Attorney General James Stops Discriminatory Hiring Practices at DoorDash

Attorney General James Stops Discriminatory Hiring Practices at DoorDash

Editorial credit: Tada Images / Shutterstock.com NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James today announced a settlement with online food delivery platform DoorDash for routinely rejecting delivery worker applicants with criminal histories without fair assessment, in violation of state human rights and corrections laws and the New York City Fair Chance Act. Under state […]

NY State Attorney General Letitia James and Elected Leaders Unveil Alarming Findings of Wage Theft, Sexual Harassment and Racial Discrimination from the Largest Post-Pandemic Survey of Service Workers

NY State Attorney General Letitia James and Elected Leaders Unveil Alarming Findings of Wage Theft, Sexual Harassment and Racial Discrimination from the Largest Post-Pandemic Survey of Service Workers

Photo Courtesy: One Fair Wage By One Fair Wage Press | October 27, 2023 The new One Fair Wage report reveals tipped workers in NY are facing alarming levels of wage theft, racial discrimination, and pandemic-induced challenges, with New York City now the last of the 3 largest US cities to maintain a subminimum wage […]

Racial Wealth Gaps are yet Another Thing the US and UK Have in Common

Racial Wealth Gaps are yet Another Thing the US and UK Have in Common

By Calvin Schermerhorn, The Conversation It’s an old saying that Britain and America are two countries separated by a common language. But they are united by racial wealth gaps that formed at a similar time for related reasons. Black Britons of the “Windrush generation,” arriving in Britain from the Caribbean between 1948 and 1973, and […]

Five Tips for Discussing Diversity at Work With Those Who Seem Dismissive or Resistant

Five Tips for Discussing Diversity at Work With Those Who Seem Dismissive or Resistant

By Ciarán McFadden, The Conversation Diversity and inclusion initiatives are supposed to make a workplace more equal and welcoming. But not everyone agrees on quite what that looks like or whether it’s important. Indeed, some people can be dismissive or even opposed to the idea. Let’s be clear: people from marginalized groups shouldn’t have to […]

White Parents Rallied to Chase a Black Educator Out of Town. Then, They Followed Her to the Next One.

Cecelia Lewis was asked to apply for a Georgia school district’s first-ever administrator job devoted to diversity, equity and inclusion. A group of parents — coached by local and national anti-CRT groups — had other plans.

White Parents Rallied to Chase a Black Educator Out of Town. Then, They Followed Her to the Next One.

By Nicole Carr, ProPublica In April of 2021, Cecelia Lewis had just returned to Maryland from a house-hunting trip in Georgia when she received the first red flag about her new job. The trip itself had gone well. Lewis and her husband had settled on a rental home in Woodstock, a small city with a […]

Congress Just Passed a Bill to Ban Race-Based Hair Discrimination

Congress Just Passed a Bill to Ban Race-Based Hair Discrimination

By Emma Specter, Vogue In what feels like an increasingly rare win for progressive values in the U.S., the House of Representatives voted 235-189 on Friday to pass the CROWN (Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair) Act, a bill that seeks to ban race-based hair discrimination in employment and against those participating […]