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Fuzzy Math: Silicon Valley’s Diversity Statistics

Published March 22nd, 2016 -

Many articles have been written about a diversity crisis in Silicon Valley, perhaps due to tech firms’ initial resistance to releasing employee demographics.  Enter Tracey Chou, an early Pinterest engineer, who launched a (still running) Google spreadsheet of ... More »

So How Much Do You Get Paid?

Published February 23rd, 2016 -

Money, sex, religion, and politics.  We all know these topics are taboo at the dinner table.  However, not discussing one of these in the work place might be costing us ­– especially women ­– more than we realize. Federal law has prohibited pay discrimination ... More »

Guest Post: Tipping as Employment Discrimination?

Published November 23rd, 2015 -

Sachin S. Pandya is Professor of Law at the University of Connecticut. When does paying workers via tips count as illegal employment discrimination?  Arguments against tip compensation–around for a while (e.g., Scott, 1916)—re-emerged last month (e... More »