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TUC says employment tribunal fees are a victory for bad bosses

The Trade Union Congress says the introduction of fees of up to £1,200 for employment tribunal claims has been a “huge victory” for bad employers, with women and low-paid workers being the worst affected. 119 more words

Employment

Women Victims of Unmet Western Promises in Islamic Countries

This op-ed was initially published at Athens Views, Issue 53 August 1, 2014. 

An alleged claim by the militant group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has been circulating social media the past week and has created a great debate on its authenticity. 484 more words

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[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="620"] Credit: Photo via Irrationally Bound[/caption] By Marianna Karakoulaki

Over half the cases heard by Employment Tribunals involve sex discrimination

The proportion of employment tribunal cases relating to sex discrimination is growing, research has shown.

Discrimination cases now make up 55 per cent of the total employment tribunal workload — the highest level for four years and a rise from 38 per cent two years ago. 93 more words

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Quid Pro Quo Sexual Harassment

Quid pro quo harassment is the most commonly recognized form of sexual harassment. It occurs when (1) job benefits, including employment, promotion, salary increases, shift or work assignments, performance expectations and other conditions of employment, are made contingent on the provision of sexual favors, usually to an employer, supervisor or agent of the employer who has the authority to make decisions about employment actions, or (2) the rejection of a sexual advance or request for sexual favors results in a tangible employment detriment, a loss of a job benefit of the kind described above. 194 more words

Sexual Exploitation

GAYS NEED TO BE STRONG NOT WIMPS

What I mean is that ALL gays need to come out of the closet. Gays should not hide in the closet anymore but be open and honest with the world. 562 more words

Christianity

Three things I learned reading the Tinder sexual harassment lawsuit

On Monday, the former Tinder executive and co-founder Whitney Wolfe sued the mobile dating app in Los Angeles on grounds of sexual harassment and abuse. News coverage around the suit has largely rehashed Wolfe’s accusations that the company’s chief executive Sean Rad and chief marketing officer Justin Mateen abused her verbally (with words like “annoying” “dramatic” and  “whore”) only to eventually strip her of her co-founder title and force her to resign from the company. 394 more words

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