In the wake of the #MeToo movement and broader conversations about sexual harassment and wage discrimination, many financial institutions are wondering whether any of these issues are affecting their organizations and, if so, how to address them. To assess this question, financial institutions are increasingly turning to internal cultural reviews. These reviews, in which investigators assess workplace cultural trends, can be a potent tool for identifying, understanding, and correcting issues affecting women in the workplace. The following article by Covington’s Jean Veta, Lindsay Burke, and Tom Plotkin describes how institutions can conduct these reviews to obtain meaningful information without unnecessarily increasing the risk of creating additional exposure.
What To Keep in Mind For Cultural Reviews In The #MeToo Era