Tag: Discrimination

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...

‘Zero drag hiring’: A common practice, but not a good one

‘Zero drag hiring’ is a discriminatory way of hiring people without any responsibilities, that is, unmarried and childless people with no family obligations. Whenever...

Oracle accused of discrimination

IT company, Oracle, has been accused by the US Department of Labour of paying lesser wages to Indian and African American employees as well...

Taco Bell employee fired for refusing hearing-impaired customer

Brandon Washburn, a deaf customer at the Taco Bell drive-through in Ohio was told by the employee of the outlet—while closing the drive-thru window—...

TCS cleared of anti-American bias charges in its hiring process

A California jury has finally cleared the charges leveled against the Indian multinational IT services provider, TCS, of discriminating against local American employees and...

Former American employee accuses Wipro of discrimination

Rex Trewin has demanded a jury trial following a series of issues that affected his employment and contributed to his termination.

Google sued yet again by another former employer

Lee, a woman software engineer, alleged that Google has a "bro-culture" that allowed her to be sexually harassed daily, and that the Company did nothing to intervene.

 

Whose duty is to create happy and engaged employees?

In our developing and changing world, one of the most popular concepts of today is undoubtedly employee engagement. Along with the numerical increase and...

Ten key skills required in an age of digital transformation

As a growing number of organisations integrate digital technologies into all aspects of their business, digital transformation has come to be regarded as the...

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All about Bajaj Auto’s inhouse AI learning tool, BOLT

Indian automobile major, Bajaj Auto now has its own learning tool, called BOLT – Bajaj Auto Online Learning Tool. Fully operational since January, BOLT is...

Corporate samaritans rise to the occasion to help co-workers

Reeling under the effects of the raging second wave of the pandemic, the healthcare system in India has almost collapsed. With shortage of beds...

Subway hopes to hire 40,000 in May amidst growing sales

Subway is gearing to hire 40,000 in May across the US for various roles, from entry to managerial level. The surge in sales has...

Rajesh Nair joins Polycab India as CHRO

Polycab, an Indian electrical equipment manufacturing firm, has appointed Rajesh Nair, former head-HR, Tata Motors, as the new president & CHRO. This is the...

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Binding multi-faceted employees with Titan Values

Titan has different sets of employees for different functions and verticals, ranging from the shopfloor to the retail stores. How do you bring in...

The right people policy for startups – Madan Nagaldinne

You happen to have worked mostly with large organisations. How different is it working for a startup now? When you have worked for big...
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“Archaic HR processes force millennials to switch jobs often,” Niti Khosla, lead people analytics...

Friendly and jolly Niti Khosla, lead-people analytics and business impact, Novartis International, is a true HR leader with the ability to understand people and...