Activision Blizzard, sued for its workplace culture, is facing investor pressure from the Strategic Organizing Center.

The Strategic Organizing Center (formerly Change to Win) is a democratic coalition of four labor unions: Service Employees International Union (SEIU), International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT), Communications Workers of America (CWA) and United Farmworkers of America (UFW). Together, SOC-affiliated unions represent more than 4 million workers. In an interview with Slate, SOC’s research director, Richard Clayton,…

Betsy Atkins: The Aftermath of #MeToo Allegations Against Wynn Resorts CEOs

Directors and Boards interviews one of our favorite directors, Betsy Atkins, about joining the board with two other women following pervasive sexual harassment accusations that led to replacing the CEO. D&B: What are the “fresh and valuable perspectives” — as Wynn’s chairman D. Boone Wayson stated — you think you can bring to the board?Atkins:…

Half of companies are reviewing their pay policies after #MeToo and Time’s Up

We hope this review is accompanied by clear and effective incentives and consequences to ensure a safe work environment with equal opportunities for women and minorities. Forty-eight percent of companies say they’re reviewing their pay policies to ensure parity between men and women in light of the #MeToo phenomenon and Hollywood’s Time’s Up movement, according…