“Sorry child, I work for Cooley”
The hits simply carry on coming for these attorneys who nonetheless dream of compressing a private life into their 2500-hour yr. No sooner will we be taught that one more lady has joined the multimillion-dollar swimsuit towards MoFo alleging systemic discrimination towards younger moms making an attempt to lift a household whereas lawyering, do now we have an unlucky screencap from the ranks of Biglaw.
The nice people at Cooley LLP are giving their associates a preview of life in Brett Kavanaugh’s America:
Look, content material filtering is a slipshod enterprise and little question a silly algorithm buried inside the Cooley LLP programs simply noticed the phrase “intercourse” someplace on the Deliberate Parenthood web site and determined to dam it. Why a regulation agency of purported professionals could be content material blocking something apart from safety dangers is a complete different query, however the level is, it’s unlikely that somebody in Cooley administration thought it was excessive time to crack down on pap smears.
Nonetheless, it’s not one of the best search for a agency that simply revised its bonus coverage to throw one other hurdle within the path of latest dad and mom, saying that it could now not credit score maternity depart for the aim of bonuses — regardless of concurrently reporting file income. And whereas there might be contrarians suggesting that attorneys must be dealing with these issues on their very own time, this overlooks the truth that fashionable Biglaw takes a lot day trip of their attorneys that primary errands like scheduling physician’s appointments throughout cheap hours require performing some private duties whereas on the workplace. Cooley has provided a “snooze or cruise” perk to permit associates to reach late or depart early, however that’s hardly a alternative for with the ability to schedule one’s actual life throughout a 10-minute break within the day.
Come on, Cooley, we thought you had been cool.
Hopefully, Cooley will take this chance to do some modifying of their content material blocking guidelines, however to be sincere they’ll most likely by no means see this text as a result of in the event that they’ve blocked Deliberate Parenthood, I can solely think about what klaxons sound if somebody tries to learn Above the Legislation.
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