On October 31, 2022, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) heard oral arguments for two controversial affirmative action cases against Harvard University and the University of North Carolina (UNC).
Many UK employers have been grappling with how to hire both employees and senior leadership from more diverse backgrounds. This article looks at some practical steps employers can take to try and achieve this whilst minimising risks.
Menopause affects 51% of the population and women of menopausal age are the fastest growing group in the workforce. The UK government’s legislative approach to supporting women in the workplace going through menopause, however, remains in flux.
On July 26, 2022, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed into law the Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair (“CROWN”) Act that bans discrimination based upon natural and protective hairstyles.
On June 27, 2022, a Florida district court denied a request to enjoin the provisions of Florida HB 7, the so-called “Stop-WOKE” law, which dramatically limit what and how employers can communicate to employees in workplace DEI training.