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Female-owned company accused of pregnancy discrimination

The Wonderful Company, which produces Pom Wonderful pomegranate juice and Wonderful pistachios, is co-owned by a self-made woman. However, the billionaire entrepreneur, once a struggling mother of two herself, is accused of being notoriously unfriendly to her pregnant employees.

Gender discrimination percentages for men and women

Both men and women experience gender discrimination in the workplace. However, looking at the percentages for different types of discrimination -- not getting a raise based on one's gender, for instance -- show that it happens vastly more often for women than it does for men.

33 percent of Latino workers report discrimination

Racial discrimination in the workplace may be illegal, but that does not mean it doesn't happen all the time. In fact, about 33 percent of Latino workers claim they have been discriminated against at work. That's a stunning percentage, considering today's modern employment laws.

Study: Hiring discrimination hasn't declined since 1989

The world is a very different place today than it was back in 1989. However, in one way, researchers say that nothing has really changed since then. They claim that the discrimination that African-Americans face when trying to get jobs is exactly the same.

Employees allege racial discrimination at California company

California prioritizes the right to work and be free of discrimination, and Californians have more explicit rights in the workplace than most other Americans. Challenges still remain, and many members of racial minorities face them every day.