Diversity & Inclusion Done Right

We’ve talked about G.E.’s goals to achieve gender parity by “balancing the equation,” here, by introducing a council to inform future retention strategies, including career advancement and leadership development opportunities for women, and by implementing employee programs and benefits that engender a fair and inclusive culture where all employees can thrive.

Other companies are successfully moving […]

“’The Weinstein Effect’” on Holiday Parties—No Booze? What A Snooze!

By: Amy Epstein Gluck

Human Resources Departments are wringing their proverbial hands this month about the company holiday party.

Open bar?

No bar?

Drinks tickets? Like, 2 per person.

No party at all?

What to do, what to do. In this article, WaPo features reporter Lavanya Ramanathan writes about these considerations that companies, particularly their HR departments, are contending with as […]

Supreme Court Declines To Rule On Whether Title VII Covers Sexual Orientation

The Supreme Court said today that it would not hear an appeal from a federal appeals court in Atlanta which dealt with the issue of whether Title VII prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation through its prohibition of discrimination “because of … sex.”

This is significant because there is a split on this issue between […]

After Reading Our Blog, Congress Votes For Mandatory Anti-Harassment Training!

Wow!  November has been quite the watershed month for our blog.

We learned a few weeks ago that the entire US Senate is likely reading our blog because “what else can explain that they “passed a resolution Thursday mandating sexual harassment prevention training for all employees of the Senate, including senators.”

Mandatory Training For All!

And now – […]