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Topic of the Week

Sexual Orientation Discrimination

Sexual orientation discrimination in the workplace occurs when an employee is subjected to negative employment action, harassment, or denial of certain benefits because of their sexual orientation, or the sexual orientation of someone they are close to. S

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Blog of the Week

Economy Gains 75,000 Jobs in May; Unemployment Steady at 3.6%

The U.S. economy gained 75,000 jobs in May, and the unemployment rate remained at 3.6%, according to figures released this morning by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Wage growth of 3.1% was lower than last month's 3.4% and, a downward revision of 75,000 for the job numbers for March and April signals that the Federal Reserve's Open Market Committee needs to inch down interest rates.

Thought for the Week

"Increase in support for transgender rights tracks fairly closely with the large increase in support for gay, lesbian and bisexual Americans, having a close relationship with someone transgender is strongly correlated with holding more supportive views of transgender rights."

–Robert P. Jones, the CEO of the Public Religion Research Institute

List of the Week

from Workplace Fairness

Top searches in discrimination this week:

  • Sexual and Gender Discrimination
  • Pay Discrimination
  • Proving Discrimination
  • Pregnancy Discrimination
  • Religious Discrimination

 

 

 

Top Five News Headlines

  1. Most Gig Workers Won’t Be Seen as Employees, Trump Lawyers Say
  2. ‘Now I know I’m not alone.’ Study highlights challenges LGBTQ workers in STEM face
  3. Whistleblowers' rights could be at risk under Trump's new labor board
  4. Gender Discrimination Lawsuit Against Jones Day Gets Yet Another Plaintiff
  5. Supreme Court will decide major racial bias suit against cable TV giants

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