Category: Workplace Fairness

October 8, 2013 Amy Oppenheimer No comments exist

A recent public radio program on “Inspiring Girls and Women to Code” addressed the disheartening reality that while women were 38% of the computer workforce in the 1980’s, that percentage has been nearly cut in half today.  (Forum with Michael Krasny, September 9, 2013  http://www.kqed.org/a/forum/R201309091000 ) The program’s guests focused on strategies and programs designed…

November 5, 2012 Amy Oppenheimer No comments exist

Two recent cases on racial, religious and ethnic origin harassment speak to how far we have come and how far we have yet to go. In May v. Chrysler Group, a U.S. Court of Appeals case originating in Utah, there was very serious ethnic origin and religious (anti-Semitic) harassment over a prolonged period of time. …