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Full list of articles and documents from the Sexual Diversity LGBT Discrimination in the Workplace category. Though these articles may have since been updated they are listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

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Workplace Discrimination Publications
Harsh Workplace Pushing Women Out of Academia thumbnail image.
Researchers found a harsh workplace climate, which can include harassment and feelings of not belonging, was the most common reason women left academia.
Publish Date: 21st Oct 2023
Himpathy Towards Perpetrators of Workplace Sexual Harassment thumbnail image.
A new study suggests that some people are morally biased to have sympathy toward the accused in cases of workplace sexual harassment.
Publish Date: 20th Mar 2023 - Updated: 11th Apr 2023
Creamy and Seductive: Gender Surveillance in Flight Attendant Work thumbnail image.
Despite airline industry attempts to cultivate diverse working environments, gendered practices and pressures persist with female cabin crew encountering expectations on appearance not extended to male counterparts.
Publish Date: 17th Jan 2023
Managers Exhibit Bias Based on Race, Gender, Disability and Sexual Orientation thumbnail image.
Research reveals those in management positions demonstrate explicit and implicit bias toward others from marginalized groups and often express more implicit bias than those not in management.
Publish Date: 2nd Dec 2022
Flirting to Get Ahead at Work thumbnail image.
Men are more likely than women to engage in social sexual behavior for personal gain, and it’s most often men in lower-power positions who initiate it.
Publish Date: 12th Sep 2022 - Updated: 5th Jan 2023
Younger and College Educated Women More Likely to Say They Have Been Harassed thumbnail image.
Discrimination in America - American women most frequently report being discriminated against in the workplace.
Publish Date: 21st Dec 2017 - Updated: 18th May 2023
Workplace Sexual Harassment a Chronic Problem - President of American Psychological Association thumbnail image.
According to the president of the APA, sexual harassment in the workplace is a pervasive, chronic problem that can cause enduring psychological harm.
Publish Date: 19th Nov 2017
Sexual Harassment by Work Colleagues May Be Associated With More Severe Depression thumbnail image.
Study reveals employees who experience workplace sexual harassment by supervisors, colleagues or subordinates may develop more severe symptoms of depression.
Publish Date: 25th Sep 2017
American Queen Steamboat Sued for Firing Employee Who Opposed Sexual Harassment thumbnail image.
EEOC charged in lawsuit American Queen Steamboat Company unlawfully fired employee after he supported coworker complaint about sexual harassment.
Publish Date: 14th Sep 2017
EEOC Sues Apple Metro Restaurant Chain for Sex Discrimination and Retaliation thumbnail image.
Transgender employee harassed at Hawthorne Applebee's because of her gender identity and fired for objecting, federal agency charges.
Publish Date: 9th Jun 2017
Aversive Racism - The Damaging Effects of Discrimination thumbnail image.
Research reveals that working under biased managers can impact workplace performance of minority workers.
Publish Date: 13th Feb 2017
Top U.S. Companies Embracing Inclusive Policies for LGBTQ Workers thumbnail image.
Major U.S. companies and law firms advancing in vital policies and practices to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) workers around the world.
Publish Date: 28th Dec 2016
LGBT Gender Diversity in the Boardroom thumbnail image.
Evidence suggests that discrimination, homophobia and workplace hostility limit the employment prospects and career mobility of LGBT individuals.
Publish Date: 10th Feb 2016
Sexual Orientation, LGBT and the Workplace thumbnail image.
The American Law Journal presented Fired for Being Gay: ENDA of LGBT Discrimination at Work? on the Philadelphia CNN-News affiliate, WFMZ-TV.
Publish Date: 1st Jan 2016 - Updated: 22nd Mar 2018
LGBT File Employment Discrimination Complaints as Often as People of Color & Women thumbnail image.
Analysis of complaints show LGBT people use sexual orientation and gender identity employment non-discrimination laws as frequently as others.
Publish Date: 22nd Oct 2015
Improving Workplace Climate for Bisexual Employees thumbnail image.
Helping employees and employers build more inclusive workplace environments for bisexual people.
Publish Date: 30th Sep 2015 - Updated: 23rd Jan 2016
Global Corporate Coalition to Advance LGBT Equality in Worldwide Workplaces thumbnail image.
Consortium of 12 major businesses with 1.4 million employees across more than 190 countries commit to uphold LGBT workplace protections abroad.
Publish Date: 30th Sep 2015
Covert and Overt Sexism Equally Damaging to Working Women thumbnail image.
Study reveals sexist wisecracks, comments and office cultures where women are ignored just as damaging to women as single instances of sexual coercion and unwanted sexual attention.
