"I don't say the Bar's best interest, because I don't think we should attempt to deal with the profession of the law and how every member of the Bar is treated and make sure they don't get stuck on the mommy track
, or whatever.
Although several stated that they did not experience the so-called mommy track
, they also reported that they were unable to do some of the more exciting, quick-turnaround work that would require longer hours or working on days off.
If she wins this case, it will further establish that denying a promotion to someone on a "mommy track
" constitutes sex discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.
With straight couples, financial differences can be explained by gender discrimination, a "mommy track
" career path, or full-time child-rearing responsibilities.
Anne Preston, State University of New York, Stony Brook, "Sex, Kids, and Commitment to the Workplace: Employers, Employees, and the Mommy Track
We explore the gender subtext in three organizational settings: show pieces (the token position of the few women in top functions), the mommy track
(the side track many women with young children are shunted to) and the importance of being asked ( the gendered practices of career making).
She left 60 Minutes, you will recall, when she was pregnant with her i second child and Don Hewitt refused to keep her on a part-time "mommy track
." She's here as a survivor of the work/family wars, and thus given the kind of uneasy respect usually accorded to formerly blacklisted screenwriters and interned Japanese-Americans.
The 1991-93 assemblage Slave Ready (Corporate) - a woman's pinstripe suit with steel-wool trim (the "corporate" peignoir), an odd little "computer screen" painting with the message "Slave Ready," and a clock whose face begs for "one more minute" - suggests that hewing to the career path is as misguided as following the mommy track
Welcome to what the Americans call the "mommy track
" - the career path for mothers juggling family and work.
While Newsweek's headlines promise that the articles will show us What Parents Can do, the "solutions" article, Beating the Clock, lays out the usual suggestion--the mommy track
. One woman's husband still gets home "too late for dinner," so she has scaled back her career.
Protestors (for or against the status quo) can be accused of mere sloganeering through smartly topical locutions: 'Radiomen who like radio the way it is have an outraged squeal of their own ('Narrowcasting!') at the whole idea [of subscription radio]'; '"Mommy track
" [a derogatory term for work arrangements (for mothers) perceived as blocking employment advancement] is one of those devastating journalistic catch phrases that .
Lately we have been hearing about alternatives to the "fast track." In the mid-1980s there was controversy over the "mommy track
," where women having children would be shunted onto a side track a bit less fast.
I put myself on what has come to be known as the "mommy track
In contrast to women, they are not using organization programs such as paid parental leave or part-time work (the "building blocks" of the mommy track
The 30 percent of male managers who are insecure are the ones who take comfort from a Felice Schwartz's suggestion to relegate women to a "Mommy Track
" because they cannot do it all; mark them for all to see that they will never again be competition; assign them to their biological role and take a giant step back out of englightenment.