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Gay Officer Who Settled Suit Will Resign from Diversity Unit

Gay Officer Who Settled Suit Will Resign from Diversity Unit

Aug 3
A gay St. Louis County police lieutenant who settled a discrimination lawsuit against the police department for $10.25 million said Friday he is resigning from his job as commander of the department's new diversity and inclusion unit.

Mont. Governor's Staffer Fired After Offensive Tweets Surface

Mont. Governor's Staffer Fired After Offensive Tweets Surface

By Iris Samuels | Jul 31
An aide to Montana Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock's senate campaign was fired Thursday after a history of racist, sexist and homophobic tweets surfaced.

After Report About Toxic Workplace, 'Ellen' Show is Under Internal Investigation

After Report About Toxic Workplace, 'Ellen' Show is Under Internal Investigation

Jul 28
"The Ellen DeGeneres" show is being internally investigated by its distributor WarnerMedia after "numerous accounts of workplace problems," according to a report from Variety.

Florida Police Chief to Retire Over Alleged COVID Remarks

Florida Police Chief to Retire Over Alleged COVID Remarks

Jul 22
A South Florida police chief has announced his retirement months after an investigation into alleged remarks he made about the coronavirus death of an openly gay Broward Sheriff's deputy.

Virus Hits Frontline Workers in Taxed Public Health System

Virus Hits Frontline Workers in Taxed Public Health System

By Laura Ungar, KHN | Jul 22
As a veteran public health worker, Chantee Mack knew the coronavirus could kill. So she asked — twice — for permission to work from home. She was deemed essential and told no. Eight weeks later, she was dead.

Lost Your Job? The COBRA Game Begins

Lost Your Job? The COBRA Game Begins

By MIchelle Andrews | Jul 21
People who've been laid off or furloughed from their jobs now have more time to decide whether to hang on to their employer-sponsored health insurance. Some health policy experts question the usefulness of the change.

BuzzFeed Publishes Scathing Report About Toxic Work Culture at 'Ellen' Show

BuzzFeed Publishes Scathing Report About Toxic Work Culture at 'Ellen' Show

Jul 18
Former employees of the "Ellen" show spoke with BuzzFeed this week about the talkshow's toxic workplace culture, sharing stories about their difficult time working for the program.

Andrew Sullivan Leaves New York Mag, Will Reveal Reason on Friday

Andrew Sullivan Leaves New York Mag, Will Reveal Reason on Friday

Jul 15
Out political columnist Andrew Sullivan announced Tuesday that this will be his last week at New York Magazine and that Friday will be his final column for the publication, where he will reveal why he decided to quit.

NYTimes Editor Resigns, Saying She was Harassed for Her Ideas

NYTimes Editor Resigns, Saying She was Harassed for Her Ideas

By David Bauder | Jul 15
Bari Weiss, an opinion editor at The New York Times, quit her job on Tuesday with a public resignation letter that alleged harassment and a hostile work environment created by people who disagreed with her.

White House-Backed Campaign Pushes Alternate Career Paths

White House-Backed Campaign Pushes Alternate Career Paths

By Darlene Superville | Jul 14
Presidential adviser Ivanka Trump unveiled a White House-backed national ad campaign highlighting alternative ways to start a career, an initiative targeting students, mid-career workers and the millions who are now unemployed because of the coronavirus.

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