Research Series

Emotional Tax

Learn what Emotional Tax is and how it affects both employees of color and organizations. In this Catalyst research series, we uncovered the reality that Asian, Black, Indigenous, Latinx, and multiracial employees pay an Emotional Tax at work when they feel they must be on guard to protect against bias. These harmful experiences occur both inside and outside the workplace and prevent employees from being able to truly thrive at work.

 

Emotional Tax and Work Teams: A View From 5 Countries Key Findings (Infographic)

View the key findings from the Catalyst report, Emotional Tax and Work Teams: A View From 5 Countries.

Building Inclusion for Indigenous Peoples in Canadian Workplaces (Report)

Catalyst research finds many Indigenous Peoples in Canada pay an Emotional Tax at work and identifies ways managers can help.

How and Why to Create an Empowering Workplace (Infographic)

Feelings of empowerment are key to creating a psychologically safe work environment where all employees can thrive.

Empowering Workplaces Combat Emotional Tax for People of Colour in Canada (Report)

Learn about the experience of Emotional Tax by women of colour in Canada and the effects of empowering workplaces.

Combattre les effets de la charge émotionnelle chez les personnes de couleur au canada grâce à l’autonomisation au sein des milieux de travail (Rapport)

Les femmes de couleur au Canada vivent des impôts émotionnels et ont besoin de lieux de travail plus autonomes.

Comment et pourquoi creer un milieu de travail qui privilegie lautonomie (Infographique)

Les sentiments d'autonomisation sont essentiels pour créer un environnement de travail psychologiquement sûr où tous les employés peuvent s'épanouir.

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

Learn what Emotional Tax is and how it affects both employees of color and organizations.

Emotional Tax: How Black Women and Men Pay More at Work and How Leaders Can Take Action (Report)

Emotional Tax is the experience of being different from peers because of your gender/race/ethnicity and the associated detrimental effects