Indian American councillor behind the ban, Kshama Sawant calls it “the biggest breakthrough victory against caste oppression”
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If passed, a new bill could make America’s most populous state the country’s first to outlaw caste-based discrimination
Activist behind Seattle’s law against caste discrimination wants to extend fight to other cities with South Asian immigrants.
Kshama Sawant, Indian American council member behind the legislation, wants “to spread this victory around the country”
Indian American Council member Kshama Sawant says her legislation doesn’t single out one community
Mumbai born Seattle City Council member introduces legislation in solidarity with South Asian and other immigrants
‘Embedded in South Asian American institutions, caste discrimination extending into American mainstream institutions.’
US tech industry’s reliance on Indian engineers allows discrimination to fester, says the Washington Post.
The CA Department of Fair Employment and Housing also names two former Indian American Cisco managers as defendants.