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Want to End Harassment? It’s a Culture Thing (#SHRM16)

UpstartHR

In case you missed it, there was a SHRM Conference Daily post this week with a very interesting headline. In short, the EEOC said that training doesn’t reduce discrimination. The logic behind the commentary had a few holes that I want to point out really quick, but I want to spend the majority of the time today helping you to understand what actually works for eliminating harassment. What kind of training was used?

Learning leaders reexamine sexual harassment prevention in light of new state laws

CLO Magazine

1 in the state of Illinois, the Workplace Transparency Act mandates workplace sexual harassment training for public and private organizations with more than 15 employees. Additionally, the training needed to be more meaningful and relatable.”. The Road Ahead.

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Workplace diversity: Is HR doing enough?

HRExecutive

While 2020 shed light on many of the challenges facing HR leaders, nothing was more clear in the last day of the Spring HR Technology Conference & Exposition than the fact that one of HR’s biggest obstacles will be tackling inequity. Torin Ellis.

11 steps that you can take now to reduce harassment in your workplace

The Employer Handbook

That sounds more “glass-half-full” than “ Don’t be like the Dallas Mavericks: 11 ways to avoid a Sports Illustrated report chronicling twenty years of allegations of sexual harassment and mismanagement in your workplace. ” Yeah, I’m comfortable with the title of today’s blog post. If you hung around yesterday, you got yourself a primer on the anatomy of a workplace investigation report. But, the franchise has a long way to go.

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. Instead of traditional compliance training, which focuses solely on legal definitions and standards for liability, the new programs provide an exciting training alternative for harassment prevention conducted by EEOC Training Institute staff.

SURVEY: If you could attend just one HR-compliance training, what would it be?

The Employer Handbook

Always one to procrastinate on submitting a presentation idea to speak at a SHRM conference, I’ve got only a few days left to submit some killer proposals before the next deadline. So, please take this quick one-question survey and let me know: If you could attend just one HR-compliance training, what would it be? Discrimination and Unlawful Harassment

EEOC: It’s time for your company to re-imagine anti-harassment training

The Employer Handbook

Welp, it looks like there’s still plenty of time for me to get my money’s worth on creepy Wikipedia stock images of sexual harassment — Thank you By Leon israel – Own work , CC BY-SA 4.0 , https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=38824206. The click-bait headline, “ No Evidence That Training Prevents Harassment, Finds EEOC Task Force ,” from a recent SHRM article may be somewhat exaggerated.

EEOC: It’s time for your company to re-imagine anti-harassment training

The Employer Handbook

Welp, it looks like there’s still plenty of time for me to get my money’s worth on creepy Wikipedia stock images of sexual harassment — Thank you By Leon israel – Own work , CC BY-SA 4.0 , https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=38824206. The click-bait headline, “ No Evidence That Training Prevents Harassment, Finds EEOC Task Force ,” from a recent SHRM article may be somewhat exaggerated.

6 HR tech start-ups changing the company culture, EX market

HRExecutive

This last year brought HR a plethora of new obstacles to overcome—from increasing employee stress related to the pandemic and social unrest to new demands for learning and employee connection driven by the new remote environment. It’s the end of ghosting,” she added.

Look into your COVID-19 crystal ball. Tell me what you see.

The Employer Handbook

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has invited me to present at its Examining Conflicts in Employment Laws (EXCEL) Training Conferencethe premier federal training conference for EEO managers, supervisors, and practitioners. I’ll be part of a hot topics panel on June 16, where the theme will be predicting (and preventing) the next wave of COVID-19 issues for employers. Discrimination and Unlawful Harassment

Eric’s Wild-n-Crazy HR-Compliance Road Show – Coming atcha!

The Employer Handbook

I can guarantee you this assuming that you recover from the hysterical blindness, I’m told it’s only temporary. Here’s where we can connect IRL: If you want to get real wonky into Americans with Disabilities Act accommodations, I’m presenting an advanced-level course at SHRM Lehigh Valley’s October Conference on 10/2 in Bethlehem, PA. Two days later, on October 4, I’m presenting an update on the significant changes in 2018 in NJ employment law (e.g.,

New EEOC Chair Proclaims Pay Equity ‘Front and Center’

Trusaic

Everywhere you turn, organizations, individual states, countries all over the world, and federal governments are proclaiming focus to achieve pay equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace. Burrows’ priorities for the EEOC focus on issues relating to systemic discrimination.

