March 5, 2018

businessman smiles away from camera as he talks to a woman

The latest article by WorkLife Law Founding Director Joan C. Williams and Research and Policy Fellow Marina Multhaup reveals the major diversity initiative that your company may be missing. Assignments of “glamour work” – that is, work that gets noticed around the office and can lead to promotions – must be distributed fairly and equally. Women and people of color are less likely to report being assigned glamour work and more likely to be assigned office housework than white men. Managers and senior leaders can implement small tweaks to their business processes that will provide women and people of color greater access to these high-profile projects. Read more about glamour work here.

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