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The creators of ‘League of Legends’ will pay $10 million to settle a class action lawsuit alleging gender discrimination

One year after employees accused Riot Games of fostering a sexist work culture, the company has chosen to settle a class action suit for $10 million.
Annie Fadely.

Economic policy ignores women, and it goes back to basic theories developed by men

It's "unsurprising and even predictable that women make up 63% of federal minimum-wage workers but only 5% of CEOs at Fortune 500 firms."
New York Mayor Bloomberg prepares to speak to reporters after his meeting with U.S. Vice President Biden, at the White House in Washington

Michael Bloomberg’s past comments about women and rape will likely haunt him on the 2020 campaign trail

Bloomberg has long been accused of making offensive and belittling remarks about women's appearances and sexuality.
Jason Momoa and Amber Heard co-starred in the DC Comics film "Aquaman."

After Instagram censored Amber Heard’s nipple, she called out the double standard with a topless picture of Jason Momoa

The "Aquaman" star posted a photo of herself wearing a blazer without a shirt. Because one of her nipples was visible, it violated Instagram's policy.
A photo of the Google Walkout march.

Google sued by engineering executive alleging she was paid ‘hundreds of thousands’ less than her male peers and demoted for complaining

In the lawsuit filed Tuesday, Ulku Rowe accuses Google of gender-based discrimination and and pay discrimination in violation of the US Equal Pay Act.
WeWork CEO Adam Neumann, whose company has seen the departure of nearly a dozen human resources managers over the last year, according to a new report.

WeWork has reportedly been bleeding HR managers in the last year, and some are pointing fingers at CEO Adam Neumann

Nearly a dozen human resources managers have left in the last year, according to a new report. At least two have sued over sexual harassment.
WeWork CEO Adam Neumann

WeWork gave out 58 stock awards worth at least $1 million each in February, and 94% of them went to men, according to a lawsuit

The compensation executive who put together the study said it was ignored and she was later put on leave, according to a report in The Information.
Andie and Al.

‘Women don’t ask’ is a myth: Two gender equality experts say women aren’t getting ahead, and it’s because of how workpla...

In "It's Not You, It's the Workplace," two writers tackle what they call the gendered nature of work culture today — and why it's unfair to women.
Google employees staged a walkout in November over concerns about sexual harassment and gender discrimination.

An internal memo from a Google employee alleging she suffered discrimination and retaliation while pregnant is going viral within the company

In a memo, a Google employee alleged that managers discriminated against pregnant women and retaliated against her when she complained to HR.
Latisha Rowe was forced to cover up on a flight.

6 times women were ‘dress coded’ in real life

Being "dress coded" or told to cover up and dress less "provocatively" happens in the real world, not just in schools.