Bookmark This! Anti Harassment Edition

HR Bartender

This post has been a long time in the works. My two-cents is the panel said some things that human resources professionals, and the organizations they’re a part of, need to take very seriously. And anti-harassment policies are only the beginning.

Launch Online Training to Target Desired Behaviors

Grovo HR

Changing behaviors is hard — even if the behavior is just getting people to take training! We can’t rely on our employees to be compelled to enter our platforms just because we tell them that it’s “suggested” or “required” training. The thing is, the most relevant and effective training content in the world will only be effective if people consume it. The first mistake we make is relying on the one-time assignment notification to do everything.

Preventing Harassment In the Workplace

Reflektive

The “Me Too” Movement has brought harassment into the spotlight, highlighting the need to create a safe, inclusive workplace for all employees. But preventing harassment in the workplace requires more than a line in the company handbook. . While it starts with a formal, clearly stated policy, stopping harassment is really about a culture change. Defining Workplace Harassment. How to Prevent Harassment in the Workplace.

Tips to Combat Harassment in the Workplace

HR Daily Advisor

Employers are often looking for ways to better combat harassment in the workplace. Some of the most obvious prevention methods include: Source: energyy / iStock / Getty Images Plus. The current policies should be easy to find so that employees always know their rights.

The Role of Tech & AI in Helping Employees Feel Safe and Respected at Work.

Speaker: Claire Lew, CEO of Know Your Company, & George Swisher, CEO of LiiRN

They'll expose how technology and artificial intelligence can help prevent and predict issues of sexual harassment, diversity and inclusion before they become an avalanche internally or worse, publicly – and how they cannot.

71 Percent of Organizations Offer Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

ATD Human Capital

Sexual harassment in the workplace isn’t new, but the topic has gained attention recently. The U.S. ” The EEOC also states that prevention is the best way to combat such unwanted behavior.

Essential Facts to Know Regarding Sexual Harassment Training

UpstartHR

With the current discussion surrounding sexual harassment and sexual allegations, it’s more important than ever for HR professionals to cover all the bases when it comes to compliance training. Even though behavior that might be considered sexual harassment might seem rather obvious in this day and age, it’s often more nuanced than most employees might consider. More Males Report Sexual Harassment Than Females. General Discrimination Harassment sponsor

The Importance of Providing Sexual Harassment Training

Tandem HR

We’ve seen over a dozen high profile sexual harassment cases in the media over the past year. Victims began the #metoo movement in late 2017, a hashtag used on social media to demonstrate the widespread prevalence of sexual assault and harassment, especially in the workplace.

EEOC Busy: Focus on Sexual Harassment

HRWatchdog

The EEOC continues to collect money from employers in lawsuits and settlements for sexual harassment. The U.S. The case alleged that the employer conducted employment testing, including strength testing, for certain positions that unfairly discriminated against female workers.

Listening for Sexual Harassment

HR Gazette

He’s so nasty, what a pervert, I was so creeped out,…” was just some of the water cooler commentary I would hear about one supervisor I worked with many years ago. I asked who in the world is hiding behind a tree, why didn’t you say something?” “Oh my goodness!

Charting Your Course Through Changing Regulations

Speaker: Bonnie Treichel, Senior Consultant & CCO, Multnomah Group

The world of work is changing. For employers, the multistate workforce allows the opportunity to cast a broader net to attract the best and brightest talent to the workplace. Today it is easier than ever to have employees in multiple cities across several states.

Sexual Harassment: HR Needs Help

HRExecutive

Picture this: The company you work for is flourishing. The newest addition to the executive team, John, the CFO, has a great vision for the company and is an easygoing, thoughtful guy to boot. Now there are numerous vacancies from women who have left the company.

Setting the Tone: Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

HRWatchdog

Don’t wait – train employees on the type of disrespectful conduct that could lead to a hostile work environment. Sexual harassment is not a problem of the past, as recent news reports highlight. What tone is being set at the office?

