Bookmark This! Anti Harassment Edition

HR Bartender

This post has been a long time in the works. At this year’s WorkHuman Conference, pioneered by Globoforce , there was an incredible panel moderated by Wharton professor Adam Grant that included journalist Ronan Farrow, actor Ashley Judd, and social activist Tarana Burke.

Conference Twitter Primer #HRtechConf 2018

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Once again using HRmarketer software, we analyzed the #HRTechConf conference website and tweets to come up with the following Conference Twitter Primer — all the information you need to socially prepare for the world’s largest HR technology conference and exposition hall!

Conference Twitter Primer Unleash World Conference and Expo #Unleash18

HRmarketer

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)

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?

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

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.

Philadelphia moves one step closer to requiring sexual-harassment training for all City employees

The Employer Handbook

Now, it’s up to the voters. Yesterday, on International Women’s Day, Philadelphia City Council passed a bill that will require the City to provide sexual-harassment training to all of its employees and officers. Consider the guidance from the U.S.

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. 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

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.

Philadelphia moves one step closer to requiring sexual-harassment training for all City employees

The Employer Handbook

Now, it’s up to the voters. Yesterday, on International Women’s Day, Philadelphia City Council passed a bill that will require the City to provide sexual-harassment training to all of its employees and officers. In May, when City residents go to the polls, they will decide whether to amend the Home Rule Charter to require this annual training. Joined by the other “Women of City Council” ( Jannie L.

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

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?

Globoforce Announces Business Executive Kat Cole as Keynote Speaker for WorkHuman 2019 Conference

Globoforce

October 16, 2018 – Globoforce ® ,a leading provider of human applications, today announced business executive, Chief Operating Officer and president of FOCUS Brands North America, Kat Cole as a keynote speaker for its WorkHuman ® 2019 conference, March 18-21, in Nashville, Tenn.

#CAHR18 Wrap Up: Why HR is Out of this World

Workology

This week I attended the California HR Conference in Long Beach. This was a chance for me to reflect on how much the profession has changed since I started in HR back in 2003. Of course, we are still talking about compliance issues like meal breaks and exempt classification, but the conversation is shifting more […] Source. Conferences HR CHRO harassment training me too workplace culture

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.

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

HRmarketer

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. . Get The Plan.

Globoforce Announces Business Executive Kat Cole as Keynote Speaker for WorkHuman 2019 Conference

Globoforce

October 16, 2018 – Globoforce ® ,a leading provider of human applications, today announced business executive, Chief Operating Officer and president of FOCUS Brands North America, Kat Cole as a keynote speaker for its WorkHuman ® 2019 conference, March 18-21, in Nashville, Tenn. The annual WorkHuman conference, pioneered by Globoforce, is dedicated to helping educate, energize, and engage business and HR leaders to build a more human-focused work culture.

Bad Training is… bad! A #SHRM18 Interview with Patti Perez

hrpockets

One of the things I get excited about as a conference blogger is the chance to chat with some of the speakers ahead of the event. Okay, that was a cheesy set-up to spotlight the theme, let me move on!

#HotInHR: Backlash Builds Against Sexual Harassment in Silicon Valley, Gender Pay Gap in White House, Workplace Romances

HRmarketer

Every week we send a summary of funding announcements, M&A and partnership news from the HR marketplace. Backlash Builds Against Sexual Harassment in Silicon Valley – NYT. The upheaval over sexual harassment in the technology start-up industry mushroomed on Monday, with the resignation of a prominent Silicon Valley investor… Read more. Zero-hours contracts affect young people’s health, study finds – The Guardian.

EEOC offers sage advice on following checklists for harassment compliance

Ohio Employer's Law

Last June, the EEOC issued a comprehensive, bi-partisan report on harassment in the workplace. One such tool the EEOC provided was a series of four checklist for employers to use to create an effective harassment prevention program. Anti-harassment policies. Harassment reporting systems and investigations. Compliance training. Because the EEOC feels so strongly about the utility of these lists for employers, I’m sharing them in full.

And another thing…Her too

hrpockets

Another thing that unexpectedly took up a lot of brain space for me in 2018 goes all the way back to a conversation that started in 2015. For several years now I’ve been part of the SHRM Blog team that gets a pass to conference each year in exchange for writing about the event. Even though this was my third time being at annual conference, I still didn’t know a lot of the group and I kind of stuck to myself at these events and a handful of familiar faces.

#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.

June 2019 HR Events, Resources and Programs

HR Topics

June is fast approaching and that means so is the SHRM19 Annual Conference & Exposition! If you’re looking for the premier event to help take you to the next level in your HR career, then you don’t want to miss the June 2019 SHRM Conference.

These are the Highlights of the Women in HR Tech Summit

HRExecutive

From its exciting opening session on how to take advantage of the power of data to a closing session on how the nation’s largest employer is innovating within its recruiting process, this year’s edition of the Women in HR Technology Summit offers something for everyone.

How Can HR Combat Workplace Bullying?

HR Daily Advisor

Dealing with a bully, whether on the playground or the workplace, can be a traumatic, not to mention energy-sapping, experience. When a bully is present, everyone stays on edge, never knowing when—or who—the bully will strike next. Learn more! The Workaholic.

Training in a Virtual World: The New Normal

HRExecutive

His boss, head coach Dave Shaw, realized Belch’s potential and didn’t want him to miss out on greater opportunities off the football field. At the time, Belch was also a graduate student who was working on a thesis that VR could improve football-player training.

The emerging role for tech in D&I

HRExecutive

Managing diversity in the workplace is more about the human side of HR than the technology side. With that in mind, the 2019 HR Technology Conference & Expo is offering attendees a chance to explore that emerging trend in a session titled New Technologies to Manage Workplace Diversity , part of the conference’s Women in HR Technology Summit. Employees should feel confident they will be encouraged to do the right thing,” she says.

Women in HR Technology Summit 2019: Focused and feature-packed

HRExecutive

From its exciting opening session on how to take advantage of the power of data to a closing session on how the nation’s largest employer is innovating within its recruiting process, this year’s edition of the Women in HR Technology Summit offers something for everyone.

4 Ways to Use Your Onboarding Technology For More Than Onboarding

HR Bartender

SilkRoad recently launched an online resource center showcasing how Human Resource Management Systems can benefit your bottom line. Enjoy the post!). Let’s start at the beginning. If you’re not familiar with the term, unitaskers are items that can only do one thing.

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

5 Steps to Effective Workplace Harrassment Prevention Training

NCHRA

When I was thinking about what I wanted to present at HR West 2019 , it wasn’t hard to decide on a presentation around true harassment prevention. Seriously, 2018 was a crazy year not only because of the #MeToo movement, but also because of the legislation that followed.

#MeToo went viral. But, how big has it really been on social media?!? I’ve the got the numbers…

The Employer Handbook

On October 15, 2017, actress Alyssa Milano urged socal media user to share their stories of sexual harassment using the hashtag #MeToo. As have the millions of others who have used the hashtag since. How many times has the hashtag #MeToo been used on Twitter?

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employees sleeping at work during snow storm, recruiter sexually harassed me on a phone interview, and more

Ask a Manager

Whenever there is a snowstorm, the lab stays open and employees are expected to come to work unless they can make other arrangements with their supervisors, such as time off or reorganized schedules. Many of the employees have long commutes and families. The company has the policy that in case of a snow storm, the employees can obtain cots and toiletry kits from the security department and sleep in offices and conference rooms.