Today, the earnings for women in this country are finally equal to the earnings of men...last year.
A popular designer's store is the subject of a new lawsuit in California. A former employee at a Tory Burch store in Los Angeles has filed a lawsuit against the company and one of her co-workers, claiming she was subjected to workplace discrimination. The woman is both black and bisexual, and asserts that her race and sexual orientation factored into many of the issues she experienced in the store.
Sexual harassment can be challenging for anyone. For black women, sexual harassment may be exacerbated by being combined with racism. Some experts believe the combination of gender and race mix to create a double dilemma for female black employees in California and everywhere else in the U.S.
A former Burbank deputy police chief who claimed he was demoted and then fired for complaining about racial discrimination and sexual harassment within the department was awarded $1.29 million Monday by a downtown Los Angeles jury.