According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Age discrimination involves treating an applicant or employee less favorably because of his or her age. This law was encompassed in the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA), which forbids age discrimination against people who are age 40 or older. There are states, however, like the state of New York, added law (N.Y. Exec. Law § 296 (3-a)) to protect workers over the age of 18 from age discrimination. On this episode, we’ll discuss assumptions, biases and strategies employees can take to mitigate the effects of being the youngin’ in the office!
In 1970, the first gay parade was held in various cities across the US, on the 1st anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. Kacey, Jazmin and Carl from Ology Research Group, along with friends, family and tens of thousands of volunteers will be marching next weekend for NYC’s 47th annual Pride March. On this episode, we decided to dedicate a discussion to the march, the struggle, the dialogue and the future.
Many inequities are attributed to racism, and recent movements, including the Black Lives Matter movement, speaks to these issues. In this episode, titled “Race to Someplace”, we explore racism in America, where we are today, and what we think needs to happen tomorrow.