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Why you should ask for someone’s pronouns instead of just assuming


This week we take a look back to a conversation Paula Brantner had with MarketWatch about pronouns.

"And documents provided as early as the hiring process and onboarding can be written to include a place to identify your pronouns, allow workers to specify non-gendered partners and provide an equal-opportunity statement that includes gender identity, Brantner said."

Today's Workplace more

New Haven teachers strike drags on for a 14th day this week in the war on workers

Laura Clawson

Pride Month Profiles: Irene Soloway

Kenneth Quinnell

How Unions and Climate Organizers Learned To Work Together in New York

Rachel Cohen

Dems to yank bill to raise congressional pay after backlash

Sarah Ferris, Healther Caygle, and Laura Barron-Lopez

A Nation Where Only The Rich Have Homes?

Sam Pizzigati

Economy Gains 75,000 Jobs in May; Unemployment Steady at 3.6%

Kenneth Quinnell

In the Courts more

Fort Bend County v. Davis

Held that Title VII's charge-filing requirement is not jurisdictional and thus is subject to forfeiture if tardily asserted. The issue involved whether an employer waited too long to dispute that a discrimination plaintiff filed a proper complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission before initiating suit. Justice Ginsburg delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court.

June 12, 2019

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In the News

Trump Agency Changes to Obama-Era Mine Safety Standard Rejected

Google Ends ‘No Poaching’ Requirement for Former Employees

New Work Suits: Amazon, LabCorp Hit With Sex Harassment Claims

Target boosts worker benefits, including paid family leave

Nike Is Expanding Its Day Care Benefit and Employees Are Furious

Judge rules lawsuit accusing Google of bias against conservatives can proceed

Workplace mass shootings: They're rare, they're puzzling, and they resonate with Americans

Volkswagen employees in Tennessee could help determine the future of the United Auto Workers

SCOTUS could decide whether 'tender back' rule applies to Title VII, equal-pay claims

Poll: Some younger workers view aging workforce negatively

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