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Google ends forced arbitration after employee walkout
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Nor Attisha | Released: November 12, 2018, 10:54 am
From Fortune: “Google changed some policies on sexual misconduct after thousands of employees walked out of their offices last week to protest big payouts for executives accused of harassment and other misbehavior.
The Alphabet Inc. unit is making arbitration optional for individual sexual harassme
How many women lawyers were elected in the midterms? Quite a few
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Nor Attisha | Released: November 12, 2018, 10:49 am
Marcia Coyle writes, “Among an estimated 118 women elected and re-elected to Congress in Tuesday’s midterm elections, roughly one-third will be putting their law degrees to work in their new legislative duties.
The 37 lawyer-legislators are diverse in race, ethnicity, law schools and legal experien
Ginsburg out of hospital, will work from home
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Nor Attisha | Released: November 12, 2018, 10:47 am
Tony Mauro writes, “U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was released from the hospital Friday morning, a day after she was admitted for treatment of three broken ribs, the court announced.
Ginsburg is “doing well and plans to work from home today,” court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg said in
Tokyo medical school offers places to women after sexism scandal
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Nor Attisha | Released: November 12, 2018, 10:40 am
Justin McCurry writes, “A Japanese medical school at the centre of a sexism row has offered places to dozens of women who were unfairly rejected in favour of male candidates.
Tokyo Medical University said this week that it would accept women whose exam scores were deliberately marked down to restri
Men are worried, but EEOC panel finds little evidence to support #MeToo backlash fears
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Nor Attisha | Released: November 5, 2018, 12:03 pm
Erin Mulvaney writes, "The recent backlash against the #MeToo movement suggests men should fear false accusations or reactive company investigations because of the pressure from social media or news organizations, yet little evidence exists to prove a push against sexual harassment in the workforce