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EEOC Training Programs Help Employers Fight Sexual Harassment

HR Daily Advisor

The recent high-profile sexual harassment accusations leading to public humiliation and terminations has highlighted the need for companies to properly train their supervisors and employees on what is and is not harassment. The training programs focus on respect, acceptable workplace conduct, and the types of behaviors that contribute to a respectful and inclusive—and therefore ultimately more profitable—workplace.

7 Strategies for Preventing Sexual Harassment at Work

EverFi - HR

On any given day, you can do a Google search for “sexual harassment,” click on the “News” link, and find dozens of headlines about recent sexual harassment allegations. The stories cross geographies and industries and they show how little has been invested in preventing sexual harassment at work. No company is immune to the need to create and maintain a workplace that is free of harassment. Lighten Up on the Legalese.

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Sexual Harassment: The Workplace’s Dirty Little Secret

Vibe HCM

This guest blog has been provided by Kevin Sheridan, best-selling author and innovator in the field of Employee Engagement. Recent headlines have been littered with numerous stories of sexual harassment, gender discrimination, and rape. And for real, our 41st President of the United States, George H.W. Sadly, sexual harassment is so pervasive that we sometimes don’t see it. Hollywood is the perfect example.

Workplace Harassment: A Q&A With Lori

HR Topics

In today’s world, workplace harassment is a hot topic and one that likely will continue to be. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) sets the official definition as “unwelcome conduct that is based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information. Workplace harassment can include anything from unwanted sexual attention, bullying, intimidation and other behaviors.

Why Uber, Google, and Other Companies Failed to Address Workplace Harassment

Rallyware for Human Resources

Even though we see the rise of the #MeToo movement and can witness the way recent harassment issues are shaping the global conversation against workplace bullying, abuse, discrimination, and other forms of misconduct, there’s still a lot to be done. Particularly, many companies haven’t yet provided effective workplace harassment training, preventing their employees from fully comprehending this issue with must-attend annual seminars.

Why We Talk About Culture Change When We Discuss Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace.

EverFi - HR

In coverage of the ever-evolving #MeToo and #TimesUp movement, officials , experts , and activists have largely pointed towards a primary fix: a change in corporate culture. This strategy has been recommended by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission as having, “the greatest impact on allowing harassment to flourish, or conversely, in preventing harassment.” And why would culture change prevent sexual harassment?

Are Millennials responsible for the increase in harassment claims?

OmegaHR Solutions

Younger workers may equal more harassment in the workplace for a variety of reasons. In a report put out by the EEOC they purport that there has been an increase in harassment in the workplace and that it remains a persistent problem. Harassment is up in all areas from sexual harassment to age harassment. I will look at those reasons and see if they support my question in the title of this post.

Time’s Up: I Am Woman, Hear Me Roar

HR Daily Advisor

“So I want all the girls watching here, now, to know that a new day is on the horizon! And when that new day finally dawns, it will be because of a lot of magnificent women, many of whom are right here in this room tonight, and some pretty phenomenal men, fighting hard to make sure that they become the leaders who take us to the time when nobody ever has to say ‘Me too’ again.” – Oprah Winfrey at the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards.

#HotInHR: The Silence Breakers, Rethink Your Diversity Program With This Chart, Best Places to Work in 2018

Advos

Every week we send a summary of funding announcements, M&A and partnership news from the HR marketplace. Time Person of the Year: The Silence Breakers. Movie stars are supposedly nothing like you and me… Yet it turns out that—in the most painful and personal ways—movie stars are more like you and me than we ever knew. RELATED: What the CVS-Aetna Deal Means for the Delivery of U.S. RELATED: 50 Best Workplaces for Diversity (Fortune).

Managing Employees’ Online Behavior

Affinity HR Group

We have all read stories of someone’s unacceptable or illegal actions going viral and the public using social media to identify that person and where they work and live. Train these employees on proper communication skills and how to maximize the impact on the platforms.

A Blog with a story

EverFi - HR

Sexual harassment in the workplace is an ongoing risk to the safety of your employees and your business. Sexual Harassment has a serious financial impact. In 2019 alone, the U.S. Of course, these figures don’t reflect any of the associated legal costs.

