Policy Excluding Female Employees from Supervising Prison Dry Cells Found Discriminatory

The Federal Correctional Institute in Memphis, Tennessee, (“FCI-Memphis”) is one of 122 prisons run by the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP). The inmates at FCI-Memphis are all males, but the institution has 49 female employees. Due to a chronic shortage of correctional officers, FCI-Memphis regularly “augments” (i.e. requires) females to...

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Upcoming Event on Workforce Challenges Pre- & Post-Pandemic Featuring RPJ Partner Helen D. (Heidi) Reavis

RPJ Partner Helen D. (Heidi) Reavis will be speaking at the European American Chamber of Commerce event Workforce Challenges Pre- and Post-Pandemic, which will provide guidance on how to tackle the challenges companies and employees face in the new work environment. The in-person discussion provides insight on workplace safety policies,...

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A Tale of Two Trends: ‘Women on Boards’ Laws in the US and Internationally – Legislation Successful Even When Overturned, by Helen D. (Heidi) Reavis with Anna Beckelman and Claire Griffin

The Debate There have been two prevailing sets of arguments in the debate over implementing corporate board quotas (“CBQs”) in the US and internationally, aiming to counter gender inequality in the business penthouse. Rocket to the Top One set of reasoning argues that social norms and sexist ideologies are not...

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