Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Max Scherzer, a $5 million settlement, and how they all relate to workplace parental leave policies

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Max Scherzer, a $5 million settlement, and how they all relate to workplace parental leave policies

Washington Nationals’ pitching ace Max Scherzer recently took parental leave and helped shine a light on a hot employment topic: ensuring that employers’ parental leave policies are fair and gender-neutral. This issue also gained attention in May 2019 when JPMorgan Chase, one of the world’s largest banks, reached a $5 million settlement about the bank’s … Continued

Zuckerman Law/Glass Ceiling Discrimination Blog Receive “Go-To Thought Leadership Award” from National Law Review

The National Law Review presented Glass Ceiling Discrimination Blog and the attorneys at Zuckerman Law its “Go-To Thought Leadership Award” for their reporting of complex employment law issues, as well as strategic insight and overall industry knowledge. The recipients were selected by the National Law Review’s editors from a pool of over 100,000 legal news … Continued

Why can’t the tech industry decode the glass ceiling for women executives?

Despite the tech industry’s reputation for fostering innovative concepts and novel ways to approach challenges, the industry still has not been able to solve the persistent glass ceiling that prevents women from being promoted into a proportionate share of executive positions. For example, according to a comprehensive survey by the AnitaB.org, even though women account for … Continued

Pew survey sheds new light on glass ceiling discrimination in STEM jobs

A new survey by the Pew Research Center illuminates the ongoing glass ceiling faced by female employees in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. The survey results are consistent with an earlier study regarding female scientists about which the Glass Ceiling Discrimination Blog previously posted. Key findings of the survey According to the survey’s findings, … Continued

Lifehacker talks with Eric Bachman about the nuts and bolts of reporting workplace sexual harassment

Eric Bachman recently caught up with Lifehacker to explore the various options to effectively report sex harassment at work. Why harassment is often not reported According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), only about 30% of employees who are harassed at work actually report it to someone at work.  “In other words, based on … Continued