Without Retention, Diversity Efforts Fall Short

Reflektive

Building diversity in the workplace is an initiative HR leaders cannot afford to miss. Companies with diverse workforces are proven to deliver higher performance and greater innovation. Therefore, many technology companies are directing large sums of money to increase internal diversity metrics and cultivate a broader pipeline of minority candidates. Despite investment in equal-opportunity hiring practices, diversity numbers are unimpressive Click To Tweet.

Not Enough: Diversity and Inclusion and Why It’s Falling Short Right Now

Flimp Communications

We thought we were getting our feet under us and settling into the new normal the pandemic pushed us into. But the protests and unrest of the last few weeks are forcing further self-assessment. There have been plenty of protests over the past decade.

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. These four key developments have taken the form of: Enhancement of their maternity leave benefit act. Protection changes within the workplace and its conditions mainly focusing on women working in the State of Maharashtra, the economic hub of Pune and Mumbai.

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Workforce Diversity

CakeHR

What is workforce diversity and why does it matter? Individuals, companies and indeed the collective culture is beginning to embrace the benefits of having a diverse workforce. The Business case for Diversity & Inclusion (D&I).

How to Take Action: Strategies for Creating a More Diverse and Inclusive Workplace in 2018

HR Daily Advisor

The volatility of 2017 further surfaced a number of longstanding and important issues, like racial and gender equality and diversity of thought in the workplace. While these issues aren’t new, the political climate created an environment where we all proactively address diversity and inclusion more frequently, bringing it to the forefront of workplace conversations, values and policies. as the pressure to address diversity increases.

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. I find it especially frustrating that in light of #metoo, the public shaming of powerful men, and new courage among investigative journalists, I and many other women I know don’t expect to see much change in the dominant workplace culture.

Pat yourselves on the back, employers. EEOC Charges dipped to a new 27-year low!!!??

The Employer Handbook

Y’all must work in the most compliant workplace in America. Speaking of which… Last Friday, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced ( here ) its Fiscal Year 2019 Enforcement and Litigation Data. Equal Pay Act: 1,117 (1.5 in the previous year.

Do enterprise social networks hold the key to solving the lack of diversity in tech?

Thrive Global

For anyone with even a passing familiarity with the tech scene, it won’t come as a surprise to hear the sector seems to have a problem with diversity and inclusion. Gender representation, especially in senior management roles, continues to be unbalanced despite a number of interventions intended to address the issue. These enterprise social networks are often praised with their ability to give diversity and inclusion a huge boost within organisations.

#TimesUp: What this Movement Means for Employers

HR Daily Advisor

The #MeToo movement and the continuation of it, #TimesUp, have profound implications for employers. These movements are seeking to address the long-standing inequalities in the workplace (among other things), specifically as it pertains to sexual harassment and gender-based wage inequality and other gender-related discriminatory practices. Train or retrain employees on sexual harassment and on the company’s anti-harassment policies.

15 Activities To Improve Diversity And Inclusion In The Workplace

Vantage Circle

Diversity is a mix. Inclusion is making the mix work. A diverse labor pool is vital to any organization. It refers to the manpower which includes individuals with a wide range of characteristics. Undoubtedly, it goes beyond the employees’ skin color, hair, looks, religion and ethnicity. It encompasses different significant factors that include personality, education, interests, hobbies, sexual orientation, race, talents, cognitive styles and abilities.

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. One escaped major sanctions and may even recover legal costs from the agency, thanks to a U.S. The other … let’s just say it didn’t go well. On May 19 the U.S.

Embracing Gender Diversity in the Workplace for a better tomorrow

Pragna Technologies

Diversity is imperative to all workplaces. In each case, the customers are more diverse than the people serving them, which don’t bode well for understanding their needs. To better serve your customers, it’s important to cultivate gender diversity within the work. Gender diversity doesn’t imply that an organization should have a 50/50 mix of males and females for every position in the company.

Diversity in the Workplace – Do You Have What Women Want?

Blu Ivy Group

#MeToo Movement Sheds Light on Gender Diversity Gaps In Employer Brands. sexual harassment and abuse in the workplace. before women are accorded the equity and respect that they deserve, and that is. The research also supports our. With more than 73% of global firms indicating that they have an equal-opportunity policy. in place (International Labor Org), policies are not enough to shift the brand and culture. Lead with the.

Women in Technology

Thrive Global

are chronically underrepresented in the US tech sector. Perhaps more alarming is that the trend is headed in the wrong direction. The percentage of computing roles women hold has largely declined in the United States over the past 25 years.”. Personally, I am extremely fortunate to work for a company that is conscientious about diversity and opportunities for career advancement regardless of one’s color, creed, or religion.

