Friday, 17 August 2018

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Cricket Australia worker fired over abortion tweets

TASMANIA: Earlier this month, Cricket Australia was praised for being a female-friendly workplace. But today the organisation is under fire after it was revealed it had sacked a female employee for posting a series of tweets pushing for abortion reform in Tasmania. In January, it was announced that Tasmania’s only ...

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Woman claims she was racially profiled at Applebee’s

MIAMI: Three Applebee’s employees have been fired after a black woman said she and her friend were racially profiled at an Independence, Missouri location. Applebee’s said it’s temporarily closed the location for the team to “regroup, reflect, learn and grow.” In a Facebook post, Alexis Brison said she and her ...

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Gay teacher fired from Catholic school for marrying girlfriend

MIAMI: The administrators of Saints Peter and Paul Catholic School in Miami fired popular first–grade teacher Jocelyn Morffi because she married the love of her life and then posted wedding photos on social media. According to local media reports, Morffi, who has taught at the school for seven years, got ...

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Google CEO cancels diversity town hall after staff questions leak

LONDON: Google CEO Sundar Pichai has cancelled an internal town hall meant to address gender discrimination on Thursday after employee questions for management began to leak online from the company’s internal messaging service. Pichai said in an email to staff that several Google employees became fearful for their safety and ...

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Fired Google engineer says company executives smeared him

LONDON: The former Google engineer, whose controversial memo has triggered a wider debate on gender differences and diversity efforts in technology, defended his views in an interview on Wednesday, saying company executives are smearing him in its wake. James Damore, who until Monday worked as an engineer on video and ...

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Preet Bharara, the tenacious prosecutor fired by Trump

WASHINGTON: An Indian-born, New Jersey-raised Bruce Springsteen fan, former Manhattan federal attorney Preet Bharara ascended to rock-star status in the straitlaced world of law for his aggressive skewering of public corruption and Wall Street crime. And staying true to style, the outspoken holdover from the Obama era refused to go ...

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Arnold Schwarzenegger fired, didn’t quit ‘Apprentice’: Trump

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump disputed Arnold Schwarzenegger’s announcement about quitting as host of the reality show “The Celebrity Apprentice,” saying on Saturday that Schwarzenegger was leaving involuntarily after drawing few viewers. Schwarzenegger had announced on Friday that he would not return for a second season of the NBC show. ...

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