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Day-to-Day Experiences of Emotional Tax Among Women and Men of Color in the Workplace

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Published Date
January, 2018

For Asian, Black, Latinx, and multiracial employees, decades of research tells us that exclusion, discrimination, and bias can be daily experiences. These experiences occur both inside and outside the workplace, and they can be sharply painful. Taken together, they impose an Emotional Tax with heavy personal consequences. This Emotional Tax can also harm businesses by preventing employees from being able to thrive at work. This report examines the Emotional Tax levied on Asian, Black, Latinx, and multiracial professionals in the United States as they aspire to advance and contribute to their organizations.