Tag: Discrimination

Apple policy allows staff to speak up about harassment, discrimination, working...

In an attempt to make the workplace safer and friendlier, Apple has reviewed its non-disclosure agreements (NDAs). Following this, the tech major has acknowledged...

Two women sue Musk’s Twitter for discriminatory layoffs

Pointing out the abrupt and disproportionate mass layoff, two women who lost their jobs after Elon Musk’s acquisition of Twitter, are suing the social-media...

“Reckless layoff will intimidate staff, affect users”: Twitter employees to Musk

In an open letter, some employees at Twitter have communicated to Elson Musk that it will be very “reckless” of him to lay off...

Infosys accused of bias, discrimination

Infosys has been accused of discrimination while hiring. Apparently, the IT major avoided hiring women with children, people of Indian origin and those aged...

Apple updates employee-conduct policy, prohibits discrimination based on caste

Apple has come up with a first-of-its-kind employee-conduct policy that prohibits discrimination based on caste. While the policy was already in place about two...

Do the Netherlands and Germany discriminate against veiled job seekers?

A recent study has revealed that women job candidates whose resumes were accompanied by their photographs in a veil hardly received a positive response...

SBI’s revision of hiring norms misinterpreted as discrimination against women

State Bank of India (SBI) ran into a bit of controversy recently, when a revised set of medical guidelines for hiring was misinterpreted as...

‘Disciplinary action at work against mentally ill employee is discrimination’: SC

The Supreme Court has said that disciplinary action taken at the workplace against employees with mental disabilities is an act of indirect discrimination. The...

Walmart to pay $125 mn in disability discrimination case?

Marlo Spaeth, a Walmart employee with Down syndrome, was terminated after 16 years of service. Following this, the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)...

5 women allege discrimination, retaliation by Amazon managers

Amazon is again making headlines for all the wrong reasons. This time, five women from the Company’s corporate offices and warehouses, have filed separate...

Location Bias: It matters which part of the town one comes...

A LinkedIn user who is a recruiter, mentioned an experience wherein she got to hear something shocking from her client. She reveals that the...

Former Indian employee of Apple alleges discrimination

A former Indian employee of Apple has accused the Company of discrimination and taken it to court. Anita Nariani Schulze, who was working as...

Employee complains, Facebook being probed for racial bias

A Black employee and two Black job applicants have accused Facebook of racial bias in terms of hiring and promotions. The US Equal Employment...

‘Amazon discriminates against Blacks’, alleges employee

Charlotee Newman, a 38-year old Black employed at Amazon atWeb Services has alleged discrimination against Blacks within the organisation. She accuses the Company of...

Unhappy with treatment of Black co-workers, 2 Googlers quit

Engineering director, David Baker, has worked for Google for 16 years, while Vinesh Kannan, was a software engineer. Both have chosen not to work...

Gay employee accuses Citigroup of discrimination

A gay employee of Citigroup, New York, has alleged that he had to face demotion and discrimination for having raised his voice against harassment. The...

Adidas HR head accused of mishandling racism, quits

Karen Parkin, global HR head, Adidas, ended her over two-decade association with the German sportswear company, following complaints by Black employees that the Company’s...

Wipro accused of favouring South Asians & Indians in the US

Five former employees of Wipro in the US, have accused the Company of employment discrimination against people who are not of Indian origin or...

TCS employee approaches labour court for justice

An employee of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) in Chennai has alleged that she has been transferred within the organisation without being offered any reason...

Former Tesla employees allege racial discrimination

A few African-American and Hispanic former employees at Tesla's solar panels manufacturing factory in Buffalo, New York, have alleged that they were discriminated against...

Accused of racist culture at work, FB apologises to employees

Black employees of Facebook had revealed experiences of bias at the workplace, and inappropriate treatment by managers, colleagues and the human resources personnel. An...

It’s illegal to target digital ads/jobs, on the basis of gender,...

The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has ruled against seven companies that posted ads on Facebook, to publicise vacancies such that the ads...

Former American employee of Happiest Minds alleges discrimination against non-Indians

Former employee of Happiest Minds, Tami Sulzberg, has filed a lawsuit accusing the IT company of giving preference to South Asians while hiring, and...

Internal memo by Google employee alleges pregnancy discrimination

Google has once again been accused of discrimination and retaliation, and this time by a pregnant employee. The concerned employee sent a detailed internal...

Ex-employee of Goldman Sachs complains of discrimination

Former employee of Goldman Sachs has claimed that he had to face discrimination at work because he was gay. William Littleton, who was amongst...

Employees’ e-mail chain reveals shocking cases of harassment at Microsoft

An internal e-mail chain has been doing the rounds at Microsoft detailing incidents of sexual harassment within the organisation. The e-mail that is more...

Employee strikes in European countries

On January 25, 2023, at Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER), all passenger flights were canceled as airport staff walked out because of a dispute over...

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Whom to hire? Employees laid off from Google, Amazon, Microsoft or Meta?

The series of layoffs that have swept across large technology companies, such as Google, Amazon, Microsoft and Meta, have created an abundance of talent...

ATS launches initiative for employee development & community growth

ATS has introduced a new program aimed at promoting personal and professional development for its employees and leaders. The goal is to foster strong...

Subhashis Sinha is now CHRO, TBZ-The Original

After spending over a decade with Asian Paints, Subhashis Sinha has joined TBZ- The Original, as CHRO. An alumnus of IIM Indore and SVKM's Narsee...

Employers need to change work contracts warns UAE

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has recently announced a change to its labour law, requiring employers to transfer their employees to limited-term contracts. The...

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“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

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