The ERC’s investigation broke new ground by using matched-pair testing to systematically investigate the prevalence of racial discrimination throughout Chicago’s industrial staffing sector.
States and localities should prioritize protecting sexual orientation and gender identity as concerns rise over likelihood that Supreme Court will uphold protections for LGBT individuals.
What hiring discrimination looks like in a state with no statewide LGBT anti-discrimination protections
The reality for LGBT individuals in much of the country is not only the pervasiveness of employment discrimination, but also the fact that there is very little that individuals can do in response [...]
Using matched pair testing, the ERC compared the experiences of straight job applicants with gay/queer job applicants during the hiring process. The report reveals test results that point to the [...]
By Sarah Pauly, Fair Employment Program Manager This week, the Illinois Department of Human Rights found substantial evidence that Exxon engaged in sexual orientation discrimination in [...]
October is National Disability Employment Awareness month, and this year’s theme from the U.S. Department of Labor is “Expect. Employ. Empower.” Despite the fact that nearly one out of every five [...]
In an op-ed written for The Hill earlier this month, Judith Heumann, Special Advisor on International Disability Rights for the U.S. State Department, explained the global impact of the Americans [...]