What Does It Take to Certify That a Company Takes Harassment Seriously?

For decades, LGBTQ job-seekers were largely on their own when it came to sizing up whether a potential employer would actually treat them fairly and take their needs and protection seriously. Then came the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index. Developed in the early 2000s, the index provides a third-party verification that a company has […]

Alphabet Executives Confronted By Frustrated Employees at Shareholder Meeting

Employees of Google parent Alphabet went to the unusual length of grilling their bosses about several hot-button issues during the company’s annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday. The employees–upset about how the company deals with sexual harassment, its employment practices, and its development of a censored search engine for China–risked their jobs to tell Alphabet leadership […]

A Refresher on Herman Cain, Trump’s Latest Pick for the Fed Board

Herman Cain, pizza executive and architect of the “9-9-9” tax plan, is back. On Thursday, President Trump told reporters that he planned to nominate Cain for one of two vacant seats on the seven-member Federal Reserve Board. “I have recommended Herman Cain. He is a very terrific man, a terrific person,” Trump said. “He is […]

Harvey Weinstein Is Trying to Hire More Women for His Legal Defense Team

Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein faces a rape trial with a possibility of life in prison in June. He parted ways with superstar defense attorney Benjamin Brafman in January. So, Weinstein went looking for a new legal team. He hired two male lawyers that represented actress Rose McGowan, who has accused Weinstein of rape, in […]

Wynn Resorts’ Sexual Harassment Issues Continue One Year After Steve Wynn’s Departure

Among the many changes Wynn Resorts has made in the wake of a sexual harassment scandal that toppled its founder Steve Wynn, its executives and their families are no longer allowed to avail themselves of spa services such as massages at the company’s hotels. The Las Vegas-based casino resort operator has also eliminated some in-room […]