Thursday, November 16, 2017

Ethics News / Nov 2017

A recent roundup of commentary on ethical issues currently affecting organizations.

This month’s first article, by Ken Belson in The New York Times, discusses claims by the families of debilitated former NFL players who say the league is obstructing their access to an estimated $1 billion settlement over concussions by reflexively rejecting valid claims and bogging down the process with unreasonable demands. Read article >

In our second article, from The Globe and Mail, Stephen Murphy, the Incoming President of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, writes that the gender gap is everyone’s problem – and to bridge it, engage men. Read article >

Our third article by the Editorial Board of The Toronto Star, “Ottawa needs to raise its ethical game” begins, “We need a better conflict of interest law and a watchdog who can do more than simply enforce it. But, as trust erodes and our democracy is tested, we also need moral leadership from our elected officials.” Read article >