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Exact Sciences accused of age discrimination; to pay $90K in damages

Exact Sciences Corporation, a molecular diagnostics firm, will end up paying $90,000 in damages to a person to settle a federal discrimination case, for...

Taco Bell ex-worker forced to resign for reporting inappropriate activity at...

Alana Bechiom, a California Taco Bell ex-employee, has filed a lawsuit, claiming the company compelled her to resign after she reported a group sexual...

Apple’s discriminatory hiring practices cost $25 million in settlement

Investigations that that began in 2019 revealed that Apple followed hiring practices that discriminated against US candidates for job roles that were given to...

Former Qantas Airways CEO took 872% pay hike

Before retiring, Alan Joyce, ex CEO, Qantas Airways, claimed incentives that he said had been long pending, which amounted to a whopping total of...

Does Goldman Sachs offer a ‘dysfunctional’ workplace?

Goldman Sachs is making headlines for the wrong reasons, with a former employee accusing the financial institution of fostering a dysfunctional workplace. The said...

Twitter is facing another lawsuit 

Elon Musk's Twitter is currently facing its second lawsuit this month, filed by an ex-Twitter employee who worked as an engineer at the social...

Twitter in a soup for violating severance plan

Twitter, a social media company, is facing a lawsuit after allegedly failing to provide promised severance payments to thousands of employees laid off following...

Meta accused of hiring former Twitter employees to develop Threads

Meta, the company led by Mark Zuckerberg, is facing allegations that it hired former Twitter employees to develop its new microblogging app, Threads. The...

Twitter refuses arbitration costs, faces lawsuit

Former employees of Twitter, a micro-blogging platform, have filed a lawsuit against the company, claiming that it has refused to pay the cost of...

Former Fox News employee wins $12million in lawsuit settlement

A former employee of Fox News is smiling all the way to the bank after having settled two lawsuits against the channel. Abby Grossberg, who...

Former CEO begins legal fight with Nissan for tarnishing his name

Carlos Ghosn, former CEO, Nissan, has decided to fight a legal case with the Japanese automaker, his former employer. He has reportedly told the...

Former Starbucks regional director wins lawsuit; awarded $25 mn in damages

In a decision that disappointed Starbucks, a jury ruled in favour of the chain’s former regional director, Shannon Phillips, who had accused Starbucks of...

Constable’s lawsuit questions Delhi Police’s unreasonable, long working hours

The spotlight is on the pathetic working and living conditions of the constables of Delhi Police, thanks to an eight-year old lawsuit. The case...

Twitter successfully defends itself against disabled worker’s lawsuit

A federal judge in California has dismissed a lawsuit against Twitter that accused the company of discriminating against disabled workers by requiring them to...

TCS accused of discrimination by former employee

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is grabbing headlines for all the wrong reasons now. A former employee of the IT firm in the US, Shawn...

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...

Ex-employee files gender discrimination lawsuit against Sony Playstation

An ex-employee of Sony Playstation has charged her former employer with a gender discrimination lawsuit and wrongful termination. Emma Majo, who worked as an...

Tesla faces racism lawsuit, to shell out $137 mn

Owen Diaz, a former Black contract elevator operator at Tesla, sued the Company saying he was discriminated against for being Black and even asked...

Google accused of underpaying women, may have to pay $600 mn...

Google is now facing a gender-pay lawsuit which was given class-action status by a San Francisco state judge. That means, the four main petitioners...

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...

$2.6 mn in back pay, $3.8 mn in settlement by Google

A compliance audit a few years ago had brought to light that Google had been underpaying its women employees and was discriminating against Asians...

Fired employee wins lawsuit against Jaguar Land Rover

Termination of an employee for taking 808 days of sick leave made him charge his employer, Jaguar Land Rover, of ‘wrongful termination’. Apparently, the said...

Pinterest settles discrimination suit, pays $20 mn to Ex-COO

Pinterest settled a gender discrimination case with Francoise Brougher, its former COO, for $20 million. Brougher had alleged that she was fired because she...

Tesla lawsuit to end as former employee agrees to pay $400,000

Martin Tripp, former process technician at Tesla, has agreed to pay $400,000 to settle a lawsuit, wherein he stands accused of tipping reporters on...

How this energy company is championing employee inclusivity & engagement

In today’s competitive business landscape, fostering an inclusive and engaging work environment is not just a feel-good initiative; it’s a strategic imperative. Jakson Green,...

Trident’s Asmita leaves blossom into inclusive workplaces

Forget the tired trope of corporate activism. In the heart of India's textile industry, Trident, a manufacturing company, is quietly weaving a revolution in...
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Engagement is outdated: The future of success lies in ‘employee involvement’

In the ever-evolving landscape of the contemporary workplace, a profound metamorphosis is underway, challenging the conventional emphasis on employee engagement. This paradigm shift posits...
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Tata Steel: Journey through excellence in talent acquisition 

Tata Steel, part of the Tata Group, is a multinational steel-making company headquartered in Mumbai, India. It is one of the world's leading steel...

Toshiba to let go 5000 in Japan

Toshiba is contemplating a significant downsizing of its workforce in Japan, eyeing a reduction of about 5,000 positions. The move is said to affect...

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TCS to open delivery centre in Brazil, create 1600 jobs

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is gearing to establish a new delivery centre in Brazil’s Londrina. The area is already familiar with the presence of...

Tata Steel workers in the UK vote in favour of strike

Members of Unite, the workers' union in Britain, have voted in favour of calling a strike against the closure of blast furnaces by Tata...

Google CEO urges respectful disagreement as protests erupt

The past few days have seen internal tensions rise at Google. Employee protests against the company’s business dealings with Israel resulted in nine arrests...

Will Citi let go 22,000 roles by 2026?

In the process of doing away with five layers of management, Citi’s management layers have been reduced to eight, from the previous 13. The...

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