Investor pressure could help companies do more to promote workplace fairness than relying on the dubious benefits of unconscious bias training.
Fifty years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that denying women jobs on the basis of motherhood violated their civil rights, systemic bias still exists against working mothers, writes Jean Lee, president and CEO of the Minority Corporate Counsel Association.
Discussion about the incredible events of the past year, the lessons they have learned along the way, and what their companies’ plans are as we move into the next phase of reopening.
Google promised not to silence workers who talk about their pay, part of a settlement resolving one of the first legal complaints filed by a new union representing hundreds of employees and contract workers at the internet giant.
Labor unions and environmental groups are joining forces to lobby the White House and Democratic congressional leaders to back $4 trillion worth of spending in the coming long-term economic plan — in a sign that sometimes testy relations between the two constituencies are thawing.
Career officials at the U.S. Department of Labor drafted an emergency rule last spring to impede the spread of Covid-19 in the workplace, but it was scuttled by Trump appointees—a previously undisclosed development that sheds new light on the Biden administration’s delay in releasing a similar regulation.
Microsoft Vice President Jared Spataro talks about a survey that found the majority of workers are struggling during this global pandemic.
A Microsoft study finds 41% of workers may quit this year, while business leaders are “out of touch.”
Taxpayers pick up the tab for employees at big companies whose paychecks won’t cover basic necessities.
Former Morrison & Foerster LLP lawyers suing the firm over alleged gender discrimination want the Northern District of California to let them argue it applied the wrong standard when it granted summary judgment for the firm on one of the associate’s maternity-based claims under the Family Medical Leave Act.
New York City is reopening, vaccinations are accelerating and spring brings with it an air of optimism. For Wall Street’s banks, that means a return to offices may finally be in sight.
A record-high share of small businesses report trouble filling jobs
Minda Harts, ceo of TheMemo, talks about how to fight racism in the workplace.
The social justice movement and the Covid-19 pandemic have had indelible impacts on the workplace that the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is prepared to examine, agency chair Charlotte Burrows told Bloomberg Law.
More than 60 companies have appointed their first-ever diversity and inclusion chief since last year’s police killing of George Floyd. But it takes more than one executive to bring change.