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Foley & Lardner partner loses discrimination suit

Sep 3, 2014 A Foley & Lardner partner who claimed that the firm discriminated against him - by paying him less than minority, female and younger partners - has lost his federal appeal. Carey had claimed discrimination on the…

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US law firms lead the pack on on LGBT work issues

Dec 11, 2013 The 12th annual edition of the Human Rights Campaign’s latest Corporate Equality Index shows that US law firms are becoming better at tackling discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender employees,…

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ABA recommends changes to eliminate pay gap

Aug 22, 2013 Male law firm partners are still earning considerably more than their female colleagues. despite the fact that women have been 40-50% of law school students for decades. The Gender Equity Task Force of the American…

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low numbers of female advocates in regional India

Dec 28, 2011 Gender inequality persists among lawyers in India, with female lawyers accounting for just 8 per cent of the of 3,149 advocates registered with the Gurgaon’s District Bar Association. In the Faridabad district bar,…

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