Facebook accused of not removing hate speech in complaint under Australia’s racial discrimination laws | Australia news

Facebook is facing a complaint under Australia’s Racial Discrimination Act that the company is not doing enough to moderate against hate speech. The Australian Muslim Advocacy Network (Aman) announced on Wednesday it had lodged a complaint under sections nine and 18(c) of the act with the Australian Human Rights Commission Continue Reading

She sued for pregnancy discrimination. Now she’s battling Google’s army of lawyers | Google

When Chelsey Glasson found out she was pregnant with her second child in 2019, she did not anticipate the first three years of her new baby’s life would be overshadowed by an epic legal battle against a trillion-dollar company. The 38-year-old sued Google, her former employer, in 2020 alleging she Continue Reading

Pinterest pays $20m to settle gender discrimination lawsuit | Pinterest

The virtual scrapbook company Pinterest is paying out a record $20m (£15m) to settle a gender discrimination lawsuit brought by a female executive who had alleged she was fired after “speaking out about the rampant discrimination, hostile work environment, and misogyny” at the San Francisco firm. Françoise Brougher, the company’s Continue Reading

Former employee sues China Southern, alleging discrimination One airline flight attendant discrimination Contract- Tempemail

A former flight attendant is suing China Southern Airlines for suspending him after his sexual orientation was made public without his consent last year, in a rare legal maneuver that pits him against the country’s largest airline A video showing the man kissing another man was leaked on Chinese social Continue Reading

Women at Google miss out on thousands of dollars as a result of pay discrimination, lawsuit alleges | Technology

Women at Google lose out on thousands of dollars each year compared with men as a result of discriminatory practices including pushing female employees into lower-paying career tracks, a lawsuit has alleged. The findings stem from an ongoing lawsuit brought against Google in 2017, which accused the tech company of Continue Reading

Pega launches Ethical Bias Check to help prevent AI discrimination- Tempemail

Read Article Pegasystems has announced Ethical Bias Check, a new capability of Pega Customer Decision Hub that helps eliminate biases hidden in the artificial intelligence (AI) driving customer engagements. The feature flags possible discriminatory offers and messages generated by AI across all channels before they reach the customer. Done right, Continue Reading

AI systems claiming to ‘read’ emotions pose discrimination risks | Technology

Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems that companies claim can “read” facial expressions is based on outdated science and risks being unreliable and discriminatory, one of the world’s leading experts on the psychology of emotion has warned. Lisa Feldman Barrett, professor of psychology at Northeastern University, said that such technologies appear to Continue Reading

What would Jesus do? Things you’re allowed to do if the religious discrimination bill passes | First Dog on the Moon

Oh hey, I didn’t realise you were gay until today. Sorry but you’re fired! I shall pray for you Sign up here to get an email whenever First Dog cartoons are published Get all your needs met at the First Dog shop if what you need is First Dog merchandise Continue Reading

Religious discrimination bill: what will Australians be allowed to say and do if it passes? | World news

The second draft religious discrimination bill will have wide-ranging effects on many areas of public life including access to medical services, schooling, employment, social media, aged care, hospitals and even some commercial services. As well as an explainer about the bill’s provisions, we have collected examples from the government’s explanatory Continue Reading

Riot Games will pay $10 million to current and former female employees in discrimination lawsuit settlement

What just happened? Riot Games, the developer behind incredibly popular MOBA League of Legends, has settled a class-action lawsuit over gender discrimination that will see it pay $10 million to current and former female employees. Back in 2018, two women who had worked at the studio sued the company, alleging Continue Reading