Can Sexual-Harassment Training Backfire?

HRExecutive

An article in the British newspaper The Guardian has sparked new debate in HR circles over whether sexual-harassment training can cause more harm than good. Some of the research pointing in this direction is more than a decade old.

Supervisory Status Key in Assessing Liability in Sexual Harassment Cases

HR Daily Advisor

The U.S. In 2013, he was reassigned and began working with “Jerry,” a process coordinator. Tom reported to the area manager, but he worked under Jerry’s instruction. Jerry trained Tom and assigned him tasks. The employee relations manager suggested that U.S.

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Sexual Harassment: No Surprises in Harvey Weinstein Affair

HR Daily Advisor

The public is currently fixated on our business, sexual harassment in employment. Taking center stage is Harvey Weinstein, whose case is straightforward quid pro quo sexual harassment—a powerful employer expecting sex from women he promises to promote.

Why Do Some Get Away With Sexual Harassment

Workplace Coach

How do they get away with sexually harassing those who work for them? Here’s why: The CEO/”star” exemption. More than thirty women accused the 65-year old Weinstein of harassment. His sexual misconduct, including rape allegations, constituted an open secret, publically joked about during the 2013 Oscars. One accuser described the balance of power as me: 0, Harvey Weinstein: 10. Did harassment cost Ailes, O’Reilly or Weinstein?

Teenage restaurant worker awarded $7.65M in sex harassment lawsuit

HR Morning

Need a reason to refresh your anti-harassment training with your managers? million this week after suing the company for sexual harassment, according to a story on Business Insider. According to a news release from the teen’s attorney Benjamin L.

6 Ways a PEO Can Help You Manage Your Employee-Related To-Dos

Insperity

The more time you spend managing employee issues, the less time you have to run your business. Other employees are now complaining that Joe is very careless around equipment in the warehouse. You’re not sure what to do now to correct the situation and keep yourself out of legal hot water. A PEO can provide help on how to handle disciplinary situations and take the appropriate steps to correct them, including verbal counseling and proper written documentation.

Women’s safety at Workplace

Vantage Circle

Women’s safety and its issues are discussed and debated all around the globe. Still every year the number of reports on sexual harassment is increasing at an alarming rate. Men and boys, we show our manhood through the way we treat our women. In the past decade, women have progressively earned a higher standard in the workplace. Women are now gaining higher positions and form a big/huge section of any working sector around the globe.

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Substitute Custodian Vying for Clean Sweep on Harassment, Retaliation Claims

HR Daily Advisor

A substitute school custodian said she was pressured to have sex with a foreman in exchange for more hours and then retaliated against for refusing his advances and lodging a sexual harassment complaint. Scott denied the allegation. Ruth appealed to the U.S.

Women’s Safety in the Workplace

Vantage Circle

Women’s safety and its issues are discussed and debated all around the globe. Still every year the number of reports on sexual harassment is increasing at an alarming rate. Men and boys, we show our manhood through the way we treat our women. In the past decade, women have progressively earned a higher standard in the workplace. Women are now gaining higher positions and form a big/huge section of any working sector around the globe.

India: Developments Affecting Diversity in the Workplace

Global People Strategist

When it comes to inclusivity and diversity within the workplace, companies operating in India now have to face and adhere to four major recent developments in the country’s employment law. Decriminalization of same-sex private consensual sexual conduct between adults.

Harvey Weinstein Affair Offers Few Surprises

HR Daily Advisor

What happens when an industry has a culture of ignoring sexual harassment? The sexual harassment scandals rocking Hollywood paint a vivid picture. The public is currently fixated on our business, sexual harassment in employment.

New Jersey Harassment Case Ruling Leads to New Definition of ‘Supervisor’ and Other Surprises

HR Daily Advisor

The U.S. The court also rejected the application of the McDonnell Douglas burden-shifting framework to hostile work environment claims. In November 2011, the Atlantic City Board of Education hired “Stacy” as a substitute custodian.

Two tough lessons on training

HRExecutive

A pair of recent Equal Employment Opportunity Commission cases suggests the situation is every bit as risky — both for drivers and employers — as you might think. The cases involve two trucking companies that got in trouble over sexual harassment of female trainees.

Price tag for training policy that led to sex discrimination in hiring: $3.1 million

HR Morning

A new lesson in hiring from the EEOC: You can’t get away with discriminating against a specific group of applicants by improperly structuring your training program. . one of the nation’s largest trucking companies, will pay over $3.1

#MeToo Takeaways from the Case of Bikram Choudhury

HR Daily Advisor

Over the Memorial Day holiday weekend, I listened to a five-part ESPN 30 for 30 podcast series entitled Bikram. The series discussed the rise and fall of yoga guru. Sexual Assault and Harassment. Choudhury is also alleged to have sexually assaulted trainees.

Asia Argento: The Other Side of #MeToo

HR Daily Advisor

Asia Argento, one of the first Harvey Weinstein accusers to come forward, now finds herself on the other side of the #MeToo Movement in which she had been a prominent figure. TMZ has now published a photograph that appears to show the two lying down and posing for a selfie.

CEOs and HR: Then and Now

HR Examiner

China Gorman measures the progress of CEOs owning talent and culture-related progress in their organizations. In 2013 I wrote a pretty popular piece on my blog titled, Memo to HR. I’ve been struck by the conversations we’ve had. Now: It’s not just the C-suite.

