An unfortunate emerging issue for employers is the rise of workplace shootings. Even courts and judges have taken note in their judicial opinions that workplace violence is increasing. Of course, employees may be exposed to different degrees of violence at work. Workplace shootings are on the extreme end of the spectrum.
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.
Individuals who claim to have experienced sexual harassment typically file claims under Title VII and any state-specific acts that might apply such as the Illinois Human Rights Act (IHRA). But those aren’t the only potential legal claims an individual can level against an employer (or former employer). In some instances, the alleged conduct supporting a […]
In November 2018, tens of thousands of Google employees around the world walked out in protest over the company’s handling of sexual harassment claims, among other grievances.
Employers in New York City are under pressure to have employees trained under the city’s new sexual harassment prevention law.
Sexual harassment policies need to be clear and complete, but the policy must then be followed by a strong and active training program.
First introduced 16 years ago in 2003, GENDA is short for Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act—a new law in the state of New York, which finally passed in January of 2019. In short, this act formally includes gender identity and gender expression as protected classes, protecting them from discrimination and harassment. This means it’s officially illegal […]
The following is an open letter to Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich.
Sexual harassment has been top of mind for most HR professionals as the #MeToo movement gained momentum over the past year. Employers, employees, and HR departments alike are striving to create safe workplaces for all, and they’re getting some help from state and local legislators. So far, more than 30 jurisdictions—including New York and even […]
Allegations of sexual assault and harassment in the workplace have gained increasing attention since the recent #MeToo movement. But even before the recent uptick in focus on such allegations, these issues have posed many challenges for employers and HR professionals.
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