4 Strategies You Can Use to Build Diversity and Inclusion Into Your Company’s DNA

Linkedin Talent Blog

While the conversation around diversity and inclusion (D&I) has come a long way in recent years, the biggest challenge that chief diversity officers face is making the business case for D&I, with one in four (27%) reporting this is still an issue for them.

4 Hidden Risks of Reopening

EverFi - HR

However, the challenges that must be addressed as employees return to the workplace are not limited to those we traditionally associate with workplace health and safety. Harassment in socially distant work spaces. Which States Require Harassment Training?

8 HR Tech Trends of 2019

CakeHR

Off the back of reading a recent thought-provoking article by Courtney Moran at G2Crowd , which looks at their predicted 5 major HR tech innovations for 2019 , it made us want to explore further and look at some of the ways HR technology will support other important HR operations over the next 12 months. But in all seriousness, employee engagement has been proven to boost commitment, loyalty to the company, enthusiasm and increased productivity.

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The Non Discrimination Policy: Importance and 5 Examples

Digital HR Tech

Diversity and inclusion is about more than just hiring people with a variety of skin tones. You need a non discrimination policy in your workplace, and this article will help you write one that reflects your company’s commitment to treating everyone equally. The U.K.

Compliance Challenges

MapHR

Compliance is not for the faint of heart, a mantra every HR professional knows instinctually. It’s made up of a plethora of facets, each being critical to the whole. Some include: Diversity and Inclusion Technology Legal That is not an extensive list by any means. Compliance Challenges Diversity and Inclusion In the past, diversity and inclusion, sadly, was a numbers. Today, diversity and inclusion is so much more. Take sexual harassment.

11 Reasons You Should Work at Women-led Companies

CakeHR

In the ’80s, women would need a male-co-signor to apply for bank loans and capital would be minimal. Times have objectively changed for the better, and women are now granted the freedom that they deserve. With many jobs being considered male jobs, and 25% of women facing sexual harassment in the workplace and not reporting it. Obviously, we have many steps to make, but we’re definitely on the right path. The company performs better.

Jessica L. Mazzeo of GriesingMazzeo Leadership: “Leave politics at the door!”

Thrive Global

Leave politics at the door! Coming off what is one of the biggest election seasons our country has seen in the past 50 years, it’s no wonder that this is my number one step. The political divide that has ripped our country has also been felt worldwide.

How to Build Diversity and Inclusion into Your Company’s DNA, According to a Diversity-Focused VC Firm

Linkedin Talent Blog

While the conversation around diversity and inclusion (D&I) has come a long way in recent years, the biggest challenge that chief diversity officers face is making the business case for D&I, with one in four (27%) reporting this is still an issue for them.

Construction and Diversity: Are You Being Left Behind?

BirdDogHR - Recruitment

Construction and Diversity: Are You Being Left Behind? A recent Washington Post article revealed the dire straits of the construction industry: Baby Boomers are retiring in droves, widening what is an already huge skills gap in a competitive industry. The article advocates for diversity as a way to broaden the workforce and ensure that everyone who can work, is. More specifically, the article talks about the role women can play in filling this skills gap.

Valentine’s Day at Work: Cupid as Career Killer

Thrive Global

Caught in a bad romance… Is love in the air at your workplace on and around Valentine’s Day? While office dating can send you to the honeymoon suite, it’s more likely to land you in the heartbreak hotel, outside on the company doorstep, or in a red hot legal mess. Employees should recall the age-old adage about the perils of mixing business with pleasure. Make sure to abide by the norms and values which reflect your company culture and brand image.

How Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin Is Driving Culture Renovation (i4cp login required)

i4cp

Leadership accountability is the first order of business in a new administration, governmental or commercial. And he wants those reports to include leaders’ assessments of what is and isn’t working when it comes to prevention training and accountability measures instituted. The U.S.

Mentoring And Women In The Workplace

Get Hppy

I am not sure if this train is even moving based on what I see and hear. Women in the workplace are still underrepresented at all levels. With all that has been taking place the last while with harassment, sexual harassment, bullying and downright condescending behaviour it is no wonder that gender diversity hasn’t advanced at all. Well that was where the good news end. Still not in the new office.