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Dozens of female Microsoft employees claim they deal with shocking behavior at work: requests to sit on a coworker’s lap, being called a ‘...

As Microsoft fights a gender discrimination lawsuit, some women inside Microsoft discussed their treatment at the company in a long email string.
Open Source Initiative board members. Front row, L-R: Simon Phipps (Board President), Josh Simmons (Board Treasurer), Carol Smith (Board Secretary) Back row, L-R: Italo Vignoli, Faidon Liambotis, Molly de Blanc, Richard Fontana, Patrick Masson, Chris Lamb.

A group of women trying to change the sexist culture of open source software have been harassed online

Online harassment and a lack of inclusion are issues in the open source space, and the board elections for the Open Source Initiative showcase this.
The Boy Scouts hasn't always been so welcoming.

8 ways the Boy Scouts has evolved over the years

The Boy Scouts hasn't always welcomed everyone. It took 111 years to welcome black people, girls, transgender boys, and homosexuals into its ranks.

Oracle underpaid women and minority workers by $401 million, the Labor Department says

The company had an "extreme preference" for hiring Asian workers with visas that it could underpay, the Labor Department charged.
Women get called "bossy" for being the boss.

11 surprising double standards that still exist for women in the US

The world has made incredible progress in shattering the glass ceiling and empowering women. But there's still a long way to go. Here are 11 ways women are unfairly inconvenienced, shamed, and discriminated against just for being female in the US.
Meagan Hunter

A former Chili’s server claims she wasn’t promoted because she didn’t dress in ‘gender appropriate’ clothes

Meagan Hunter, 35, was a server at a Chili's in Phoenix, Arizona, for two years before she decided to apply for a promotion.
There aren't many women at the table at Citi.

Citigroup says it pays women 29% less than men in report that the bank’s HR chief calls ‘difficult’

Citigroup says female employees make 29% less than male ones across its global workforce, and that women make up fewer senior positions.
Japanese medical schools admitted to rigging acceptance requirements in favor of male candidates.

Japanese medical school admits rigging entrance exams in favor of men because ‘women mentally mature faster’

One in five doctors in Japan are women — the lowest proportion of female-to-male doctors among OECD countries.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

A gender discrimination lawsuit against Microsoft could see new light as court agrees to reconsider class action status for 8,600 current and former e...

The lawsuit Moussouris v. Microsoft Corporation alleges systemic discrimination against female engineers and IT employees at the $876 billion tech giant.
Pilot AI cofounders Elliot English and Jonathan Su were named in a suit by former employee Rachel Moore, which accused the founders of sexual harassment and gender discrimination.

The cofounder of a $23 million startup has been accused of taking off his pants and telling a lewd story about Burning Man in front of a female employ...

A former employee at the artificial intelligent startup Pilot AI filed suit against the cofounders and its investor NEA for allegedly perpetuating or ignoring rampant sexual harassment at the office.