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31 August 2008

[PDF] [full report] Corporate Equality Index - A Report Card on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equality in Corporate America

Author: Human Rights Campaign [USA]

Several industries saw improvement in both the average rating and the number of top-rated businesses: airlines; computer hardware and office equipment; food, beverages and groceries; insurance; law firms; and, retail and consumer products... Of the 35...

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18 March 2008

Ex-Staff Attorney Takes Aim at BigLaw Minority Hiring [USA]

Author: Dan Slater, Wall Street Journal

...[S]tatement from Covington...highlights:...

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17 March 2008

Law Firm Segregation Reminiscent of Jim Crow [USA]

Author: Yolanda Young, former staff attorney at Covington & Burling, in Huffington Post [USA]

...[A] staff attorney position at Covington & Burling...[was a] great opportunity...to experience the race/power dynamic firsthand... Staff attorneys are non-partner track lawyers who handle the menial legal tasks...that [partner-track] associates...

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17 March 2008

USA: Former Covington & Burling staff attorney accuses law firm of "segregation reminiscent of Jim Crow"

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17 September 2007

USA: Report by Human Rights Campaign finds growth in company policies for gay & transgender workers

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17 September 2007

[PDF] full report: "Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index 2008"

Author: Human Rights Campaign [USA]

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation Corporate Equality Index...was devised with corporate diversity leaders, GLBT workplace advocates and employees to provide employers with a roadmap to creating fair workplaces. Each year, we have seen tremendous...

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