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ANALYSIS: Three Men and a Baby Shower (Podcast)

Dec. 20, 2019, 5:07 PM

Office housework might make a workplace run more efficiently, but it can hold back an employee’s career and lead to expensive lawsuits for employers.

Dori Goldstein, employment law legal analyst, and Cindy-Ann Thomas, principal at Littler Mendelson, explain the problems with tasks like planning the office holiday party or scheduling a lunch meeting, and why so many of those tasks fall to women. They discuss the changing legal risks surrounding office housework, and explain how to prevent it from sparking lawsuits and eroding retention.

Co-hosts Dori Goldstein and Meg McEvoy also share the results of an office experiment. In an ...