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.

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!

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

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.

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.

…and in recent sexual harassment news, lots!

The Employer Handbook

Let’s get you caught up on all the news from the past few days. ” You might have heard about this lawsuit already and some of the scandalous facts. The City doesn’t already require this training already?” Sexual Harassment

Sexual Harassment has a major impact on NYC employers

OmegaHR Solutions

As I was sitting having dinner, by myself, I was watching the television as they discussed the Mayor of New York, Bill de Blasio, proposed changes in sexual harassment law in the city. So single employee companies are subject to this change in the law.

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 pape

#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

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. Sexual banter.

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.

Nearly Three out of Four Sexual Harassment Victims Don’t Report It

HRWatchdog

Even with the recent #MeToo movement, a majority of workplace sexual harassment victims do not report the incident. The #MeToo movement has swept through the nation and raised awareness of sexual harassment in the workplace.

And in other sexual harassment news….EVERYTHING!!!

The Employer Handbook

And here I thought we’d be able to make it to the weekend without another above-the-fold allegation of sexual harassment. Fortunately, I have some other helpful, related items… New sexual-harassment guidance from the EEOC coming soon. Jacquie Lee reporting for Bloomberg Law’s Daily Labor Report ( here ) writes that the U.S. 7 and the next day sent them to the Office of Management and Budget for approval.

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. Lessons Learned.

Why the ‘Pence Rule’ is exactly how you shouldn’t go about preventing sexual harassment

HR Morning

With new high profile sexual harassment allegations coming out on a daily basis, a lot of companies are considering policy changes and putting new protocols into place. The Pence Rule. After all, harassment can’t occur if men and women are never alone together, right?

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.

Five steps to investigating sexual harassment allegations effectively and sensitively

cipHR

As the EHRC requires FTSE 100 firms to explain their procedures for handling sexual harassment claims, conflict management expert Arran Heal offers advice for putting an appropriate response process in place. Sexual harassment on any level is obviously not tolerated.

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. Out of curiosity, I Googled this person and found several websites that list his name and include details about his inappropriate sexual activities and relationships. Aside from the internal sexual harassment complaint, the internet posts bother me very much. Can I fire him for the complaint as well as what I found out on the Internet?

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. The statistics provided by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) prove that fact.

Sexual harassment — same as it ever was

The Employer Handbook

On Tuesday, the EEOC announced here that it had resolved a sexual harassment lawsuit with a Dunkin Donuts franchise for $150,000. Well, two reasons: It gives me an excuse to highlight this excellent post from Jon Hyman at the Ohio Employer’s Law Blog.

Sexual harassment — same as it ever was

The Employer Handbook

On Tuesday, the EEOC announced here that it had resolved a sexual harassment lawsuit with a Dunkin Donuts franchise for $150,000. Well, two reasons: It gives me an excuse to highlight this excellent post from Jon Hyman at the Ohio Employer’s Law Blog.

#WorkTrends Preview: Workplace Sexual Harassment Via Chat Apps

TalentCulture

It’s 2017 and sexual harassment is still a problem in the workplace. So what can brands do to keep on communications on the cutting-edge and protect its employees from being exploited? Workplace Sexual Harassment Via Chat Apps.

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.

Hi Tech Sexual Harassment Is Here (Unfortunately)

Workology

Great, now we have the possibility of high tech sexual harassment As companies move into the world of virtual reality or augmented reality for the purposes of training they now have to worry about. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR harassment sexual harassment tech

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. Action-based learning: Listening up.

What might changes to sexual-harassment laws look like?

The Employer Handbook

The heck are you asking me for? The whole employment lawyer thing. Let’s do this… I’m going to skip the whole “unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few months” schtick and fast forward to this past Tuesday. Cuomo proposed a number of changes law that would impact how sexual harassment is addressed in the state. Employers cannot require employees to arbitrate sexual harassment claims.

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.

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?

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.

Sexual Harassment: The Workplace’s Dirty Little Secret

HR Daily Advisor

Recent headlines have been littered with numerous stories of sexual harassment, gender discrimination, and rape. And for real, our 41st president of the United States, George H.W. Sexual harassment text on cardboard. Hollywood is the perfect example.

Ep 100 – Frank Discussions About Sexual Harassment at Work & the Election

Workology

The Internet exploded last week on the topic of sexual misconduct and harassment for Republican Presidential Nominee, Donald Trump. According to a 2008 study by the Association of Women in Action, 54% of the respondents reported to have experienced some form of workplace sexual harassment. Episode 100: How Prevalent is Sexual Harassment at Work & What We Can Do About It? Quid pro quo is often sexual in nature.

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Equal Pay: #Metoo Is Not Just About Sexual Harassment

HR Daily Advisor

The #MeToo movement has focused on sexual harassment in the workplace, but employers should be cognizant of another major gender issue that has been the focus of regulatory agencies in recent years—equal pay.

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.

Want to keep settled sexual harassment claims confidential? It may cost you tax dollars.

The Employer Handbook

Last week, I wrote here about proposed legislation in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania that would outlaw confidential settlements of sexual harassment claims. Now, the feds are getting into the act. The latest word is that he will not resign.