Sexual Discrimination

Why the ‘Pence Rule’ Is a Bad Business Practice

In the wake of ongoing sexual misconduct allegations in Hollywood, Congress and the media, some male bosses are thinking of adopting what is known as the “Pence Rule.” Common among evangelical Christians, the rule is based on the practices of Southern Baptist…

EEOC Soon to Issue New Sexual Harassment Guidelines

And here I thought we’d be able to make it to the weekend without another above-the-fold allegation of sexual harassment. Fortunately, I have some other helpful, related items… New sexual-harassment guidance from the EEOC coming soon Jacquie Lee reporting for Bloomberg Law’s Daily…

Let’s Talk About Sex

Did the headline catch your attention? Were you curious and yet, just a little uncomfortable? That’s a point Candice Gottlieb-Clark hints at in her DisruptHR talk, appropriately titled “Let’s Talk About Sex.” How many words do we have for sexual…

Why Aren’t More Women Disrupting Things?

Almost a year ago, well before the Google diversity manifesto made headlines, Sangita Kasturi issued a call for feminine boldness. “When we talk about disruption, we talk about being bold. We talk about being audacious. We talk about having courage….

What Happens Online Can Get You In Trouble

Before social media, harassment, sexual or otherwise, was pretty much confined to office hours. Now, work and personal life have become so entangled that what happens at work no longer stays at work. “Our employees are connected 24/7,” says Jeffrey Miller,…

Your Performance Reviews Are Biased Against Women

Language in performance reviews often conforms to gender stereotypes that result in women and men being put on different career paths, with men being favored for leadership positions. Despite many CEOs’ intentions to prioritize gender equality, McKinsey & Co.’s 2015 Women…