» Women in S&P 500 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
28/06/17 13:41 from Catalyst Site Feed
United States This Catalyst Pyramid visually highlights the gender gap in the industry labor force, two levels of management, and CEOs in Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services companies listed on the S&P 500.

» Symposium: Playground resurfacing case provides soft landing for state “no aid” provisions
28/06/17 12:41 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
Alice O’Brien is general counsel for the National Education Association. She filed an amicus brief in support of the state in Trinity Lutheran v. Comer. Those following this symposium know that the Trinity Lutheran v. Comer dispute over ...

» Death-penalty symposium: Incremental victories for capital defendants but no sweeping change
28/06/17 10:58 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
Jordan Steiker is the Judge Robert M. Parker Endowed Chair in Law and Director of the Capital Punishment Center at The University of Texas at Austin School of Law. Carol Steiker is the Henry J. Friendly Professor of Law and Faculty Co-Di...

» The Global WINConference—Creating a Thriving Future
28/06/17 10:11 from Catalyst Site Feed
Partner Event In Person 0 Come be a part of a pioneering 3+ day leadership extravaganza for company executives, managers and entrepreneurs. The WINConference 2017 is a global leadership forum for women and men who want to be part of expa...

» Women in the Workforce: India
28/06/17 00:39 from Catalyst Site Feed
Quick Take June 27, 2017 India Women in Leadership A statistical overview of women in India, including labour force, population, education,  management, and gender pay gap.

» Petition of the day
27/06/17 22:22 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
The petition of the day is: Steager v. CSX Transportation, Inc. 16-1251 Issues: (1) Whether the dormant commerce clause requires a State that imposes a fairly apportioned use tax to also credit sales taxes paid to other States; and (2) w...

» Immigration symposium: Delays, detentions and due process – Why Jennings matters
27/06/17 17:37 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia is the Samuel Weiss Faculty Scholar and founding director of the Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic at Penn State Law-University Park and the author of  “Beyond Deportation: The Role of Prosecutorial Discretion ...

» Death-penalty symposium: Even with this conservative court, some progressive wins remain possible
27/06/17 16:48 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
Brianne Gorod is Chief Counsel at the Constitutional Accountability Center. She filed an amicus brief in support of defendant Duane Buck in Buck v. Davis. With the election of Donald Trump as president and the addition of his Supreme Cou...

» Powerful former chair of federal workforce committee leaves Congress on Friday
27/06/17 16:25 from Federal Eye
Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), now the former chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, will leave a legacy when he quits Congress at 10 a.m. Friday, but we might not have his mug to remind us. If incoming Chairman ...

» Death-penalty symposium: The court keeps treating a fatally diseased death penalty
27/06/17 16:14 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
Brian Stull is a senior staff attorney with the Capital Punishment Project of the American Civil Liberties Union. He filed an amicus brief in support of Bobby Moore in Moore v. Texas. As Justice Stephen Breyer forecasted two terms ago in...

» Death-penalty symposium: In bad year for death-penalty abolitionists, Justice Stephen Breyer solidified position as court’s leading opponent of capital punishment
27/06/17 15:31 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
Austin Sarat is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Jurisprudence and Political Science and Associate Dean of the Faculty at Amherst College. The past year was, in many ways, a disappointing one for those seeking to end the death pe...

» Death-penalty symposium: Evolving standards for “evolving standards”
27/06/17 14:52 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
Dominic Draye is the solicitor general of Arizona, which filed a brief for 16 states in support of the respondents in Moore v. Texas. In 1952, the Supreme Court took up the case of a soldier who deserted his unit during World War II. As ...

» Opinion analysis: In Texas capital case, divided court limits scope of “nested” ineffective-assistance claims
27/06/17 14:12 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
In one of the last decisions of its October 2016 term, a sharply divided Supreme Court yesterday ruled against a Texas prisoner facing a death sentence, declining to extend its 2012 ruling in Martinez v. Ryan. Instead, for a 5-4 majority...

» Today’s orders
27/06/17 12:15 from SCOTUSblog » Cases and Controversies
Yesterday the justices of the Supreme Court released several decisions in cases that were argued on the merits and announced that they would add several new cases – including, most notably, the litigation over the president’s “travel ban...

» Q & A for federal workers: Early outs and buyouts
27/06/17 06:00 from Federal Eye
Question: I see that buyouts and early-out offers are happening again. How do I sign up? Answer: Only the Environmental Protection Agency has said it intends to offer those incentives, assuming it gets approval. But some other agencies —...

» Webinar: Workplaces that Work for Everyone: How Inclusion for Persons with Disabilities Advances Women
26/06/17 16:43 from Catalyst Site Feed
Catalyst Event Virtual 0 Join this webinar in recognition of the UN International Day of Persons With Disabilities. This day promotes awareness and mobilizes support for critical issues pertaining to the inclusion of persons with disabil...

» Webinar: Engaging Men to Accelerate Progress for Women
26/06/17 16:43 from Catalyst Site Feed
Catalyst Event Virtual 0 Join this webinar to learn how organizations can enlist these men, in partnership with women, to work as allies in changing the organizational norms and structures that perpetuate gender gaps. 16 November 2017 11...

» Webinar: Accelerating Change for Women in the Boardroom
26/06/17 16:43 from Catalyst Site Feed
Catalyst Event Virtual 0 Join this webinar to hear about the impact gender-diverse boards can have on business and society, and what elements are necessary to build more a more diverse and inclusive boardroom. 19 October 2017 2:00 p.m. -...

» Catalyst India Roundtable: Business Case for Diversity & Inclusion – Gender-Balanced Teams and Their Impact - Mumbai
26/06/17 16:43 from Catalyst Site Feed
Catalyst Event In Person 0 India’s widening talent gap, which compromises India’s economic growth, illustrates the need for businesses to expand their reach and tap into previously underutilized talent pools. The first step needed for di...

» Greater savings options for feds draw praise, while move to cut their retirement looms
26/06/17 07:00 from Federal Eye
For federal employees accustomed to elected leaders focused on firing feds faster and bashing their benefits, here’s a little something to cheer. Bipartisan legislation in the House and Senate would update the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP), ...

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