Executive Employment Contracts for Women CEOs – Terms and Negotiations

One week ago, on April 25, 2017, CEOWorld magazine published an article I wrote on  “Executive Employment Contracts for Women CEOs – Terms and Negotiations.” 

Despite significant advances in employment laws, gender inequality remains an area of both concern and controversy. Women continue to lag behind men, even at the CEO, C-suite and senior executive level, when it comes to compensation, opportunity for advancement, job status and equity sharing, to name just a few.

Many women still have to prove themselves as trail blazers for their gender in all-male executive management teams that still operate as the “old boys club” with a locker room mentality toward women.

This article discusses hurdles faced today by women with regard to

  • Hiring – achieving equal pay, benefits and other key terms in hiring
  • Change of Control – achieving equal treatment for contributions made that have brought about a successful exit and change of control for the company
  • Harassment & Termination – Circumstances where despite their professional attitude and achievements, women are not judged on merit, but instead face gender-based workplace harassment, threatened and even actual employment termination.

In each instance this article discusses not only these circumstances but also actions for women CEOs and senior executives to take to protect their interests, obtain their proper rights and benefits, and continue their path of career advancement.

My article on this subject was published March 27, 2017 by CEOWorld magazine.

To see my full article, go to LINK:   http://ceoworld.biz/2017/04/25/executive-employment-contracts-for-women-ceos-terms-and-negotiations or my website at Executive Employment Contracts for Women CEOs

With more than 12.4+ million page views, CEOWORLD magazine is the world’s leading business magazine written strictly for CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, senior management executives, business leaders, and high net worth individuals worldwide.

It is the goal of this article and my work in this field to aid women CEOs and senior executives in facing these special challenges when they arise and overcoming these challenges while keeping their careers on the upward trajectory.  If you or any colleague of yours has a need in this area, please do reach out to me at radelson@engelschultz.com.

Negotiating severance and making employment termination

Negotiating severance and making employment termination a lucrative farewell is what Robert Adelson does best. In June 2012, Attorney Adelson represented the COO of a Texas software company, whom we will call Bill Harper (keeping the client’s real name and company confidential) and worked with Mr. Harper to negotiate his employment contract. Mr. Harper was unhappy with his current severance package and felt that his time spent working and helping the software company grow was not being given the fair attention it deserved. Upon representation, Mr. Harper expressed his concerns and went to Attorney Adelson. As a result, Attorney Adelson was able to negotiate severance with the software company, arranging a more rewarding exit for Mr. Harper. Employment termination and severance packages are factors that every executive employee needs to be prepared to deal with. Robert Adelson makes sure that his clients are able to voice their wants and needs about their severance, allowing them a comfortable exit for the future.

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