Harassment

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On October 10, @shrmnextchat chatted with Allison West, Esq., SHRM-SCP, SPHR, AWI-CH, is a highly sought after human resource expert witness, attorney, investigator and trainer about #MeToo: One Year Later.  

If you missed this excellent chat you can read all the tweets here:

October 10, 2018

 


 

There has never been a greater need to talk about what’s happening in the world of work. Workplace issues are more than headlines; they have real-life impact on employees and employers every day.

September 5, 2018

 

People and workplace issues are global and, increasingly, so is the business of HR. Around the world, workplace policy is increasingly influenced by governments, employers and workers at the international level. I just returned from the International Labour Conference (ILC) in Geneva, Switzerland where I was a member of the delegation sent by the United States to develop a new United Nations (UN) convention on violence and harassment in the workplace.

June 19, 2018
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As a result of the “great awakening” last year of the persistence and pervasiveness of sexual harassment, we all know that more must be done to tackle this scourge.  Companies are looking to enhance their preventive efforts, and, of course, that must start at the top.

January 9, 2018

 

 

Strong employment policies are crucial to any organization and should be updated regularly. Changing regulations, new case law and technology advances can quickly result in outdated, inefficient or non-compliant policies. Here are three policies that I recommend you review in light of recent events:

1.  Electronic Communications Policies

September 28, 2017

 

On April 12, @shrmnextchat chatted with Christine Porath, an associate professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and author of Mastering Civility: A Manifesto for the Workplace about How to Create a Culture of Civility in the Workplace.  

April 12, 2017

 

Rude comments, discourteous behaviors and heightened tensions. As if HR professionals didn’t already have enough on their plates, they must now contend with the growing prevalence of incivility in their organizations.

April 11, 2017

On October 26, @shrmnextchat chatted with EEOC Commissioner Chai Feldblum (@chaifeldblum) and employment attorney Jonathan Segal (@jonathan_hr_law) about Effective Practices to Stamp Out Harassment.

October 26, 2016

 

                           

 

October 24, 2016

By now, I assume you all have read or at least heard about the sexual harassment lawsuit filed by former Fox Channel Host Gretchen Carlson against Fox CEO Roger Ailes.  Since then, at least a half dozen other women have said that they, too, were harassed by Ailes.

When you heard about the allegations, which of the following responses comes closest to your immediate (visceral) reaction:

July 13, 2016
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In case you missed it, there was a SHRM Conference Today post this week with a

June 22, 2016

As part of our coverage of the 2016 SHRM Annual Conference, each of the official bloggers is conducting a Q&A with one of the session speakers.  The speaker I chose was Catherine Mattice of Civility Partners.  Her session, “The Real World: Case Studies of Real Organizations Who Solved Their Workplace Bullying Problems” caught my eye for several reasons.  First, I’m an HR practitioner, so any session that focuses on solutions to real world problems interests me.  Second, workplace bullying is a topic that I believe is gaining more traction and attention.

April 28, 2016

 

 

Don’t try this at work. Please. I’m begging you.

Ah, April Fools’ Day. A day when harmless, innocent pranks actually do harm people and are far, far from innocent. But hey, we all get some good laughs out of them, right?

April 1, 2016

A round up of workplace developments and legal trends to help keep HR ahead of the curve

It’s another new year in the HR universe and with every passing year, change is to be expected. People make resolutions, companies pivot and balance sheets get a new lease on life. 2016 is no different, but what will that change look like in the workplace this year? If the last two weeks are any indication, it’s sure to be a pretty interesting year.

January 13, 2016

On November 11, @shrmnextchat chatted with special guest Michael Jacobson (@HRTerminator) of Xpert HR about "Sexual Harassment: The Final Frontier of Workplace Gender Equality."   

November 11, 2015

The 800-pound gorilla in the office is (likely) wearing a suit and tie.

November 9, 2015