Sexual Harassment Outside of Work

EverFi - HR

It may not be widely known, but employers are as responsible for sexual harassment outside of work as they are for harassment that occurs during work hours—when that harassment involves other employees, vendors, customers, or clients. As SHRM’s sample Sexual Harassment Out Of Work Policy and Complaint/Investigation Procedure states, “Employees are prohibited from harassing others both on and off the employer premises and during or outside of work hours.” .

Special from AEIS: Sexual Harassment vs. Sexual Assault vs. Sexual Battery

HR Daily Advisor

It seems that you can’t open a paper or watch a newscast without encountering another sexual harassment bombshell. Despite the broad coverage, however, there’s still confusion about the difference between sexual harassment, sexual assault, and sexual battery.

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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

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

I’m just going to leave some not-so-subtle hints here about how to up your company’s harassment-training game

The Employer Handbook

So today, I tip my hat to my friends at Wolters Kluwer Employment Law Daily who reported yesterday on SHRM’s “ Harassment-Free Workplace Series: A Focus on Sexual Harassment.” ” This is the first part of the SHRM series. For example.

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. What is the common denominator?

#MeToo Focus in the Caribbean #HRCruise2018

Women of HR

Editor’s Note: One of our regular contributors, Donna Rogers, recently participated as an attendee and speaker on the 2018 HR Conference Cruise. ” The inaugural cruise set sail in January 2017 and based on popularity and demand returned with two sailings in February 2018.

Cornerstone Report Details Effects of “Toxic Employees” in the Workplace

Cornerstone On Demand

They are the folks that always have something negative to say in a meeting. The ones who join the conference call halfway in, if they even bother to show up. They not only cause frustration, they can cause significant damages to the workplace.

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Women’s Male Allies Can Contribute to #MeToo Solutions

WorkHuman

One message from #MeToo is clear: When it comes to sexist treatment and harassment of women, men are the problem. There will be no solution to the ugliness brought to light by the #MeToo movement without men’s active participation. To learn more and register, click here.

Courageous Leaders, Courageous Workplaces #WorkHuman 2018

Women of HR

But does it ever evoke thoughts of the workplace, about being a courageous leader there, in the day to day minutia of the typical work day? Most of the time it shows up in simpler, much more subtle ways. Playing the Infinite Game. Courage in the Era of #MeToo.

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.

Announcing the WorkHuman 2019 Agenda

WorkHuman

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

WorkHuman

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 —.

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. The takeaway?

Bystander Intervention: A Critical Part of Effective Harassment Prevention

EverFi - HR

We’ve likely all heard the phrase, “if you see something, say something.” Now that phrase is making its way into workplaces around the country as organizations continue to look for new ways to address the age-old problem of harassment. Traditional harassment prevention has taken a primarily punitive tone—focused on what employees should not do, versus what they should do. 4 Pillars of Harassment Prevention Companies today are facing difficult workplace issues.

Co-working spaces: What every employer needs to know

Insperity

When co-working first came on the market, these workplaces were mainly marketed to independent contractors, freelancers and IT start-ups. The communal nature of co-working offices gave the self-employed some of the traditional benefits of working in a team environment, such as collaboration and professional interaction. Co-working office spaces will likely continue to grow in popularity as more and more businesses discover the conveniences they offer.

Why Open Offices Don’t Work & How Companies Can Make Them Effective Again

CakeHR

This piece isn’t just about evaluating the impact open offices have on employee morale, productivity and communication. The message has already been received loud and clear. The Open Office Started as the Anti-Cubicle Movement. But then the dilution began.

Raising the Bar: Eliminating ‘Unconscious Bias’ in the Workplace

HR Daily Advisor

Many people are unsure of the exact meaning of this term or they think it is some new age concept or perhaps the latest buzzword describing a new form of discrimination in the workplace. The individual recognizes that he or she is acting with a biased belief.

Solving HR’s Problems with a Chatbot

HRExecutive

With today’s intelligent tools, the smaller the problem, the better the answer. To the extent that you can define, describe and contain the thing you want to apply “intelligence” to, the more likely it is a solution that is feasible.

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Your Male Employees Are Running Scared!

The Tim Sackett Project

Ugh, I don’t even know if I want to write about this, but I just got back from the Recruiting Trends and Talent Tech Conference, and this one subject dominated most of my conversations in one way or another. As a gender, we’ve dug our own hole pretty deep over the years. One thing is very certain in my eyes, dudes are paying attention to what is happening around sexual harassment, and probably for the first time in our history!

15 Activities To Improve Diversity And Inclusion In The Workplace

Vantage Circle

Inclusion is making the mix work. 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. That’s where the concept of inclusion comes in.

my boss wants us to go on an all-day rafting trip, coworker’s parents are threatening to call HR about our friendship, and more

Ask a Manager

Some have been lunchtime learning, while some others border on silliness (like performing a short skit based on random objects). And about a year ago, we were all asked to do an online personality survey and then Michelle coordinated an off-site day where we were coached on the 16 personality types with the emphasis on leveraging success by knowing each other better. Earlier this month, invites went out for a company sales conference in August.

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. Ways to Create the Best Defense.

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. It's not an exclusive choice for one or the other.