Does your sexual harassment training include this important topic? If not, it should.

The Employer Handbook

More than ever, American workplaces are emphasizing diversity by targeting hires of different races, religions, ethnicities, genders, cultural and educational backgrounds, work experience, etc. Generally, this results in businesses attracting better talent, reducing turnover, and improving the brand and reputation. But, with different backgrounds may come a different appreciation of social norms. But, he stopped short of saying that he did nothing wrong.

Is Workplace Bullying Illegal?

HR Counselor's Corner

Workplace bullying is on the rise. While statistics vary, some studies reveal that nearly half of all workers in America have been affected by workplace bullying, either as a target or as a witness to abusive behavior against one of their co-workers. It might take the form of public reprimand, belittling or regularly excluding someone from meetings or social gatherings of their peers. Believe the accuser until proven otherwise.

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My Boss Sexually Harassed Me After Work

Evil HR Lady

Well, Im not, but thats the perception of all of us in HR. Need to explain to someone why, even after working their rear end off all year, that their annual increase is 2.7%? Need to come up with new mountains of paperwork? So, come join me on the Evil Side. Monday, July 19, 2010 My Boss Sexually Harassed Me After Work Dear Evil HR Lady, Im a female in my mid-thirties. During the night we were also texting. Evil HR Lady Why am I evil?

How on Earth Is HR Supposed to Prepare for 2021? (3 Tips)

Evil HR Lady

Neelie: Perhaps how in the ^*!&#$ We know that the fourth quarter brings performance appraisals and year-end raises, and the fiscal year ends in July, so we need to be prepared with a budget. The post How on Earth Is HR Supposed to Prepare for 2021? (3

Campus Prevention Network Legal Brief

EverFi - HR

The final Title IX regulations were released on May 6, 2020, and will become effective on August 14, 2020, unless a court enjoins the U.S. Department of Education (ED) Secretary Betsy DeVos issued the new Title IX regulations on May 6, 2020. Against a person in the U.S.

Campus Prevention Network Legal Brief

EverFi - HR

The final Title IX regulations were released on May 6, 2020, and will become effective on August 14, 2020, unless a court enjoins the U.S. Department of Education (ED) Secretary Betsy DeVos issued the new Title IX regulations on May 6, 2020. Against a person in the U.S.

Explaining the Importance of a Workplace Investigation Process to the Board

Investipro

In this post #MeToo Era, Executives and Board Members alike may be feeling that the Sexual Harassment crisis is under control and therefore it’s back to business as usual. After all, training has been done, policies have been updated, and employees are clearly aware of the reporting process and seriousness of sexual harassment claims. The media made the need for investigations very clear for sexual harassment claims.

Why don’t some employees trust HR?

PeopleStrategy

As an HR manager for a successful business, it can feel overwhelming to be responsible for the well-being and performance of an entire organization. Both are dangerous to the company; they can cause widespread discontent as well as the loss of valuable employees. “More than 70% of surveyed tech employees said they didn’t trust their companies’ HR departments.” They also must derive actionable takeaways from what is learned.

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Workplace Compliance: Clarify The Hot-Button Issues You Can’t Ignore Anymore

SwipeClock

An HRMS can give you peace of mind. The goal is to protect your employees, customers, and your business. Train managers, HR, executives, and employees. Training materials. Practices of third-party HR services and business partners. Millions of U.S.

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.

How To Write And Update Your Employee Handbook For 2021

SwipeClock

Employee Handbooks in 2021: The Definitive Guide. Many business owners overlook the importance of a well-written employee handbook. Make training and enforcement easier. The Challenge of Keeping Handbooks Up-To-Date. Terms of employment. Dress code.

Develop a plan to address negative publicity

Business Management Daily

Employment law violations can result in lawsuits, but that isn’t the only kind of negative fallout. Employers increasingly find themselves in the crosshairs of advocacy groups and media outlets eager to expose perceived wrongdoing. Don’t hide from the exposure.

“It started with an email.” With Fotis Georgiadis & Erin Wade

Thrive Global

Or more accurately a lot of emails. One day a few years ago, my inbox was flooded with emails from servers at Homeroom chronicling regular and gnarly instances of sexual harassment from customers. I had the pleasure to interview Erin Wade. It started with an email.

Employer’s guide to setting company policies

Business Management Daily

Even the most mundane policies can cause confusion or misunderstandings if they are not made readily available to employees in a clear format. By having clearly laid out policies, you can stave off some potential future problems. Employee code of conduct. Time off.

Building A High Trust Organisation

HR Management

Over the past couple of decades, compliance has been categorised as a defensive play in the realm of workplace relations and safety. For example, the statement “we must prevent physical injury at work” has long been a non-negotiable, and that is why work health and safety regimes will continue to carry a compliance label. We have a growing focus on the mental health and wellbeing of our people, both at home and in the workplace.

