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Nov. 8 Live Event: General Counsel and Experts Share New Drivers of Diversity

Nov. 8 Live Event: General Counsel and Experts Share New Drivers of Diversity

Event, Nov. 8, 2018, Washington, DC
Bloomberg Law’s 4th annual Talent and Diversity Forum brings together industry leaders to share insights on what can actually increase diversity in the legal industry.

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Biglaw Practice Leader Encourages Women to Tell Him If They Plan on Becoming Pregnant – For ‘Budgetary Reasons’

Biglaw Practice Leader Encourages Women to Tell Him If They Plan on Becoming Pregnant – For ‘Budgetary Reasons’

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Above the Law reports that women in the Jones Day Business and Tort Litigation group have been “encouraged” to tell management if they were pregnant or planning on becoming pregnant within the next year.

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IBM Sued for Age Discrimination After Thousands of Older Workers Laid Off

IBM Sued for Age Discrimination After Thousands of Older Workers Laid Off

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The lawsuit alleges that the plaintiffs are among thousands of IBM employees to be laid off recently as the result of a shift in IBM’s focus to recruit millennials, reports USA Today.

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Former Partner Hits Biglaw Firm With Explosive Gender Discrimination Charge

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Rebecca Torrey’s filing details allegations of a “boys’ club” an environment that weighs “heavily in the favor of male partners.”

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Greenberg Traurig Co-President Hilarie Bass Steps Down to Focus on Diversity Venture

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Hilarie Bass will found the Bass Institute on Diversity and Inclusion.

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JPMorgan Chase Will Pay $24 Million to End Lawsuit From Black Advisers

JPMorgan Chase Will Pay $24 Million to End Lawsuit From Black Advisers

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The company will also put $4.5 million into a fund that will back recruitment, bias training, a review of branch assignments and a coaching program for black advisers.

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Day Pitney Ranks Among Top 20 Law Firms for Gender Diversity in The American Lawyer

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Day Pitney LLP has been ranked among the top 20 Am Law 200 firms for gender diversity in The American Lawyer‘s annual A-List ranking.

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Foley & Mansfield Adopts Mansfield Rule 2.0 to Drive Diversity in Leadership Roles and Lateral Hiring

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The national defense firm of Foley & Mansfield announce that the firm has signed on to Diversity Lab’s Mansfield Rule 2.0, an initiative designed to help law firms diversify candidate pools for significant leadership positions.

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Biglaw Partner Suspended After Accusing Small-Firm Litigator of Using Pregnancy to Delay Trial

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“Parental leave is not a compelling circumstance justifying the severe prejudice” that will be caused by delaying the trial, Paul Reid argued.

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S.H.E. Summit in Dallas Aug. 16 Will Focus on Gender Equality

Event, August 16, 2018, Dallas
S.H.E. Summit Bacardi Dallas is a full-day program that convenes female and male leaders to network and accelerate the global advancement of women with a goal of reaching gender equality by 2030.

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Employers at Higher Risk of Age-Discrimination Litigation with Changing Worker Demographics

Employers at Higher Risk of Age-Discrimination Litigation with Changing Worker Demographics

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To keep pace with changing demographics of the workforce, it is crucial that employers provide adequate training and guidance to its workforce on best practices in recruiting, hiring and evaluating employees, advises Miller Canfield.

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