Sixty-one percent, or about three in five employees responding to a Glassdoor survey, reported they have either witnessed or experienced discrimination involving age, race, gender or LGBTQ identity in the workplace.
Harris Poll conducted the global survey in July, attracting responses from 1,100 U.S. employees. While 45% experienced or witnessed ageism, 42% pointed to racism; another 42% encountered gender discrimination and 33% observed or experienced LGBTQ discrimination at work.
“This survey is really shining a light on this issue,” says Carina Cortez, chief people officer at Glassdoor, a global job and recruiting site. “This is a wakeup call for employers