Category Archives: Discrimination at work

'Bullshit': Canadian minister blasts lack of diversity in corporate top jobs

Navdeep Bains says his country’s excuses for not hiring women as leaders is ‘a bunch of bullshit’

The Canadian minister responsible for science and economic development has described attempts to justify the lack of diversity in the country’s corporate leadership as “bullshit”.

Navdeep Bains, Canada’s minister of innovation, science and economic development, made the comments during a meeting with law students at the University of Windsor.

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James Damore sues Google, alleging intolerance of white male conservatives

Class-action lawsuit led by fired engineer includes 100 pages of internal documents and claims conservatives are ‘ostracized, belittled, and punished’

Google is facing renewed controversy over its alleged intolerance toward conservatives at the company, after a class action lawsuit filed by former engineer James Damore disclosed almost 100 pages of screen shots of internal communications in which employees discuss sensitive political issues.

Related: ‘I see things differently’: James Damore on his autism and the Google memo

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