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Addressing Workplace Romances After #MeToo

HRWatchdog

The #MeToo movement has shined a much-needed light on unwanted and unwelcome conduct in the workplace, but consensual romantic workplace relationships continue to be a murkier topic for employers. One major fast food chain’s CEO learned recently that even consensual, romantic workplace relationships can get employees into trouble. First, if the relationship goes sour, one of the employees may file a sexual harassment or discrimination claim.

How on Earth Is HR Supposed to Prepare for 2021? (3 Tips)

Digital HR Tech

Neelie: Perhaps how in the ^*!&#$ We know that the fourth quarter brings performance appraisals and year-end raises, and the fiscal year ends in July, so we need to be prepared with a budget. Watch the figures in your area; listen to what the government says.

Uganda Fair Treatment in the Workplace Laws

Global People Strategist

In Uganda, fair treatment includes treating all employees with respect, giving them their rights, and following a proper code of conduct. Examples of unfair treatment in Uganda include: Bullying new employees. Discriminating on the basis of gender, ethnicity, and race. This can be in the form of unequal pay, entitlement to leaves, sick pay, maternity leave, paternity leave, pension, and social security. Sexually harassing employees.

How To Write And Update Your Employee Handbook For 2020

SwipeClock

Employee Handbooks in 2020: The Definitive Guide. Many business owners overlook the importance of a well-written employee handbook. Make training and enforcement easier. The Challenge of Keeping Handbooks Up-To-Date. Terms of employment. Dress code.

Should you include freelancers in your talent development program?

Fast Company The Future of Work

Freelancing is on the rise–and so is integration of freelancers into organizational teams. The “2018 Future Workforce” report from freelancing website Upwork, released in February, found that 59% of hiring managers are using flexible talent–freelancers, temporary, and agency workers–which is more than double the 2017 percentage (24%). At the same time, Americans have embraced freelancing as a career choice. The U.S.

How Cynthia Marshall Transformed the Dallas Mavericks’ Toxic Culture in 100 Days

Linkedin Talent Blog

Less than a year into her retirement from being the SVP of HR at AT&T, Cynthia Marshall ’s phone began to ring. Her husband held out the phone and told her it was Mark Cuban asking for her. If you’re wondering the same question, Mark Cuban is the owner of the NBA team the Dallas Mavericks (though you might also know him from Shark Tank). The Mavs completed that plan in August — setting a new standard for NBA teams in the process.

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.

Verbal Abuse in the Workplace

HSD Metrics

Quite often, supervisors, managers and senior managers don’t realize the impact that shouting, swearing and name-calling have on employees. Belittling and intimidating employees does nothing positive for the organization, and when this behavior is seen by customers or clients, it harms the organization’s reputation. Because of this damage and the costs of employee turnover and low morale, HR managers must take workplace bullying seriously.

Benefits of Cloud Computing in HR

MapHR

The cloud. It’s not a relatively new concept for the world, but for HR, the benefits of cloud computing are still catching on. The supporters of the technology claim it boosts performance, helps recruit the best talent, increases employee engagement, betters innovation and organizes data. It’s also said cloud computing has helped close the communication gap that exists between HR teams, employees, and management.

Without Retention, Diversity Efforts Fall Short

Reflektive

Building diversity in the workplace is an initiative HR leaders cannot afford to miss. Therefore, many technology companies are directing large sums of money to increase internal diversity metrics and cultivate a broader pipeline of minority candidates. Yet, anecdotes abound of poor treatment and discrimination in the tech industry due to race, gender, sexual orientation, and more. It is possible the competitive job market is to blame.

How to Prevent Retaliation in the Workplace: An HR’s Guide

Analytics in HR

Retaliation in the workplace comes in many forms, including false allegations, unfair scrutiny, blacklisting, unwarranted discipline, and wrongful termination of employees. Contents What is retaliation in the workplace? How to prevent retaliation in the workplace.

7 Ways To Boost Your Employees Self-Discipline

Vantage Circle

But only one generates long-term success in all areas of life: self-discipline. Setting and achieving goals is one of the most vital attributes in life. When inspiring oneself fails, the trait of self-discipline will assist you in achieving the goals that you set.

Verbal Abuse in the Workplace

HSD Metrics

Quite often, supervisors, managers and senior managers don’t realize the impact that shouting, swearing and name-calling have on employees. Belittling and intimidating employees does nothing positive for the organization, and when this behavior is seen by customers or clients, it harms the organization’s reputation. Because of this damage and the costs of employee turnover and low morale, HR managers must take workplace bullying seriously.

Ethics Rising: 4 Takeaways From 2018 SCCE CEI

Mitratech

In looking back at SCCE’s 17th Annual Compliance and Ethics Institute , held in Las Vegas this year, I have to say it was one of the best SCCE CEI events I and other members of the Mitratech team have attended in recent years. It also provided food for thought about the future of risk and compliance management, and the forces very much at work at this moment that are impacting it. Two of them who were particularly worthy of shout-outs?