Government-Contracted Tech Firm Sued for Racial Discrimination
The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit against software company Palantir Technologies, alleging the company “systematically” discriminated against Asian job applicants. According to the complaint filed on September 21st, since at least January 2010 to present, Palantir utilized hiring processes, selection procedures and employee referral systems that “discriminate against Asian applicant...
An International Business & Human Rights Treaty: Is Your Company Prepared?
The international community is moving towards the adoption of a legally-binding United Nations (UN) instrument that regulates the activities of corporations with regards to human rights. Under the EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive, many companies already report on human rights. However, this international instrument can be expected to go much further, requiring companies to carry out