Civil rights groups issue 10-point plan for anti-violence training, other reforms for Chicago police
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Nor Attisha | Released: May 18, 2018, 2:18 pm
Rosemary Sobol writes, “A coalition of civil rights organizations suing the city of Chicago issued a 10-point plan Tuesday calling for changes to halt what it describes as the Chicago Police Department’s “ongoing pattern and practice of unchecked violence, racism and bias.’’
The group, which includ
The key to getting much richer is all about how you treat women
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Nor Attisha | Released: May 18, 2018, 2:17 pm
Frances Schwartzkopff writes, “Governments interested in generating much more economic growth need to get more women into the workforce.
The proof lies in the Nordic countries. The region has grown a lot richer thanks to decades of policies designed to improve gender equality, according to a report
Uber shifts policy on filing sexual misconduct claims
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Nor Attisha | Released: May 18, 2018, 2:11 pm
From MSN:” Ride-hailing service Uber will give its U.S. passengers and drivers more leeway to pursue claims of sexual misconduct, its latest attempt to shed its reputation for brushing aside bad behavior.
The shift, announced Tuesday, will allow riders and drivers to file allegations of rape, sexua
David Letterman just can’t figure out why he never had women writers
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Nor Attisha | Released: May 18, 2018, 2:10 pm
Neil Scovell writes, “David Letterman has hosted over 6,000 hours of a talk show, which means he should be good at talking. So, I was surprised when he raised the issue of women in comedy with Tina Fey on his Netflix series My Next Guest Needs No Introduction and triggered an awkward conversation.
What makes retail workers uniquely vulnerable to sexual harassment
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Nor Attisha | Released: May 18, 2018, 2:09 pm
Retail has a sexual harassment problem, according to a recent analysis by the Center for American Progress. While media attention has largely focused on the prevalence of harassment in politics and media, the study demonstrates its pervasiveness across all industries, but particularly in ones with a