelia Burke and Erik Schelzig | Apr 19
A Tennessee transgender bathroom bill has failed after a sponsor pulled the measure until next year.

Lesbian Ex-Firefighter Wins $800,000 In Harassment Lawsuit

Apr 18
A former Rhode Island firefighter who said she suffered years of sexual harassment and gender discrimination by her colleagues has been awarded more than $800,000.

1 thru 10 of 256 Stories