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16 June 2017

USA: 30 large law firms pledge to test rule requiring 30% of their leadership candidates to be minorities & women

Author: Debra Cassens Weiss, American Bar Association Journal

"Law firms test 'Mansfield rule' to promote more women and minorities into leadership roles", 12 Jun 2017...

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9 December 2016

USA: Corporate Equality Index scores record number of companies full marks for having inclusive policies for LGBT workers

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19 November 2015

USA: Corporate Equality Index scores show improvement of measures taken by companies for LGBT workers

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7 March 2012

Law Firm Nears Deal in Age Suit [USA]

Author: Joe Palazzolo, Wall Street Journal [USA]

A New York law firm appears close to reaching an age discrimination settlement with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission [EEOC] in a closely watched case that targets a common practice among U.S. law firms: stripping elderly partners of their...

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13 December 2011

New York Judge Rules Law Partner Not an Employee, Can't Sue for Age Discrimination [USA]

Author: Sara Randazzo, Am Law Daily [USA]

A favorable decision for Holland & Knight in a long-running dispute over its termination of a former partner could make it harder for other law firm partners to sue over allegedly unfair treatment...John Weir has been battling his former firm...

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1 December 2011

[PDF] Corporate Equality Index 2012; Rating American Workplaces on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equality

Author: Human Rights Campaign Foundation

...[T]he Corporate Equality Index [CEI] represents [how] corporate America...prioritize[s] the protection, recruitment and retention of LGBT [Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender] employees...[S]uccessful U.S. businesses have proven...that LGBT...

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14 September 2009

USA: Report finds number of companies with top ratings for lesbian & gay policies increased 20% despite recession

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13 September 2009

[PDF] "Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index 2010:A report card on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equality in Corporate America."

Author: Human Rights Campaign

305 businesses achieved the top rating of 100 percent this year, compared with 260 businesses in the previous year. This accounts for 58 businesses that reached 100 percent for the first time and 13 no longer on the list, for a net increase of 45...

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1 September 2008

USA: Corporate Equality Index ranks 583 firms on treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender employees, consumers, investors

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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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