Harold Camping was an evangelist perhaps best known for his widely publicized prediction that the world would end in October of 2011. When the forecast failed, Camping and his Family Radio sharp drop-offs in popularity and revenue. He died in late 2013, but the radio network continues to broadcast. (Family Radio is aired in Milwaukee on WMWK.)
Milwaukee has made inroads in recent years in trying to lure high tech firms to our area. Not only do the jobs pay well, but high tech companies also tend to attract more businesses involved in software or hardware.
A new study finds that bisexual women and men are paid less than similarly qualified heterosexual women and men for doing the same jobs. The research was published by the American Sociological Association in the American Sociological Review.
When we look around the Midwest from our Milwaukee vantage point, we sometimes see that other places struggle with workplace discrimination, too. One example can be found in West De Moines, Iowa.
We see it here in Milwaukee and we see it happening across the United States: workers defending their rights. According to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), people are increasingly willing to protect their workplace rights in court.
Milwaukee's annual PrideFest is one of the nation’s largest LGBTQ celebrations. We are well aware of the tremendous strides made in the past few decades, as well as ongoing struggles for equality.
There is no denying that Roger Ailes understands the business of television news. The former political consultant was the founding CEO of Fox News, making it into a cable news ratings juggernaut with talk shows and news aimed at a conservative audience.
Most people understand that there is a pay gap between the two genders. The question is really why the gap between men and women persists.
They came to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and they talked about ways to improve workplaces in America. They were employees and employers, as well as academics, psychologists, advocacy groups, trainers, union representatives and attorneys.
Apple CEO Tim Cook once told the U.S. Congress that adoption of the federal Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) was not only the right thing to do, but it would also foster and spur the creativity that drives his business. ENDA would prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.