EEOC

Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg outlined reasons why he thinks the social network giant is better prepared to stop election interference than in 2016

Facebook Accused of Gender Bias in Job Ads

Facebook has been accused of allowing gender bias in job advertisements on its platform by enabling companies to specifically seek out male candidates for particular roles.

Office Behavior

Report: 264 Staffers Paid $17 Million In Congressional Harassment Hush Money

The 264 Congressional staffers and other legislative branch employees who were paid more than $17 million over the past two decades by the Office of Compliance to settle harassment claims are just the tip of the iceberg of the total number of harassment incidents that have taken place on Capitol Hil.

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Google Accused of Paying Women Less than Men

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) asked a San Francisco federal judge on April 7 to compel Google to provide detailed data regarding systemic gender pay discrimination.

Tom Wheeler

FCC Launches Inquiry into TV Diversity

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has launched an inquiry into the state of diverse programming on television, seeking to determine whether independent programmers face undue burdens in gaining carriage from traditional cable operators and other multichannel video programming distributors (MVPDs).

Bible

Texas Cops Say City Infringing on Religious Rights by Refusing Bible Study

For years, police officers in the Beaumont Police Department have held a voluntary Bible study at the police station during their lunch hour. The City of Beaumont has now demanded that the officers cease doing so. The officers are sending a pre-suit letter saying the city is infringing on their religious rights.

Peggy Young talks to reporters as she departs the U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington

US Supreme Court Devises Test for Discrimination Claims of Pregnant Workers

In a 6-3 opinion this week, the United States Supreme Court evaluated the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act and devised a new test for determining discrimination claims for employees who become pregnant. America’s highest court reversed a decision by a lower court holding that the Pregnancy Discrimination Act does not give pregnant women “a ‘most favored nation’ status.” A United Parcel Service (UPS) worker sued UPS because they did not put her in a lighter-duty position after she became pregnant.