The Alliance’s Action Steps are designed to assist organizations with implementing practical strategies and policies related to diversity and flexibility.  Members can access full versions of all of the Alliance’s Action Steps in the Member Resource Center.

INDIVIDUAL STRATEGIES FOR INTERRUPTING FLEX STIGMA

Lawyers are often concerned that working flexibly will change how they are viewed at work and lead to career derailment. They are right to be concerned. Studies show that flexibility bias can affect all aspects of a lawyer’s career – from assignments, to evaluations, to promotions. Legal employers can take steps to reduce flexibility bias, and individual lawyers can protect themselves with these strategies:

1. Recognition…

2. Prevention…

3. Challenge…

For full details of this Action Step, become a member of the Alliance and access our Member Resource Center.