Maine Imposes New Harassment Training Requirements, Increases Violation Penalties

HR Daily Advisor

With the #MeToo movement seemingly everywhere in the news, it’s important for all employers to review their sexual harassment training practices. Maine recently amended its sexual harassment training law to impose additional requirements on employers in the state.

Sexual Harassment Happens Across Industries: Train Your Workplace to Prevent Harassment

HRWatchdog

Sexual harassment affects all types of workplaces. The media has recently focused on high-profile sexual harassment cases involving Hollywood moguls, politicians and industry leaders. The case settled, and the worker will receive $25,000 as part of the settlement.

New York’s Sexual Harassment Training Requirement Goes Into Effect October 9

Grovo HR

On October 9, 2018, New York will join California, Connecticut, and Maine as the fourth state in the nation to require mandatory training in sexual harassment prevention for all organizations statewide. New York City is doing its own part too, with additional training legislation going into effect in April 2019. These new laws are part of a comprehensive set of legislation passed on the heels of the #metoo movement. Here’s What You Need to Know.

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The Tone Starts at the Top: Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

HRWatchdog

Statistics show that sexual harassment remains a big problem for employers. Sexual harassment is not a problem of the past. Lately, it seems that not a week goes by without another news report on allegations of rampant harassment at high-profile companies.

Can Sexual-Harassment Training Backfire?

HRExecutive

An article in the British newspaper The Guardian has sparked new debate in HR circles over whether sexual-harassment training can cause more harm than good. Some of the research pointing in this direction is more than a decade old. harassment HR profession trainin

3 EEOC targets to address in your harassment training

HR Morning

The EEOC just issued proposed enforcement guidance on workplace harassment, and it provides a window into the kinds of things the agency’s now looking to prevent – through litigation, if necessary. . Harassment with no intended victim. Harassment outside the office.

Why Isn’t Workplace Sexual Harassment Training Working?

HR Daily Advisor

As I write this article, the newspapers and airwaves are filled with more reports of alleged sexual harassment in workplaces around the country. It’s as though the media has suddenly discovered a whole new world of discrimination to report on. The question is, why?

Preventing Sexual Harassment is More Than Just Training

Acacia HR Solutions

You would have had to be living under a rock to not have heard of all the sexual harassment allegations being brought forward these days. Celebrities, politicians and the like are all being publicly shamed for their crude and inappropriate behavior.

Combating Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

HR Gazette

Prevention is the best weapon against any form of sexual harassment. Harassment doesn’t stop on its own. It’s likely to become worse if the problem isn’t properly addressed. But what are the steps to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace? .

Sexual Harassment Prevention Strategies

HR C-Suite

Although workplace equality has come leaps and bounds in the last few decades, sexual harassment is still a very serious issue. Featured Productivity healthy workplace cultures sexual harassment sexual harassment prevention

Thoughts on Sexual Harassment—a Personal Perspective

HR Daily Advisor

I do a lot of antiharassment training. I also point out that the fact that no one has protested a sexually charged atmosphere doesn’t mean it’s not a problem for the employer. I’m old enough to remember when sexual harassment wasn’t illegal. The Hole in the Front Step.

8 Sex Harassment Myths

Workplace Coach

Sex harassment – so obvious we think we know what it means and is. I never asked her for sex and so it wasn’t sex harassment. Who said sex harassment was about sex? Sexual harassment includes repeated insults, innuendos and touches that have little to do with romance.

EEOC Reconvenes Workplace Harassment Task Force

HRWatchdog

The task force will hear from a variety of panelists during the meeting. The #MeToo movement continues to focus on workplace sexual harassment, and, this week, a federal agency reconvened a task force on the same issue. The U.S.

Dear ReWorker: How Do I Handle a Sexual Harassment Claim?

Cornerstone On Demand

Dear ReWorker, We recently had a sexual harassment complaint about an employee. Aside from the internal sexual harassment complaint, the internet posts bother me very much. The situation certainly does not make the company look good and it tells me a lot about the employee's moral and ethical standards. Can I fire him for the complaint as well as what I found out on the Internet? Is His Online Behavior Just Icky, or Is It Illegal?

