Professor Robin Wilson recently spoke to Legal Management at length about how our divided politics affects human resources after the Dobbs decision.
“We’re very fractured as a country,” says Wilson. “Employers who want to support their employees will have to decide which ones they mean: Those who want or need abortions and can’t get them in their state? Or those who are pro-life and want their employers to stand for that?”
The HR dilemma is made more difficult by the often-nuanced quality of support for free choice. “People can land on different combinations of flexibility that they support in good conscience,” says Wilson. “There’s a lot of complexity there.” Some people support all abortions, while others only in cases of rape or incest — or when the mother’s health or life is at risk. “If a company says it will pay for an employee’s travel for abortion, the question will become: What kind of abortion?”
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