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Panel: Gender bias awareness is smart business for firms

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Classification:Gender Bias
Date Published:07/15/1998
Title:Panel: Gender bias awareness is smart business for firms
Source:The Florida Bar News

A national expert delivered a message to Florida Bar members attending a Town Hall meeting in Orlando. Dr. Freda Klein, a Cambridge, Massachusetts consultant specializing in workplace bias cited, "If you look at the incidence of inappropriate use of power and disrespectful and uncivil behavior, it is much larger and has a much bigger impact on the bottom line of any law firm or corporation than the [protected] things that we worried about in terms of discriminatory behavior. It has everything to do with turnover at a law firm."
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