The Top HCM Compliance Issues to Watch for in 2018

Ceridian

The HCM world has seen a flurry of recent compliance changes that will continue into 2018. Employers should start planning their responses to this changing landscape over the coming year. We’ve put together a summary of major HCM compliance issues and trends we believe will be important to employers in 2018. 1, the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) , passed the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. This has the potential to push U.S.

That EEO-1 you just filed will look a lot different next time. Oh, good…

The Employer Handbook

I’ve got to be on my game at the SHRM Lehigh Valley Annual Conference. I’m presenting 5, yes five , sessions over the next two days. If you are in Bethlehem, PA for the conference, please check out the schedule , enjoy a sesh with me, or just stop by and say hello. On Day 2 of the Conference, during the prize drawing before the final keynote , one lucky winner will get a free on-site workplace training session from the Your Blogness.

That EEO-1 you just filed will look a lot different next time. Oh, good…

The Employer Handbook

I’ve got to be on my game at the SHRM Lehigh Valley Annual Conference. I’m presenting 5, yes five , sessions over the next two days. If you are in Bethlehem, PA for the conference, please check out the schedule , enjoy a sesh with me, or just stop by and say hello. On Day 2 of the Conference, during the prize drawing before the final keynote , one lucky winner will get a free on-site workplace training session from the Your Blogness.

COVID-19 Reboarding Checklist

HRO Today

Many organizations are now focusing on when and how to reopen, and what changes to make before employees return to the physical workplace. Empathy is one of the essential HR leadership skills, and this is the time to shine a light on the human side of HR.

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. According to the survey, social media is primarily used to attract passive job candidates, but, according to Brian R. partner with the law firm of Faegre Baker Daniels LLP., Garrison advises that the guidelines or policies should not just be stuck in the employee handbook.

#HotInHR: Walmart training employees in virtual reality, Uber’s culture problems, Pole Dancers as Job Perk

Advos

Every week we send a summary of funding announcements, M&A and partnership news from the HR marketplace. Walmart will start training employees in virtual reality – Venture Beat. Walmart is betting big on virtual reality to help improve its employee training techniques, and it’s turned to a new company to help. HotInHR: Walmart training employees in virtual reality, Uber’s culture problems, Pole Dancers as… Click To Tweet. Term of the Week.

“Education.” with Timothy Quinn and Candice Georgiadis

Thrive Global

Insofar as many companies are beholden to consumers and shareholders, people need to make gender equality a priority when purchasing products and services from companies with a poor track record of compliance. Can you tell us the “backstory” that brought you to this career path?

Virtual onboarding: The new way to welcome your recent hires

Business Management Daily

How do you successfully onboard new remote hires so that they hit the ground running and are successful from day one? Ensuring that the culture, strategy, and company values are translated to new employees is critical to their ongoing success. Communication with the new employee.

The Emerging HR Data Department

HR Examiner

A new era in HR management will evolve over the next two to five years. What we’re talking about here is the emergence of a new set of analytics-driven data-based elements of the HR department. Read more in, The Emerging HR Data Department. The HR Data Department.

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Hot Topics in Employment Law

Paycor

Wage & hour violations, family leave, discrimination, harassment – these topics continue to generate conversation throughout workplaces across the country. No matter the size of your business, at some point you will encounter one of these regulations. For that reason, it’s important for supervisors and managers to understand the basics of employment laws and regulations to maintain proper compliance. Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA).

Gender Fluidity and HR: Moving Beyond M/F Labeling (i4cp login required)

i4cp

How are organizations acknowledging heightening awareness and evolving understanding of gender, identity, and orientation in the workplace? Is HR adjusting by expanding beyond the typical M/F labels in policies, practices, and metrics?

