discrimination at work

BME career progression 'could add £24bn a year to UK economy'

BME career progression 'could add £24bn a year to UK economy'

Review of race in the workplace makes economic as well as moral case for more diverse workforcesHelping black and minority ethnic (BME) people to progress in their careers at the same rate as their
Black and Asian workers more likely to have insecure jobs, says TUC

Black and Asian workers more likely to have insecure jobs, says TUC

Employers and policymakers urged to tackle bias and racism in the workplaceBlack, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) workers are much more likely than white workers to be in insecure jobs such as
What that Google memo didn't tell you about pay inequality in America

What that Google memo didn't tell you about pay inequality in America

The wage gap is more than simply one very memorable statistic – it’s a measure of inequality that shrinks and expands according to age, industry and raceA Google employee’s tirade against diversity
Gender pay gap widening for women in their 20s, data shows

Gender pay gap widening for women in their 20s, data shows

Figures show gap in age group is five times greater than six years ago, with some women starting careers worse off than male counterpartsThe gender pay gap for women in their 20s is growing after
Gender pay gap widening for women in their 20s, data shows

Gender pay gap widening for women in their 20s, data shows

Figures show gap in age group is five times greater than six years ago, with some women starting careers worse off than male counterpartsThe gender pay gap for women in their 20s is growing after
Labour leads drive for equality impact assessment of Tory policies

Labour leads drive for equality impact assessment of Tory policies

Lib Dems, SNP and Green MPs co-sign letter as Labour analysis shows women continue to bear brunt of austerityJeremy Corbyn is leading a cross-party effort to force ministers to publish details of the
Firms including easyJet and Virgin Money reveal huge gender pay gaps

Firms including easyJet and Virgin Money reveal huge gender pay gaps

Co-operative Bank and Bank of England have also revealed large gaps as April deadline for submitting figures approachesMore big companies have been found to have wide gender pay gaps as firms report
James Damore sues Google, alleging intolerance of white male conservatives

James Damore sues Google, alleging intolerance of white male conservatives

Class-action lawsuit led by fired engineer includes 100 pages of internal documents and claims conservatives are ‘ostracized, belittled, and punished’Google is facing renewed controversy over its
'Bullshit': Canadian minister blasts lack of diversity in corporate top jobs

'Bullshit': Canadian minister blasts lack of diversity in corporate top jobs

Navdeep Bains says his country’s excuses for not hiring women as leaders is ‘a bunch of bullshit’The Canadian minister responsible for science and economic development has described attempts to
How the BBC fell asleep at the wheel of the great pay car crash

How the BBC fell asleep at the wheel of the great pay car crash

Carrie Gracie’s claim of pay inequality has exposed injustice at the broadcaster, and revealed just how poorly it compares to the commercial rivals it seeks to emulateWhen journalist Carrie Gracie
Lloyds becomes first FTSE 100 firm to set ethnic diversity target

Lloyds becomes first FTSE 100 firm to set ethnic diversity target

Bank aims to have 8% of senior management from a black, Asian or minority ethnic background by 2020Lloyds Banking Group plans to raise the proportion of staff from black, Asian or minority ethnic
Vice sued by ex-employee who alleges pay discrimination against women

Vice sued by ex-employee who alleges pay discrimination against women

LA-based manager claims female employees at the company were paid tens of thousands of dollars less than their male counterpartsA former employee of Vice Media filed a lawsuit against the company on
Why we want Labour leadership to act on harassment of women | LabourToo activists

Why we want Labour leadership to act on harassment of women | LabourToo activists

The heartbreaking reports we’ve heard about how women are treated show that Labour isn’t living its valuesMaya Angelou wrote, “There is no greater agony like bearing an untold story inside of you.”
Employers admit there’s a gender pay gap. What about race? | Omar Khan

Employers admit there’s a gender pay gap. What about race? | Omar Khan

Depressing new figures show ethnic minority workers being underpaid. Mandatory reporting is urgently requiredOne version of the national story we tell ourselves is that postwar migrants, particularly
Google sees major claims of harassment and discrimination as lawsuits proceed

Google sees major claims of harassment and discrimination as lawsuits proceed

Two lawsuits by female employees, alleging company underpays women and that ‘bro-culture’ enabled daily harassment, move aheadCalifornia courts have allowed female Google employees to move forward
Hollywood director Taika Waititi says New Zealand is racist

Hollywood director Taika Waititi says New Zealand is racist

Waititi says while his homeland is ‘the best place on the planet’ it was ‘pretty shit growing up poor in the country’Acclaimed Hollywood director Taika Waititi has criticised his home country of New
Tackle bullying by MPs – but give John Bercow a fair hearing | Caroline Lucas

Tackle bullying by MPs – but give John Bercow a fair hearing | Caroline Lucas

I fear Tory MPs may be using the testimony of accusers as cover for their long-standing grievances against the SpeakerEver since the latest round of allegations about John Bercow and bullying became
MPs urge banks to end 'alpha male culture' to close gender pay gap

MPs urge banks to end 'alpha male culture' to close gender pay gap

Treasury committee finds pay gap is 49% in favour of men at banks and 38% at building societiesMPs have called on Britain’s banks and other financial firms to tackle their “alpha male culture”, in a
Failure to enforce law means older workers face discrimination – report

Failure to enforce law means older workers face discrimination – report

The government and the Equality and Human Rights Commission criticised by MPsGovernment ministers and Britain’s equalities watchdog are failing to save more than a million older workers from
Failure to enforce law means older workers face discrimination – report

Failure to enforce law means older workers face discrimination – report

The government and the Equality and Human Rights Commission criticised by MPsGovernment ministers and Britain’s equalities watchdog are failing to save more than a million older workers from