If an EEOC “Notice of Charge of Discrimination” lands on your desk, don’t panic. Here’s what you should do. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., whose birthday we celebrate today, devoted his life to fighting discrimination. He likely would have been proud to see what has been achieved, often in his name … the creation of […]
When it comes to sexual harassment in the workplace, you can’t be too careful. HR Daily Advisor gives you background on the federal and state guidelines and essential elements of an anti-harassment policy and program. Get analysis, news, training tips for managers and employees, and more.
Lawsuits are down, but judgments are up, and training remains the answer October 2006 marks 15 years since the term “sexual harassment” entered the American lexicon in a big way. Americans came to know it through the testimony of Anita Hill, as she complained about alleged unwelcome advances from her ex-boss, now-Supreme Court Justice Clarence […]
A new study shows what effect sexual harassment has on workplace teams. In a word: Conflict If you need another reason to quell sexual harassment in your workplace, beyond a potentially monster lawsuit, Jana L. Rever and Michele J. Gelfand have it for you. Rever and Gelfand, both associated with university business schools, conducted a […]
With terrorism has come increasing discrimination. Here’s a way to prevent it in your workplace. Since the horrors of five Septembers ago, Americans have lived in a charged atmosphere about race and religion. Despite long-standing ideals of tolerance, the actions of a violent few are often blamed on all the members of certain races or […]
Your sexual harassment at work policy needs to be clear and complete, but the policy must then be followed by a strong and active training program. Ever since the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission began its emphasis on ending sexual harassment at work, this issue has been one of the most difficult to police. A sexual […]
The answer is a very qualified yes, and points up why it’s far better to stop sexual harassment before it occurs. As law school professors everywhere would outline it, “Supervisor A engages in sexual harassment of Employee B, who works for him. Is there any way Company C, which employs them both, would not be […]
Sexual harassment policies need to be clear and complete, but the policy must then be followed by a strong and active training program. Ever since the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission began its emphasis on ending sexual harassment, this workplace issue has been one of the most difficult to police. When does “kidding around” become harassment? […]