Non-Disclosure Agreements and How They Hinder Gender Equity

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We found this article from The Age and thought that our readers might be able to extract value from it. It’s called Employers Who Talk Up Gender Equity, But Silence Harassment.

It shares some interesting insights from Kate Jenkins. Here’s one that’s really thought-provoking:

Nondisclosure agreements have come under scrutiny across the globe as the #MeToo movement — spurred by media accounts of misconduct against women in the United States — led to broader questions on how and why on-the-job harassment continues.

Such contracts typically offer an employee money in exchange for not suing or speaking about her complaints. Generally used by companies to keep internal matters secret, nondisclosure agreements are increasingly viewed as shields that allow bad or illegal workplace behaviour to persist.

 

We found this article from The Age and thought that our readers might be able to extract value from it. It’s called Employers Who Talk Up Gender Equity, But Silence Harassment.
It shares some interesting insights from Kate Jenkins. Here’s one that’s really thought-provoking:
Nondisclosure agreements have come under scrutiny across the globe as the #MeToo movement — spurred by media accounts of misconduct against women in the United States — led to broader questions on how and why on-the-job harassment continues.
Such contracts typically offer an employee money in exchange for not suing or speaking about her complaints. Generally used by companies to keep internal matters secret, nondisclosure agreements are increasingly viewed as shields that allow bad or illegal workplace behaviour to persist.
 

Read the source article at theage.com.au