The Ultimate Guide to Growing Your Small Law Firm

Embroker

From conducting market and financial research to protecting yourself from potential lawsuits and compliance violations , we’ve covered the basics you’ll need to start planning your law firm’s expansion. Business Training for Attorneys. Legal, financial, and ABA compliance.

Review of the Trump Administration’s First Year: Aggressive Agency Action

HR Daily Advisor

The past year has included many expected moves by the Trump administration, such as the reversal of some of the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) controversial decisions under the Obama administration, as well as several unexpected developments among several agencies. In part one of this article series , we discussed the various agency appointments, and lack thereof, as well as a few Obama-era Executive Orders that were put on the chopping block.

Embrace Your Inner Whistleblower! (And Fight Retaliation Claims)

HR Daily Advisor

Bahm; but from the other perspective, it’s the ultimate betrayal by a divisive malcontent. The applicant or employee must have had a reasonable belief that conduct was unlawful when reported. In other words, says Cave, the complainer does not have to be right about complaint! Complaining about discriminatory or harassing conduct. Refusing to follow orders that would result in discrimination. Regarding adverse action, says Cave, the U.S.

An Employer Toolkit for Reasonable Accommodation

HR Daily Advisor

The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) has created an online “living” toolkit that continuously updates best and emerging practices in providing workplace accommodations. The contents of the toolkit’s “drawers” and other suggestions for reasonable accommodation were presented by Lou Orslene, a codirector at JAN and Deb Dagit, founder of Deb Dagit Diversity and former Chief Diversity Officer at Merck.

Managing Pay Equity in the Workplace

HR Daily Advisor

Pay equity is getting more attention in the media, and as the public becomes more aware of the pay gap issue, employees are raising questions internally with employers, according to Joseph Beachboard and Lara de Leon of Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act (Title VII) – prohibits discrimination with respect to compensation because of an individual’s race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

Everything You Need to Build Your Employee Handbook

Zenefits

The employee handbook is the holy grail of workplaces, and every employer should have one, regardless of size. Not having an employee handbook is one of the biggest mistakes small employers can make. Helps keep management and employees on the same page.

New Human Resource Initiatives for Forward-Thinking Businesses

HR Topics

There was a time when the main function of human resources was to make sure employees within the organization had what they needed to do their jobs successfully. Traditionally, it has been the administration and management of the human capital within a business. But times are changing and, as such, businesses must change the focus of their human resource initiatives to keep pace with the world in which we operate. Learn more here or register today!

HR for Small Business: How to Set Yourself Up for Success

Paycor

It takes hard work and dedication to create the right foundation and sustain success. Think about the businesses you admire. Chances are they understood the importance of human capital and instituted HR best practices that would support them while they were small and as they grew. The key to maintaining a successful business is developing excellent HR practices from the start. How to Structure the Handbook. Discrimination and harassment policies.

SHRM Exposition Special: Can Software Really Eliminate Employee Lawsuits?

HR Daily Advisor

The boldest claim at the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Annual Conference and Exposition comes from The Glasshouse Report, which promises that its new software can “eliminate employee lawsuits.” Just a few that caught the Daily Advisor’s eye: The Lawsuit Eliminator. Can The Glasshouse Report’s claim actually be true? Learn More. Nothing remains on the employer’s premises. Review your FCRA compliance.

The HR Data Department Part I

HR Examiner

“What we’re talking about here is the emergence of a new set of analytics-driven data-based elements of the HR department.” The HR Data Department. Over the next two to five years HR’s most important asset will be its data. The reasons are many.

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California HR Trends for 2017—Don’t Get Burned!

HR Daily Advisor

feels the pain of HR pros. Presenting at the recent Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Conference and Exposition in Washington, D.C., The new overtime regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) are a hot topic for everyone in HR, but how do these changes in the salary basis test for white collar overtime exemptions impact California? Siegel notes that it’s the first time the feds have a higher threshold than the Golden State.

How to Select and Implement an HRIS You’ll Love

HR Payroll Systems

HRIS solutions offer a large number of benefits for companies, including saving valuable HR time, attracting top talent, and even saving the company money. However, choosing the right HRIS for your company can be a long and costly process. Not to mention the document was enormous.