High Heel Petition Goes to New Heights for Flats

The British Parliament debated a petition to make it illegal for a company to require women to wear high heels at work on March 6, 2017.

The petition, which received more than 152,000 signatures, was created by Nicola Thorp after she was she was sent home without pay for refusing to wear high heels between 2 and 4 inches high while at work.

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‘Mancession’ Brings New Majority to the Workforce: Women

“Mancession” is the new nickname thrown around for the recession that began in 2007. The majority of those who lost their job during the recession were men, the same gender whose presence continues to grow as a minority in higher education campuses across the country. This year, for the first time in American history, women now make up a majority of the workforce in highly paid managerial and professional positions, holding down the fields at 51.4 percent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Bridge Between Two Legal Cultures

Dealing with international law does not always lead to smooth sailing. Cultural barriers can only make things even more sticky. … More