Is Sexual Orientation Protected by Federal Law?

HR Daily Advisor

The U.S. The ruling, Franchina v. She rose through the ranks quickly. That year, Fran was assigned to work a shift with “Tony,” a firefighter with a history of sexually harassing female colleagues in the department. ‘Sex-Plus’ Sexual Harassment.

“Being an Indian or a woman, you know, you really can’t excel like men.”

The Employer Handbook

Ah yes, here we are… Well, you can probably guess how well it went for the defendant in Naidu v. But, I’ll share the facts with you anyway. The plaintiff, Ms. She was getting promotions and had a great evaluation in 2013.

Stop Spying on Social Media

HRExecutive

Ten of his colleagues saw this post, and it eventually made its way to his manager, Robert McSweeney, the target of the vehemence. Three days later, Perez deleted the post—but the damage had already been done and, following a 12-day investigation, he was fired.

Key steps women can take to emerge as significant leaders in the workplace

Thrive Global

The present situation is undoubtedly grim, but even amidst it, there are signs of hope, of change in the air. At first glance, the news that the number of women in the labour force declined in 2017-18, from the already low numbers in 2011-12, is obviously a bad sign.

Retaliation Still Tops the List of Federal EEOC Complaints

HRWatchdog

This week, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released a detailed breakdown of the 88,778 charges of workplace discrimination the agency received in fiscal year 2014. Retaliation remains the number one charge received by the EEOC, and the percentage of charges alleging retaliation reached the highest amount ever: 42.8 Retaliation is the number one EEOC charge with 37, 955 charges (42.8 percent of the nationwide total.

Retaliation Charges Top the List Again

HRWatchdog

Race and disability had the second and third most charges, respectively. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently released detailed breakdowns of the 91,503 charges of workplace discrimination that the agency received in fiscal year 2016.

How to Save Yourself from Social Media Disaster with an Employee App

ConnecTeam

Even the smallest one-man businesses today employ a social media strategy, detailing not only the nature of marketing content published, but also ways to avoid and deal with crisis. To avoid a crisis, you should first understand the types of disasters and what leads to them.

Four ways bosses could be better

OmegaHR Solutions

I recently did some supervisory training for a client. We discussed how they could be better bosses, but at the same time they talked about how they would like to see their boss be a better boss. I thought it might be beneficial to pull this post out from 2013 and publish it again. We don’t spend as much time talking about problem bosses unless they are violating some law such as sexual harassment. Their complaint was that “they didn’t know the system.”

3 Steps to Protect Information While Leveraging Social Media

HR Daily Advisor

The number of companies maintaining a corporate presence on social media rose from 34% in 2008 to 77% in 2013 according to SHRM Survey Findings: Social Networking Website and Recruiting/Selection. partner with the law firm of Faegre Baker Daniels LLP.,

Watch Out Employers! ‘Cute’ Could Be Seen as a Protected Class

HR Daily Advisor

According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII) makes it illegal to discriminate against someone based on race, color, religion, national origin, or sex, but could being “cute” get added to this list?

60+ Top Global Influencers in HR Tech of 2019

Digital HR Tech

The idea behind this article simply is to share inspiring people from the global HR tech world with you. Some of them have just entered the industry while others have been around for a long time. The names are listed in no particular order. Let the commenting begin.

60+ Top Global Influencers in HR Tech of 2019

Digital HR Tech

The idea behind this article simply is to share inspiring people from the global HR tech world with you. Some of them have just entered the industry while others have been around for a long time. The names are listed in no particular order. Let the commenting begin.

Unintended Consequences Matter: Learning to See Bystanderism and Microaggression as Contributors to Employee Turnover in the Workplace

Inpower Coaching

Efforts to increase diversity in our workplaces has been dismally slow over the last few decades, despite business initiatives, research and even expansions of the very definition of diversity. They want harassment to stop. Is hurt still hurt, even if that wasn’t the intent?

Workplace Incivility: Instituting a Culture of Respect

SkillSurvey

Unfortunately, it’s creeping into the workplace, too. In cubicles, offices, conference rooms and around the water cooler, you might witness the following types of behavior by managers and employees: Bullying and intimidation – such as spreading gossip or rumors or excluding or isolating someone socially. Intentionally undermining people – reminding subordinates of their roles and lesser titles in the organization. Fostering Kindness, Respectfulness on the Job.

#Employee Feedback Is The Killer App #HR

TalentHQ

A new market has emerged: Employee feedback apps for the corporate marketplace. These tools are powerful and disruptive, and they have the potential to redefine how we manage our organizations. The answer is clear: building a highly engaged workforce is difficult.

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A Balancing Act: How to Manage Social Media in the Workplace

Namely

The push and pull of social media monitoring is a difficult one to manage. As an HR manager, your relationship with an employee or a prospective employee’s social media profile must have the right amount of intimacy and distance. To be on the safe side, leave the password alone.

The HR Challenges Shaping the Healthcare Industry

Zenefits

Healthcare providers run the gamut from mega hospital complexes to neighborhood physicians and dental facilities. The challenges for many — no matter how large or small — are similar. The healthcare HR professional does more than hire nurses and doctors. Training and Development.