Lawyers and academics who specialize in gender discrimination say the documents recently released in a class-action against Sterling Jewelers provide a rare insight into how a company’s policies work in real life. In my article in The New York Times today, I examine the problems with not-so-confidential tip lines and in-house courts run by employers, and the ways they can mask problems that women often face in the workplace. You can read it here.
Would we talk about it if a man got that emotional in the office? Read article
To a lot of writers, Jamie Dimon has been a rock star. To me, he’s always seemed more like a very proficient plumber.
Sex discrimination isn’t the iPad, folks. It’s more like the electric typewriter.
Let your daughters know the fight for gender equality isn’t finished. It’s barely begun.
The debate’s been going on for 25 years as to how to deal with robo-trading. Read article
While regulators are distracted with cost-benefit analysis, we could have a flash crash, a few London whale copycats, maybe an MF Global or two. Read article.
Do big banks like Goldman get special treatment when they’re the ones being investigated?