Five weird things about Bloomberg’s weaselly promise to release women from their NDAs

1. The narrow, highly specific language.

While we know that 64 different employees have reportedly filed almost 40 harassment and discrimination lawsuits against Bloomberg and his company, we don’t actually have any idea how many NDAs might have resulted from those various lawsuits. In the statement, Bloomberg writes that the company “identified 3 NDAs that we signed over the past 30-plus years with women to address complaints about comments they said I had made.”

Does that mean he’s excluding NDAs that deal with anything other than complaints about comments from Bloomberg? What about NDAs that deal with more than just comments? And why not just extend the offer to any woman who’s entered into an NDA with the company?