Eight individuals, including two current professors, have filed complaints against Dr. Florian Jaeger, who is now taking the semester off. Senior Lindsay Wrobel is among those who have complained about Dr. Florian, and she intends to continue on a hunger strike until the university removes Florian. “My individual ... Read More
Women remain a critical part of the workforce. With rising college enrollment, more women are entering classically male-dominated careers. Yet, a gender pay gap persists.
NPR published an article on this issue today, and it deserves attention. I’ve included a link to that article here (NPR Article). Let ... Read More
A significant gender discrimination lawsuit recently reached a proposed settlement of $3 million for 101 women working for Publicis group. The lawsuit grew out of concern by women about the public relations giant’s practices concerning equal pay, promotion and opportunities, as well as specific allegations of open gender inequity.
Specific claims ... Read More
In 2010, former employees filed a lawsuit against Goldman Sachs, alleging that the company perpetuates employment discrimination against female workers. USA Today recently reported that two plaintiffs are seeking to certify the lawsuit as a class-action case, which will expand the time frame of the lawsuit. They reportedly hope to ... Read More
In Michigan this week, bipartisan legislation was signed protecting mothers who nurse their children in public from discrimination and prosecution. 45 states now have some form of law allowing women to breastfeed in public or private locations.
The “Breastfeeding Anti-Discrimination Act” allows a woman to breastfeed a child in any ... Read More