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

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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. But, the franchise has a long way to go.

Conference Twitter Primer Unleash World Conference and Expo #Unleash18

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Using HRmarketer software, we analyzed the #Unleash18 conference website and tweets to come up with the following Conference Twitter Primer — all the information you need to socially prepare for this HR conference! The Basics.

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

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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?

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.

Religious Discrimination Hazards on the Rise

HR Daily Advisor

Religious discrimination hasn’t been a major concern for employers in recent years. There’s little case law on the subject and religious-based complaints rank low in the government’s charge statistics. In the late 1990s, such claims made up only about 2% of the U.S.

I got you a supercharged HR thinking cap to address harassment problems at work

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After a two year hiatus, the EEOC reconvened its Select Task Force on Harassment yesterday to hear from an array of scholars, attorneys, other stakeholders about ways to promote a harassment-free workplace. I’ll recap some of the highlights below and include links to the EEOC press release, the Opening Statements of the Task Force Co-Chairs, and Statements of Witnesses below. Discrimination and Unlawful Harassment Sex Sexual Harassment

I got you a supercharged HR thinking cap to address harassment problems at work

The Employer Handbook

After a two year hiatus, the EEOC reconvened its Select Task Force on Harassment yesterday to hear from an array of scholars, attorneys, other stakeholders about ways to promote a harassment-free workplace. I’ll recap some of the highlights below and include links to the EEOC press release, the Opening Statements of the Task Force Co-Chairs, and Statements of Witnesses below. Discrimination and Unlawful Harassment Sex Sexual Harassment

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

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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

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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.

Are Millennials responsible for the increase in harassment claims?

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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. What is the common denominator?

#HotInHR: How to Combat Sexual Harassment at Work, Corporate America’s Biggest Lie, US Labor Market Update

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Every week we send a summary of funding announcements, M&A and partnership news from the HR marketplace. Employees of Big French Cleaning Company Win Sexual Harassment Case (New York Times). PARIS — Five immigrant workers won a significant sexual harassment and discrimination case on Friday against one of France’s largest cleaning companies, but up to the moment they read the decision, they hardly thought they had a chance. Learn more. .

Is obesity a disability under ADA?

Business Management Daily

More than one-third of American adults—some 72 million people—are obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But generally, obesity alone does not qualify as a disability under the ADA. Mark came down with the flu and took leave from work.

I can do better than yesterday’s weak sauce “72 police officers” post

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I should have focused on the conscious bias instead. Yesterday, at the SHRM Conference , I was talking to a friend about his work in artificial intelligence in HR. Theoretically, one of the benefits of AI in the workplace is the ability to eliminate bias from employment decisions. So, I commented to my friend that the problem must be unconscious bias. Discrimination and Unlawful Harassment Pennsylvania Philadelphia

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

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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

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. 1, the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) , passed the U.S.

Illegal Discrimination in Tech? Hardly

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%? So, come join me on the Evil Side. Friday, September 03, 2010 Illegal Discrimination in Tech?

Increasing Gender Equality

HR Daily Advisor

Yesterday’s Advisor featured the first seven tips from Attorney Jonathan Segal on improving gender equality. Today, the rest of the story. Again, if you audit, consider doing it in such a way that the analysis is protected by privilege. Squash Harassment.

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

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I can guarantee you this assuming that you recover from the hysterical blindness, I’m told it’s only temporary. While I’m there, I’ve got another presentation on training tips for supervisors so that they don’t botch employee leave completely.

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

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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.

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

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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.

Will I see you at EEOC EXCEL today? It should be EXCELLENT! (See what I did there?)

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The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Training Institute is hosting its Examining Conflicts in Employment Laws (EXCEL) Training Conference in Washington, DC. . The EEOC touts EXCEL as “the premier national training conference for federal and private sector EEO managers, supervisors, practitioners, HR professionals, attorneys and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) specialists.” Source: [link].

Will I see you at EEOC EXCEL today? It should be EXCELLENT! (See what I did there?)

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The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Training Institute is hosting its Examining Conflicts in Employment Laws (EXCEL) Training Conference in Washington, DC. . The EEOC touts EXCEL as “the premier national training conference for federal and private sector EEO managers, supervisors, practitioners, HR professionals, attorneys and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) specialists.” Source: [link].

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.

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Another one bites the dust. Just minutes before the Today Show went live yesterday on NBC, network chairman Andy Lack released a statement saying that a colleague had come forward reporting “inappropriate sexual behavior” from host Matt Lauer. Sadly, the list needs updating.

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.

3 Steps to Protect Information While Leveraging Social Media

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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.,

#HotInHR: Tech Hiring Tons of Talent, Suit Aims To Keep LinkedIn Data Public, Workers Win Only 1% of Civil Rights Lawsuits

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Every week we send a summary of funding announcements, M&A and partnership news from the HR marketplace. Every Generation Wants Meaningful Work — but Thinks Other Age Groups Are in It for the Money – HBR. Upcoming Conferences. Term of the Week. Get The Plan.

Workplace Diversity: ‘The Era of Colorblindness is Over’

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It's heavily scrutinized in blogs, at conferences and during training sessions. That attention often focuses on how diversity affects the company — but what about how minorities' experiences affect people personally and professionally?

Employees: You Need to Read This

HR Bartender

Some of the best things about technology are the traditions they’re challenging. We’re beginning to change the way we do business because technology solutions allow us to do things differently. Take, for instance, the employee handbook. The employee’s manager goes to HR.

Equal Pay Is Not a Favor or a Perk; It’s the Law!

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The Equal Pay Act. State employment discrimination laws. Pew Research in 2016 determined: White and Asian men earn the most 100%+. If the pace of change in the annual earnings ratio continues at the same rate as it has since 1960, it will take another 40 years , until 2059, for men and women to reach parity. I recently cited these statistics at a conference and several people came up to me to ask how employers should best deal with pay equity.

Overcoming Microagressions & the Bystander Effect in the Workplace

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I love helping people and being the “go to” person to make things happen. When I support my team — even in the smallest way — and it helps them succeed, my personal success soon follows. But, in the past, there have been some people along the way that seem to think that because my job title includes the word “assistant” that makes me less somehow. Over the years, I’ve grown to have thick skin, and for the most part, I can brush it off.

What Is the Appropriate Discipline for Disrespectful Behavior – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

During the conversation, I asked my supervisor for a copy of the company policy on uniforms. He didn’t give it to me, but instead read me the policy. Later, he gave me a copy of the policy, but since he had already read the policy to me…I didn’t need it anymore so tore it up.

Recording Workplace Conversations – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

We’ve seen several instances in the media where a customer or bystander has recorded an employee interaction…and it’s gone viral. The Starbucks employee meltdown over a straw is the latest case in point. I wanted to know if he had the right to record the conversation.

Announcing the WorkHuman 2019 Agenda

Globoforce

We are now less than six months away from the most exciting HR and leadership event of the year – WorkHuman ! The conference will take over the Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville, March 18-21, for WorkHuman’s fifth anniversary. Cy Wakeman – everyone’s favorite workplace drama researcher – will also appear on the WorkHuman stage. I’m lucky enough to be a part of the team that helps craft the agenda for WorkHuman. By Sarah Payne —.

Announcing the WorkHuman 2019 Agenda

Globoforce

We are now less than six months away from the most exciting HR and leadership event of the year – WorkHuman ! The conference will take over the Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville, March 18-21, for WorkHuman’s fifth anniversary. Cy Wakeman – everyone’s favorite workplace drama researcher – will also appear on the WorkHuman stage. I’m lucky enough to be a part of the team that helps craft the agenda for WorkHuman. By Sarah Payne —.