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NPR's Michel Martin Does Not Want You to Check Your Privilege

NPR’s Michel Martin Does Not Want You to Check Your Privilege

by Jamilah King on July 28 2014, 10:00AM

She wants you to use it.

Topics: Culture

Transgender Workers in the U.S. Still Face a Bleak Landscape

Transgender Workers in the U.S. Still Face a Bleak Landscape

by Von Diaz on November 20 2013, 11:57AM

Only 34 states have law protecting transgender people in the workplace, and a new map and report show just how many barriers they have to equitable employment.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Why ENDA is an Urgent Issue for People of Color

Why ENDA is an Urgent Issue for People of Color

by Von Diaz on November 20 2013, 7:00AM

If it becomes law, the Employee Nondiscrimination Act could be a vital tool for LGBT people of color who may already face race-based discrimination in the workplace

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

EEOC Lawsuit: BMW and Dollar General's Background Checks Discriminate Against Black Workers

EEOC Lawsuit: BMW and Dollar General’s Background Checks Discriminate Against Black Workers

by Julianne Hing on June 11 2013, 3:47PM

The Obama administration has been particularly aggressive in challenging workplace discrimination.

Topics: /NOW

Walmart is Nation's #1 Employer of Latinos, and Also Big Funders of Anti-Immigrant Efforts

Walmart is Nation’s #1 Employer of Latinos, and Also Big Funders of Anti-Immigrant Efforts

by Jorge Rivas on November 20 2012, 6:25PM

They found the vast majority of recipients of funding voted against the DREAM Act, supported E-verify, immigrant detention, and militarization of the U.S.-Mexico border.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Why You Shouldn't Line Up For Walmart's Black Friday Deals Play

Why You Shouldn’t Line Up For Walmart’s Black Friday Deals

by Julianne Hing on November 20 2012, 2:18PM

The kickoff to the national holiday shopping frenzy has now officially merged with Thanksgiving day itself, with Walmart leading the Thanksgiving evening creep by opening its doors at 10pm on Thursday this week.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Latino Worker Cooked to Death in Bumble Bee Tuna Cooker

Latino Worker Cooked to Death in Bumble Bee Tuna Cooker

by Jorge Rivas on October 17 2012, 1:05PM

Jose Malena died last Thursday when he became trapped inside the industrial-size pressure cooker and his family claims the company has offered no explanation to them.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

U.S. Workers’ Field of Employment Organized by Place of Birth, Illustrated

by Jorge Rivas on June 27 2012, 4:08PM

One in six U.S. workers was born somewhere else.

Topics: Economy, Immigration, /NOW

A Guide to the U.S.' Worst Restaurants for Workers

A Guide to the U.S.’ Worst Restaurants for Workers

by Jorge Rivas on June 14 2012, 12:35PM

A guide to America’s worst restaurants for workers.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Feds: Bias Against Transgender Employees Is Sex Discrimination

by Shani O. Hilton on April 24 2012, 5:04PM

The Equal Opportunity Employment Commission says Mia Macy, a transgender federal employee, can in fact file a bias claim under Title VII after being denied a job her gender identity.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Wal-Mart and the Supreme Court v. Women of Color

Wal-Mart and the Supreme Court v. Women of Color

by Akiba Solomon on June 22 2011, 10:35AM

The ruling on Dukes vs. Wal-Mart is a big deal for black and brown women. Here’s how.

Topics: Gender

Wal-Mart Gets a Free Pass For Bias From the Supreme Court

Wal-Mart Gets a Free Pass For Bias From the Supreme Court

by Rinku Sen on June 21 2011, 9:57AM

The court doesn’t challenge the fact that bias exists, it just refuses to hold the company accountable, as long as the rules for bigotry are unwritten.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Movement

America's Food Sweatshops Infographic

America’s Food Sweatshops

by Yvonne Yen Liu on February 17 2011, 9:46AM

A new study from Colorlines’ publisher, the Applied Research Center, reveals deep inequity in the food system.

Topics: Economy, How We Eat

Don't Just Tip Your Waiter. Demand Equity for Restaurant Workers

Don’t Just Tip Your Waiter. Demand Equity for Restaurant Workers

by Rinku Sen on February 14 2011, 12:51PM

A series of reports reveal how poorly employers treat the people who will make your Valentine’s dinner so nice.

Topics: Movement

Stereotype: Debunked. Latinos Are MORE Progressive on Gender

Stereotype: Debunked. Latinos Are MORE Progressive on Gender

by Michelle Chen on July 12 2010, 1:00PM

A survey finds Latinos out ahead in opinions about women in the workforce and family structures.

Topics: On Gender

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