Gender discrimination

Military.
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April 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Is making men but not women register for the draft a violation of sex discrimination laws? In a famous scene from the movie "Stripes," Sgt. Hulka asks the men why they joined the army. One recruit said, "I joined the army...
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Coworkers talking.
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April 04, 2019 - 4:00 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — When rumors swirled that a woman had slept her way to the top, she took matters into her own hands. A woman at a Virginia consulting firm received six promotions in two years. Male colleagues began circulating rumors that...
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United States' Tobin Heath, second from right, is congratulated on her goal by Mallory Pugh (11), Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan (13) during the first half of a SheBelieves Cup soccer match against Brazil Tuesday, March 5, 2019, in Tampa, Fla.
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March 11, 2019 - 9:21 am
By Anne M. Peterson, AP Sports Writer While Serena Williams admittedly doesn't follow soccer, the U.S. women's national team caught her attention with its lawsuit seeking equitable pay. The players accuse the U.S. Soccer Federation of "institutionalized gender discrimination" that includes unequal...
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Three women have filed a discrimination lawsuit against the Atlantic County Prosecutor, alleging a pattern of gender discrimination which led to one of the plaintiffs being fired and another to retire early.
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January 10, 2019 - 4:38 pm
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Three women have filed a discrimination lawsuit against the Atlantic County Prosecutor, alleging a pattern of gender discrimination which led to one of the plaintiffs being fired and another to retire early. The suit, filed in Superior Court, contends...
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November 21, 2018 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Is a new California law a step toward gender equality or gender discrimination? Depends whom you ask. Even as California Gov. Jerry Brown was praising Senate Bill 826 and signing it into law, he expressed his concern that...
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Uber
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August 22, 2018 - 11:31 am
By Sara Ashley O'Brien (CNN Money) -- On Monday, lawyers for the plaintiffs filed paperwork in a Northern California district court that outlined how a $10 million settlement announced in March would be divvied up. Uber has agreed to pay 56 current and former employees about $33,900 each, or $1.9...
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Nike announces pay increases for 7,000 employees
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July 25, 2018 - 10:09 am
By Talib Visram (CNN Money) -- Nike will raise wages for 7,000 employees, or 10% of its global workforce. The company announced the salary increases Monday in an internal memo. Spokeswoman Sandra Carreon-John said the company wants to "support a culture in which employees feel included and...
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Uber
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July 16, 2018 - 9:15 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber is facing a U.S. government investigation into allegations that the ride-hailing service set up a pay structure that discriminated against its female workers. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission opened the probe in August 2017, according to a person familiar...
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