Equal Employment Opportunity
Many NFL fans know of the Rooney Rule. But whether they are a fan or not, any leader can learn from it. Named for the late owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Dan Rooney, it was adopted in 2003 to promote diversity and inclusion in the league’s hiring practices at top-level leadership positions. Yet in almost…Read More
In our recent blog post, “The Impact of Harassment and Discrimination in Corporate America’s Policies,” we presented various Federal laws defining and governing these behaviors. We also explained their costs, not just financial, but also in reputation to customers, current staff, and potential hires. Here, we continue the discussion with recent and new activities related…Read More
What makes an effective leader? What qualities should a strong leader have? How should leaders behave and not behave? The following is meant to be a brief discussion on the interplay between racism and leadership in business.
The recent lawsuit by Brian Flores against the National Football League (NFL) and a few specific NFL teams reminds me of a blog we wrote in 2020…Read More
Image Credit: equalrights.org President Joe Biden just made it law in this country prohibiting mandatory arbitration for sexual-harassment claims. What this means for employers is an increased possibility of fighting claims in the Courts. This is yet another reason employers should be focusing on what they can do to prevent sexual harassment and discrimination altogether.…Read More
Having run a practice for over a decade focused on EEO matters such as sexual harassment and discrimination issues in the workplace, the phrase hostile work environment is used frequently and is often misunderstood. The Actual Definition According to dictionary.com one of the definitions of “hostile” is “a person or thing that is antagonistic or…Read More