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The Effects of Gender Discrimination in the Workplace

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68 percent of women believe gender discrimination exists in the workplace: Includes offensive jokes; being passed up for promotion; passed over in interviews because of family responsibilities/ Results in lost motivation or morale, resentment, destruction

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How to navigate the gender landscape at work

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The Harvard Gazette February 15, 2019 By Robert Mitchell Queer. Some still bristle when they hear it, but in 2019, when used to describe a gay person, “queer” doesn’t carry the same pejorative connotations that it might have 25 or 30 years ago. Still, it’s important to know your audience before using it, said Stephanie Huckel, senior global program manager …

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The Business Impact of LGBT-Supportive Workplace Policies

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The “business case for diversity” suggests that such diversity in the workplace will lead to lower costs and/or higher revenues, improving the bottom line. Not surprisingly, employers have considered the economic benefits of adding lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT)-supportive policies, including sexual orientation and gender-identity nondiscrimination policies and domestic partner benefits policies.

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Diversity Sails Forward: Introducing Captain Belinda Bennett, Windstar’s First Black, Female Ship’s Master.

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Windstar Cruises March 29, 2016 A fitting bit of news for March – introducing Captain Belinda Bennett. In addition to being the first female and black captain in Windstar’s history, she is the first black female captain in the commercial cruise industry. An exclusive handful of women are currently making waves as captains, with the first American female captain tapped …

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Lawyers Club of San Diego – Sexual Harassment Taskforce

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  The Sexual Harassment Task Force was created to explore explore issues surrounding sexual harassment in the legal community and to create solutions to help prevent women from leaving the practice of law due to sexual harassment in the workplace. We are working with City Council President Pro Tem Barbara Bry on the Workplace Equity Initiative, exploring the topic of …

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Lawyers Club of San Diego – Sexual Harassment Task Force

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  The Sexual Harassment Task Force was created to explore explore issues surrounding sexual harassment in the legal community and to create solutions to help prevent women from leaving the practice of law due to sexual harassment in the workplace. We are working with City Council President Pro Tem Barbara Bry on the Workplace Equity Initiative, exploring the topic of …

California Becomes 1st State To Require Women On Corporate Boards

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NPR October 1, 2018 By Laurel Wamsley California will be the first state to require publicly traded companies to have at least one woman on their board of directors. The law, signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday, requires public companies whose principal executive offices are located in California to comply by the end of 2019. The minimum is two …

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Gov. Jerry Brown signs a slate of bills inspired by the #MeToo movement

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Los Angeles Times September 30, 2018 By Melanie Mason The #MeToo movement has now made its mark on California law, with Gov. Jerry Brown signing a number of bills Sunday that were introduced following an outpouring of attention to sexual harassment and misconduct. Among the bills approved by Brown was a measure to prohibit settlement agreements that prevent the disclosure …

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Augmented writing is fueled by massive quantities of data, contributed by companies across industries and around the world. Textio’s predictive engine uses this data to uncover meaningful patterns in language. Here’s how it works: TEXTIO SCORE: Your Textio Score tells you how effective your writing will be at recruiting qualified applicants quickly. GENDER TONE METER: Textio’s tone meter reveals the …

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This is why workplace harassment training is so ineffective

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THINKPROGRESS JULY 25, 2018 By Josh Israel Mandatory training about the letter of sexual harassment law doesn’t help and may hurt — but it seems everyone is doing it. It’s a scenario that has become familiar to almost anyone who works in an office. After “recent events around the country,” a well-meaning sexual harassment educator comes in to teach the …