Listen to a business management expert talking about the price that some companies have to pay when they fail to address diversity-related risks.

Professionals Podcasts - Managing diversity


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I think it is really important to fight against the diversity/discrimination at work. Unfortunately It is still the case nowadays.

I can't understand the sentence below:
In 1998, companies in the United States had to pay out more than fifty five million dollars to employers who had filed age related discrimination complaints against their companies.
In my view, the 'employer' should have been 'employee', for it make no sense for companies pay out to employers. Is my understanding right?

Hello Peter,

Yes, you're absolutely right. Unfortunately, we're not easily able to fix the recording on this page. I'm leaving 'employer' in the transcript, since it is supposed to reflect what the speaker says. But you're right - it should be 'employees'.

Thanks very much for pointing this error out to us.

All the best,
The LearnEnglish Team