Steps for Reducing Workplace Harassment in 2018

Synergy

With media coverage of workplace harassment at an all-time high, there’s no question that the topic has become the focus of millions of people worldwide. ” Enact Proactive Policies and Training. Proper leadership at the top sets this mentality for the entire company.

Sexual harassment in the Harvey Weinstein era: 3 ways to go beyond standard training

HR Morning

From the Harvey Weinstein and Bill O’Reilly scandals to the #MeToo movement on social media, sexual harassment is on everybody’s minds. The scandals have shed light on just how persistent workplace harassment still is in spite of the fact that 90% of U.S.

Sexual Harassment: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

HRWatchdog

The #MeToo movement took off in October 2017 to demonstrate the widespread prevalence of sexual harassment, especially in the workplace. Unfortunately, sexual harassment in the workplace is not a recent phenomenon. Harassment white paper

Compliance expert: Anti-sexual harassment training needs to start with this …

HR Morning

Leader accountability is the key to more effective anti-sexual harassment training, says Dr. Marsha Ershaghi Hames. . Business leaders have the power – and responsibility – to prevent sexual harassment, misconduct and abuse in the workplace, especially through their anti-sexual harassment training. The higher up one is in an organization, the greater the risk. Most importantly, the human cost is irreversible.

Sexual Harassment: Was Employee Subjected to Unwelcome Workplace Harassment?

HR Daily Advisor

A recent case from the Tennessee Court of Appeals acts as a reminder of the importance of implementing and enforcing policies aimed at preventing sexual harassment in the workplace. Shortly after the bathroom-stripping incident, the employee sued Wendy’s.

Sexual Harassment; the silent epidemic.

Investipro

With as often as you hear of new sexual harassment cases in the news, you may wonder why I refer to Sexual Harassment as the silent epidemic. But the silent side of sexual harassment can, and is, happening throughout all industries, in all size companies across the US.

#MeToo: 72% of Workers Who Experience Sexual Harassment at Work Do Not Report It

HR Daily Advisor

Thanks to the #MeToo movement, more victims are feeling empowered to come forward about workplace sexual harassment, but according to a new CareerBuilder survey, the majority continue to keep quiet. Harassment employees fired sexually harassed workplace

High-Tech Harassment Another Worry for Employers

HR Daily Advisor

Courts have allowed employees to establish harassment through the use of email alone, as well as in conjunction with other forms of physical and verbal misconduct. The “harmless” flirtations or jokes (about age, nationality, religion, etc.)

Appellate Court Upholds $500,000 Jury Verdict for Disability Harassment

HR Daily Advisor

A jury awarded an employee with a speech impediment $500,000 because he was harassed by a supervisor who mimicked his stutter. The central issue on appeal was whether the supervisor’s conduct was sufficiently severe or pervasive to constitute disability harassment.

Sexual Harassment Nightmare at a Small Business

Stratus

There’s almost nothing worse than a sexual harassment lawsuit filed against your small business. One of my employees was doing a wash on a client and the unthinkable happened. I wasn’t there so I don’t know exactly what transpired, but the end result was a harassment suit filed against my business. What I do know is what I, the business owner, went through. It turns out my experience isn’t that different from other small businesses in the same situation.

Facebook invites HR pros to steal its sexual harassment policy

HR Morning

In the wake of surging workplace sexual harassment allegations across all industries, Facebook is taking a drastic step. While the company admits its policy isn’t perfect, it is thorough and effective. Policy, training, investigation process & more.

DFEH Updates Required Harassment Prevention Pamphlet; Issues Guidance

HRWatchdog

Make sure you hand out sexual harassment prevention pamphlets that comply with the law. Although the DFEH refers to the printable information sheet as a “poster,” it is really just an information sheet. Learn more about what HRCalifornia can do for you.

EEOC outlines 4 new approaches to fight workplace harassment

HR Morning

Workplace harassment is virtually an epidemic these days — the EEOC says a third of the nearly 100,000 charges it receives annually now include a harassment allegation. But the agency’s taking steps to help both workers and managers handle the problem.