Employees are more likely to report sexual harassment they witness at work when there is a zero-tolerance policy in place, according to a new Florida International University (FIU) study.
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Not so many years ago employers emphasized the importance of drug-free workplace policies—policies that often included zero-tolerance provisions. But as marijuana laws have undergone significant change in recent years, it’s time to give a second look to policies that may not have been updated in years. Peter Lowe, an attorney with Brann & Isaacson in […]
by Peter Lowe The concept of zero-tolerance policies is rooted in the criminal justice system, and over the last 20 years, the policies have spilled over into our schools and workplaces. Zero-tolerance policies usually reflect a strong institutional stance on specific types of misconduct (e.g., drugs, theft, and violence) and consistency and severity in punishments. […]