Sexual Harassment and HR’s Perception Problem

i4cp

Here we are, six months after the #metoo hashtag caught fire. What progress has been made (if any) in terms of how organizations are responding to claims of transgressive behavior in the workplace? As i4cp reported earlier this year, the results of a pulse survey we fielded on the topic of sexual harassment and how organizations are responding to the issue identified distinct areas that can and should be improved upon, starting with HR.

7 Strategies for Preventing Sexual Harassment at Work

EverFi - HR

On any given day, you can do a Google search for “sexual harassment,” click on the “News” link, and find dozens of headlines about recent sexual harassment allegations. The stories cross geographies and industries and they show how little has been invested in preventing sexual harassment at work. No company is immune to the need to create and maintain a workplace that is free of harassment. Lighten Up on the Legalese.

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Law Firm Subject of Gender Pay Discrimination Lawsuit

Trusaic

Six lawyers from Jones Day have filed a class-action lawsuit alleging an array of gender discrimination claims against the law firm, including pay discrimination, sexual harassment, and stifled advancement. This is the second lawsuit filed against Jones Day.

Following the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, what challenges do HR now face?

CakeHR

You would have had to have been living under a rock to have missed the #metoo movement and the aftermath. Thankfully, strength comes in numbers and as so many people took to social media to protest, others who had remained quiet for so long finally gained the courage to speak out.

DEI & the Academy Awards: New Film Industry Guidelines Address Diversity & Inclusion

Trusaic

The U.S. million individuals and over 93,000 businesses; it has operations in all 50 states, falls under the jurisdiction of 19 different unions, with 1,300 schools devoted to issuing certificates and terminal degrees in the field, and pays out $177 billion in annual wages.

From bystander to upstander

CLO Magazine

We’ve changed the laws. We’ve mandated sexual harassment prevention training. Up until a couple years ago, anti-harassment training was usually organized in response to a specific incident or public moment. How these trainings work. In the moment.

California DFEH Sues Activision Blizzard for Systemic Discrimination

Trusaic

Following a two-year investigation, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) sued the entertainment gaming giant, Activision Blizzard for systematic discrimination on July 21, 2021. In cases related to misconduct, action was taken to address the issue.”

Time’s Up: I Am Woman, Hear Me Roar

HR Daily Advisor

“So I want all the girls watching here, now, to know that a new day is on the horizon! And when that new day finally dawns, it will be because of a lot of magnificent women, many of whom are right here in this room tonight, and some pretty phenomenal men, fighting hard to make sure that they become the leaders who take us to the time when nobody ever has to say ‘Me too’ again.” – Oprah Winfrey at the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards.

Without Retention, Diversity Efforts Fall Short

Reflektive

Building diversity in the workplace is an initiative HR leaders cannot afford to miss. Companies with diverse workforces are proven to deliver higher performance and greater innovation. Therefore, many technology companies are directing large sums of money to increase internal diversity metrics and cultivate a broader pipeline of minority candidates. Despite investment in equal-opportunity hiring practices, diversity numbers are unimpressive Click To Tweet.

Companies Rethinking NDAs with Discrimination Settlements

Trusaic

When companies lay off employees and offer them severance packages, it’s not uncommon to have them sign a non-disclosure agreement, which effectively prevents them from saying anything disparaging about the company after they leave. ” The challenge for employers is clear.

Not Enough: Diversity and Inclusion and Why It’s Falling Short Right Now

Flimp Communications

We thought we were getting our feet under us and settling into the new normal the pandemic pushed us into. But the protests and unrest of the last few weeks are forcing further self-assessment. There have been plenty of protests over the past decade.

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Workforce Diversity

CakeHR

What is workforce diversity and why does it matter? Individuals, companies and indeed the collective culture is beginning to embrace the benefits of having a diverse workforce. The Business case for Diversity & Inclusion (D&I).

How to Take Action: Strategies for Creating a More Diverse and Inclusive Workplace in 2018

HR Daily Advisor

The volatility of 2017 further surfaced a number of longstanding and important issues, like racial and gender equality and diversity of thought in the workplace. While these issues aren’t new, the political climate created an environment where we all proactively address diversity and inclusion more frequently, bringing it to the forefront of workplace conversations, values and policies. as the pressure to address diversity increases.

NLRB: Labor Laws Cannot be Used to Protect Racists

Trusaic

The National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) is the primary federal agency responsible for making decisions on workplace issues surrounding union activity. In a new decision called General Motors , the NLRB provides some insight into how to answer this question.

This vaccination metric can teach us a lot about diversity and inclusion efforts

EverFi - HR

Universal vaccination is the light at the end of the tunnel for the COVID-19 pandemic. The science is clear — the more people who develop immunity through vaccination or surviving COVID infection, the harder it is for the virus to spread.

Choosing an Online Compliance Training Vendor for Your Company?

EverFi - HR

Online corporate compliance training is becoming an increasingly important tool across all types of organizations. Some may consider online compliance training to meet guidelines required by an outside organization or state and federal regulations. Take The Survey!

Who’s Calling, Please? DFEH Will Survey Employers About Anti-Harassment and Diversity Policies

HRWatchdog

The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) recently announced that it will conduct a telephonic survey of California employers to ask questions about their anti-harassment and diversity policies. The intent of the survey is to develop a clearer picture of how California employers manage diversity and harassment issues, including anti-harassment and diversity policies. Harassment complaint procedures.

