All Items: Race Discrimination

  • Minnesota Joins Trend with Hairstyle Discrimination Law

    February 2, 2023

    With Minnesota Governor Tim Walz's signature, the state joins the growing list of jurisdictions enacting CROWN Acts - laws that prohibit discrimination on the basis of hairstyles often associated with a particular race or ethnicity.

  • Florida's Stop WOKE Act Is Blocked

    August 19, 2022

    The workplace provisions of a controversial Florida law that placed limits on the content of diversity and inclusion training have been temporarily blocked by a federal judge.

  • Wave of New Hairstyle Discrimination Laws Passed

    June 8, 2022

    Several states have joined the growing list of jurisdictions that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of hair texture, natural hairstyles or other physical characteristics associated with race.

  • Florida's "Stop WOKE Act" Will Impact DEI Trainings

    March 25, 2022

    A new Florida measure would limit how employers handle teaching about systemic racism and white privilege during workplace trainings.

  • NFL Lawsuit Shines Spotlight on Racial Discrimination

    February 2, 2022

    Former Miami Dolphins head coach Brian Flores claims the NFL violated Section 1981 of the Civil Rights Act, as well as state and local discrimination laws, in a wide variety of employment decisions including hiring, promotions, retention, compensation and more.

  • Former Tesla Employee Victimized by N-Word Wins Big Arbitration Award

    August 10, 2021

    Tesla must pay about $1 million to a former employee who claimed two supervisors called him the N-word and that his complaints about their conduct were ignored, an arbitrator has ruled.

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News: HR guidance on laws prohibiting race and color discrimination.