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Articles by Liz Ryan

Disney's Dress Code vs. Religious Freedom

October 3, 2010
Imane Boudlal filed a religious discrimination complaint August 18 with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Disney decided to fight it rather than depart from its long-standing policy requiring cast members to appear in regulation costumes on stage.
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HR vs. Fear

April 8, 2010
Commentary: Great HR people stand between the employees whose energy and talent drives their companies and the fear-based decision-making that seeks to paint every move as a choice between business and its opposite—call it lack of rigor, wimpiness or sob-sister do-goodism. Great HR people know better. They’re willing to be called non-businesspeople, if that’s what it takes to make the right call.
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