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Government warns law firms of consequences for diversity failures
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Asha Smith | Released: April 15, 2019, 8:16 am
MP McQueen writes in The National Law Journal, "A key federal contracting overseer put law firms on notice Wednesday, warning that the government is paying attention to the diversity gap in the legal industry.
Craig Leen, the director of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), t
Is your pregnancy app sharing data with your boss?
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Asha Smith | Released: April 15, 2019, 8:00 am
Drew Harwell writes in the Washington Post, "Tracking health data has gotten intimate. Thanks to the booming femtech industry, there are now dozens of fertility and pregnancy apps like Ovia, which give moms-to-be an easy way to input daily health updates during their pregnancy journeys. The apps, fe
I'm $10,000 richer thanks to my ‘Whisper Network’
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Asha Smith | Released: April 15, 2019, 7:55 am
Charlotte Cowels writes in Glamour, "The group text did not begin with grand ambitions. It was a mundane back-and-forth about where we, five women who’d once worked at the same magazine together, should meet for drinks. Over time the text chain has become more than just a convenient platform to goss
Lloyd's of London unveils lifetime bans for sexual harassment
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Asha Smith | Released: April 15, 2019, 7:50 am
Gavin Finch writes in Bloomberg, "Lloyd’s of London outlined a plan to address allegations of sexual harassment by setting up an independent whistleblower hotline and laying out potential lifetime bans for inappropriate behavior.
The proposals were agreed upon at an emergency meeting of industry
New take on 'Mansfield Rule' sets In-House diversity goals
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Asha Smith | Released: April 8, 2019, 8:28 am
Meghan Tribe writes in The National Law Journal, "The Mansfield Rule isn’t just for law firms anymore.
On Thursday the Diversity Lab, an incubator focused on diversity and inclusion issues in the legal industry, launched the newest iteration of its campaign to boost diversity in legal departments a