38: NFL’s Rooney Rule - The Flores Discrimination Suit’s Impact on DEI initiatives
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The NFL designed the Rooney Rule in 2002 to increase the recruitment of ethnic minorities in coaching positions. But recently, former Miami Dolphins head coach, Brian Flores, filed a collective action lawsuit against the NFL and all 32 of its teams alleging racial discrimination in hiring. In this episode, Labor and Employment attorneys Camille Bryant and Andrew Albritton discuss the catch-22 suits like this can represent for employers implementing when diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.

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