Australia Enacts Gender Equality Bill

Trusaic

Australia continues the global movement towards pay equity. The Australian state of Victoria, which includes the City of Melbourne, recently signed and enacted their first ever Gender Equality Bill. The law is slated to take effect on March 31, 2021. Employers in the U.S.

Diversity in the Workplace – Do You Have What Women Want?

Blu Ivy Group

#MeToo Movement Sheds Light on Gender Diversity Gaps In Employer Brands. sexual harassment and abuse in the workplace. before women are accorded the equity and respect that they deserve, and that is. The research also supports our. in place (International Labor Org), policies are not enough to shift the brand and culture. Until we get these numbers more balanced, the programs, policies and succession. Lewd Comments and Sexual Harassment.

6 of the Biggest Threats to an Effective Workplace Training Program

EverFi - HR

Organizations have been providing harassment training for employees for a number of years, and in some areas, state and federal government agencies have been requiring it too. The opportunity cost of pulling employees away from their regular duties; and . Not using data.

Pat yourselves on the back, employers. EEOC Charges dipped to a new 27-year low!!!??

The Employer Handbook

Y’all must work in the most compliant workplace in America. Speaking of which… Last Friday, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced ( here ) its Fiscal Year 2019 Enforcement and Litigation Data. In 2019, the agency recovered $68.2M By U.S.

Choosing a Compliance Training Vendor for Your Company?

EverFi - HR

Online corporate compliance training is becoming an increasingly important tool across all types of organizations. Some may consider online compliance training to meet guidelines required by an outside organization or state and federal regulations. Take The Survey!

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. By now, you should be aware of the numerous benefits that employee engagement brings to the workplace – if not, you haven’t read enough of our articles !

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 project was so successful—both for Belch academically and with the players at Stanford—that Shaw wanted to push him to grow the thesis into a business—which is exactly what happened.

45 HR Trends and Predictions to Watch Out For in 2019

CakeHR

The Human Resource industry has gone through massive evolutions over the past decades. And 2019 will be another big year for the HR. There will be a renewed focus on employee productivity and well-being, and the rise of AI-driven HR tech will make the HR more agile and efficient. Below are the 2019 HR trends and predictions we’ve compiled from all over the Internet. This prediction is based on the renewed focus on diversity in the workplace.

HR Priorities for Healthcare Organizations in 2019

Precheck

We asked a number of healthcare leaders about what they see as major priorities for HR professionals in the industry in the coming year. Recruiting and Diversity. Healthcare jobs will rank among the fastest-growing sectors in the United States through 2026, with about 2.3 million new jobs, according to projections by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. We need to ensure we are reaching those diverse populations effectively and providing equitable care.”.

How Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin Is Driving Culture Renovation (i4cp login required)

i4cp

Leadership accountability is the first order of business in a new administration, governmental or commercial. And he wants those reports to include leaders’ assessments of what is and isn’t working when it comes to prevention training and accountability measures instituted. The U.S.

5 Tips to Launching an Effective Learning Management & Employee Development Program

Visibility Software HR

It is an investment that’s likely to pay off. And the benefits don’t stop there. Reduced turnover , higher employee engagement levels, increased innovation and improved risk management are some of the additional benefits companies realize when they implement a formal training and career development program. Training also serves as a recruiting tool – you’re more likely to attract and keep good employees if you offer them development opportunities.

New Study Reveals 6 Leadership Megatrends Changing the Workplace

HR Daily Advisor

With all the buzz around sexual harassment, many would assume that it would be the number one thing bothering the C-suite. However, a new study shows that’s not the case. . The biggest worry on executives’ minds, around the world, isn’t recession, global competition, or labor relations. New data shows that what’s keeping C-suite executives up at night is their people strategies.

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Disparate Treatment: An Overview for HR

Digital HR Tech

” In the aftermath of George Floyd’s public murder in May 2020 and subsequent Black Lives Matter protests, many organizations in the US were confronted with the reality of discrimination and systemic racism, and their impact on society.

6 Trends That Will Define HR in 2018

Reflektive

At least, that’s what we heard from the analysts, customers, partners, and experts we reached out to in order to get a sense from the HR community of what to expect in the next year. Associate Professor, Academic Director of HCM at NYU, notes that the strategic role of HR continues to rise. “HR is not only at the table but in the engine room of every organizations,” Tavis says. Everybody needs to learn fast.”

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The values-driven leader

CLO Magazine

On January, 8, 2021, Bradley Rukstales , CEO of data analytics firm Cogensia, was fired by his board of directors after participating in the mob that stormed the nation’s capital. It was a huge learning experience.” It’s about making room for more people at the party.

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. How can men put the theory into practice at work? We’ll examine experts’ answers to these complex problems with the working relationships that are key to the success of American business.

The Disturbing Signs That We Have A Long Way To Go In Closing The Workplace Gender Gap

Kevin Sheridan

The #MeToo movement has shined a powerful spotlight on the gender gap in the workplace. Not only did it reveal the prevalence of sexual harassment in the workplace, but it also highlighted the continued persistence of gender inequality. and LeanIn.Org provides clear evidence of how men and women come into the working world in roughly equal numbers, but women immediately fall behind. cents on the dollar.

6 Changes Your Company Must Make To Develop More Female Leaders

SuccessFactors

The most recent allegations of sexual harassment by management and subsequent apathy by HR at hot tech startup Uber have once again brought to the fore the lack of progress we’ve made in gender equality. What Susan Fowler’s story highlights is that not only do women face direct discrimination from managers and peers, when they speak out they often feel the backlash in their opportunities for advancement. To find out, you need to look at the root causes.