Dealing with comple gender discrimination issues in the workpalce is very challenging. From pay to promotion to pregnancy, employers are facing risks they may not be prepared to manage. Understanding what these risks are, and knowing what internal processes you should have, and what data and documentation you should maintain is a critical component of reducing these risks and ensuring your workplace is free of gender discrimiation.
In this episode, we speak with Timothy Long and Lauri Damrell about gender discrimination. We discuss wiy gender discrimination is a family issue, not just a women's issue. We talk about the growing poopularity of multi-million dollar gender discrimination suits and the trends in gender discrimination investigations from regulatory agencies. We discuss specific vulnerabilities for employers in the areas of pay, prommotion and pregnancy discrimination, and provide some practical suggestions for employers on how to avoid gender discrimination lawsuits, and what to do should an employer find itself involved in complex gender discrimination litigation.