Publish Date: 1st Sep 2015 - Updated: 25th Oct 2022
Lesbian UPS Employee wins $100,000 for Discrimination thumbnail image.
Jury verdict of $100,000 for being discriminated against and by her supervisor due to sexual orientation while employed at United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS).
Publish Date: 27th Aug 2015
Equality is Our Business: LGBT Workplace Equality Pledge thumbnail image.
Equality is Our Business Program for diversity and inclusion in the workplace, protections in employment, housing and public accommodations.
Publish Date: 25th Feb 2015
EEOC Memo - Title VII Protects Workers from Sexual Orientation Discrimination thumbnail image.
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission memo says workers protected under Title VII from employment discrimination based on sexual orientation, as well as gender identity.
Publish Date: 19th Feb 2015
Exxon Changes Non-Discrimination Policy thumbnail image.
ExxonMobil has re-written its EEO policy to include protections based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
Publish Date: 31st Jan 2015
Virginia LGBT Employees Lack Statewide Protections against Ongoing Employment Discrimination thumbnail image.
LGBT workers in Virginia are vulnerable to employment discrimination absent explicit statewide legal protections, according to a new report.
Publish Date: 29th Jan 2015 - Updated: 28th Feb 2017
62,000 LGBT Workers in Oklahoma Lack Protection Against Ongoing Employment Discrimination thumbnail image.
Approximately 62,000 LGBT workers in Oklahoma are vulnerable to employment discrimination absent explicit statewide legal protections.
Publish Date: 26th Jan 2015 - Updated: 28th Feb 2017
LGBT Workers in Arkansas Lack Statewide Protections against Ongoing Employment Discrimination thumbnail image.
Approximately 47,000 LGBT workers in Arkansas are vulnerable to employment discrimination absent explicit statewide legal protections.
Publish Date: 20th Jan 2015 - Updated: 28th Feb 2017
How do Men and Women Respond to Gender Bias in STEM thumbnail image.
Research reveals gender biases limit opportunities for women within science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.
Publish Date: 8th Jan 2015 - Updated: 23rd Jan 2015
Arizona LGBT Workers Lack Protection against Employment Discrimination thumbnail image.
Approximately 119,000 LGBT workers in Arizona lack statewide protections against ongoing employment discrimination.
Publish Date: 6th Jan 2015 - Updated: 28th Feb 2017
Employers Should Never Discriminate, Even on Religious Grounds Say Most Americans thumbnail image.
Most Americans still agree on federal job protections based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
Publish Date: 24th Dec 2014 - Updated: 23rd Jan 2015
Political Correctness in Diverse Workplace Fosters Creativity thumbnail image.
People may associate political correctness with conformity but new research finds it also correlates with creativity in work settings.
Publish Date: 1st Dec 2014 - Updated: 23rd Jan 2015
Employee Handbooks: Social Media, NLRB and EEO Trends thumbnail image.
Employers must be aware of recent changes in the law, society and technology, when developing or updating their employee handbooks.
Publish Date: 21st Nov 2014 - Updated: 23rd Jan 2015
Perfect Score for Chrysler Group LGBT Workplace Policies and Benefits thumbnail image.
Index rates major employers based on LGBT workplace policies and benefits, defining the best-in-class practices for LGBT workplace inclusion.
Publish Date: 18th Nov 2014 - Updated: 23rd Jan 2015
Are Males or Females Most at Risk of Verbal Abuse in the Workplace thumbnail image.
In a female-dominated workplace, men are expected to adopt a protective attitude towards women, which makes them more vulnerable.
Publish Date: 18th Nov 2014 - Updated: 25th Sep 2017
LGBT's in the Workplace - 66% of Canadians Feel Businesses Need to do More to Welcome Them thumbnail image.
Half of Canadians think their own employer should do more to ensure LGBT employees feel comfortable in the workplace.
Publish Date: 30th Oct 2014 - Updated: 23rd Jan 2015
Porn Policy: Reducing Discrimination and Sexual Harassment in the Workplace thumbnail image.
Information regarding reducing discrimination and sexual harassment through a strict workplace pornography policy.
Publish Date: 28th Oct 2014 - Updated: 23rd Jan 2015
Bullies in the Workplace thumbnail image.
Approximately 54 million workers, or 35 percent of U.S. employees, are targeted by a bully at some point in their careers.
Publish Date: 16th Oct 2014 - Updated: 25th Oct 2022
Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation in the Workplace: A Practical Guide thumbnail image.
Book addresses US workplace law and human resource practice relating to gender identity, sexual orientation, and gender expression.
Publish Date: 14th Oct 2014 - Updated: 25th Sep 2017

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