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New Research Sheds Light On The Glass Ceiling In Corporate America

Across corporate America, the glass ceiling unfortunately remains firmly in place. But progress is being made as an interesting new research tool (hat tip to Carlisle Clifton) demonstrates. This interactive tool allows you to research …

$1.3 million verdict against American University in age discrimination trial

On October 15, 2018, a District of Columbia Superior Court jury determined that American University discriminated against Loubna Skalli Hanna, Ph.D., on the basis of her age, when it denied her application for tenure and …

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In Response To #MeToo, EEOC Is Filing More Sexual Harassment Lawsuits And Winning

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently announced how the #MeToo movement has impacted its enforcement efforts, which has implications across the country and particularly in corporate America. Not surprisingly, the heightened awareness about sexual harassment-including what …

An appreciation of Ann Hopkins, a glass ceiling pioneer

Ann Hopkins recently passed away, nearly 30 years after her seminal Supreme Court case helped to shatter the glass ceiling at Price Waterhouse. Hopkins played a huge role in shaping how the courts, indeed the …

Why Serena Williams’ Tennis Ranking Matters In The Corporate World

Serena Williams recently returned to tennis after taking time off for her pregnancy, and she immediately faced questions on the extent to which her ranking should be affected by her pregnancy leave. The tennis world …

Anti-discrimination protections for gig workers. Do they exist?

As more and more companies transition from hiring full-time employees to using independent contractors (aka gig workers), the yawning gap in employment discrimination protections for these workers is coming into focus. Companies and their people need to …

Do Gig Workers Have Any Protection From Discrimination On The Job

Do Gig Workers Have Any Protection From Discrimination On The Job?

As more and more companies transition from hiring full-time employees to using independent contractors (aka gig workers), the yawning gap in employment discrimination protections for these workers is coming into focus. Companies and their people need to …

Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is: Tying Executives’ Bonuses To Diversity Initiatives

The financial industry continues to be plagued by a lack of diversity and complaints about harassment and discrimination. For example, according to a 2017 U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) report, only 21% of all management …

Why can’t the tech industry decode the glass ceiling for women executives?

Despite the tech industry’s reputation for fostering innovative concepts and novel ways to approach challenges, the industry still has not been able to solve the persistent glass ceiling that prevents women from being promoted into …

Eric Bachman interviewed about #metoo in the financial services industry

Sexual harassment lawyer Eric Bachman spoke with WealthManagement.com about the persistent problem of sexual harassment against female financial advisors and why so few of them report this illegal behavior. “It’s really necessary for [firms] to …

Anti-discrimination protections for gig workers. Do they exist?

As more and more companies transition from hiring full-time employees to using independent contractors (aka gig workers), the yawning gap in employment discrimination protections for these workers is coming into focus. Companies and their people need to

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