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D&I Weekly News Round-Up: Equality, LGBTQ+ and more

Welcome to the latest edition of our Diversity & Inclusion News Round-Up. Today we are talking about equality in the workplace, UPS facing a lawsuit for systemic bias, a new LGBTQ+ report from McKinsey, and a 105-year-old sprinter breaking world records.
 Caroline Berns

Compliance Officer – Leadership & Culture

Compliance Officer – Leadership & Culture


Interesting HBR article about equality in the workplace – and how employers can handle situations where individual employees consciously exclude women, disabled people, ethnic or racial minorities, and others.


UPS (United Parcel Service) is currently facing a class-action lawsuit for systemic job bias based on gender, age, and disability. According to the suit, female employees across the US are discriminated against, harassed and denied career development. Read more here.


McKinsey has just released a new report about the challenges of being transgender in the workplace (and beyond). In comparison to cisgender adults, transgender adults are much more likely to be unemployed, earn significantly less money (even with similar or higher education levels), and feel far less supported at work.


We are never “too old” to learn something new! Julia “Hurricane” Hawkins took up sprinting at 100 (!) years old - and now, at 105, she continues to break world records.

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