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Bosses who deny gender bias are more likely to practice gender bias

Bosses who deny gender bias are more likely to practice gender bias

World
June 26 (UPI) -- Bosses that deny the problem of discrimination in the workplace are more likely to practice gender bias themselves, according to a study published Friday in Science Advances. The new research suggests that gender bias is built into the foundations of a career path, researchers say. Advertisement Even if a manager claims to treat an employee based on their competence alone, the study proves the competence and performance evaluations that many managers rely on are biased themselves, they said. "To be clear, it isn't a small fraction of managers who hold this belief," Christopher Begeny, a postdoctoral research fellow in the psychology department at the University of Exeter in Britain, told UPI in an email. "In our study, this was actually the most common belief that manage...

Coronavirus in sport live updates: Wayne Rooney hits out, 2020 Olympics ‘will go ahead’, ‘unjust’ to deny Liverpool title

Sports
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Latest on how the coronavirus outbreak is affecting sport… Liverpool set to be crowned champions, Leeds and West Brom to get promotion – Premier League ‘plan’ emerge West Ham chief Karren Brady says Premier League campaign should be declared null and void FA chief Greg Clarke tells Premier League that this season CANNOT be completed […] talkSPORT
Iran plane downing: Police deny shooting anti-government protesters

Iran plane downing: Police deny shooting anti-government protesters

World
Media playback is unsupported on your device Police in the Iranian capital, Tehran, have denied using live ammunition against protesters outraged by the shooting down of a Ukrainian airliner.Officers had been given orders to "show restraint", the chief of police said.Videos posted online on Sunday recorded what appeared to be gunfire and showed an injured woman being carried away.Protests erupted on Saturday, after Iran admitted firing missiles by mistake at the Ukraine International Airlines jet that crashed near Tehran.All 176 people on board flight PS752, mostly Iranians and Canadians, were killed. Media playback is unsupported on your device For the first three days after the crash, Iran denied...
Paul ‘Chuckle’ Elliott forced to deny he’s dead following fan confusion after brother dies

Paul ‘Chuckle’ Elliott forced to deny he’s dead following fan confusion after brother dies

Entertainment
PAUL Elliott has spoken out following the death of his late brother, Jimmy Patton. R.I.P: Jimmy Patton has passed away (Pic: FACEBOOK/ JIMMY PATTON) It was confimed yesterday that Chuckle Brothers star Jimmy Patton had died at the age of 87.Jimmy's death came a year after sibling Barry died.The news was confirmed on the Chuckle Brothers official Facebook page.An official statement read: "I just thought I’d let you know that the Chuckle Brothers older Brother Jimmy Patton has sadly passed away. ‘Jimmy was a big part of Chucklevision and the stage shows where he played the character No Slacking. RIP Jim Lad. And No Slacking." Related Articles Chuckle Brother Paul Elliott broke his silence over the news with a well-timed joke.The bereaved comedian, who has lost two of his brothers in the...
Uber loses Appeal Court battle to deny drivers rights

Uber loses Appeal Court battle to deny drivers rights

Technology
Uber has lost a Court of Appeal battle against giving its drivers basic employment protections, including minimum wage and holiday pay. The judgement could put Uber's business model in the UK at risk, requiring it to recognise drivers as "limb (b)" workers - crucially allowing them to collective bargaining rights.The company has been engaged in legal appeals since 2016, when an employment tribunal found it unlawfully classed drivers as independent contractors.Sir Terence Etherton, the second most senior judge in England and Wales, told the court that the tribunal was "not only entitled, but correct" to class Uber drivers as workers. He added: "Not only do we see no reason to disagree with the factual conclusions of the [tribunal] as to the working relationship between U...