Collection: Harassment Prevention
3486 retaliation charges in Florida vs. 49 in South Dakota—is there a “Retaliation Belt?” Maybe. But here’s why employers should always be careful to avoid a retaliation claim regardless of where they do business.
To stand out in today’s insurance market, your brokerage needs to offer clients from NY to CA a comprehensive workplace harassment prevention solution.
An employee comes to you and says something like, “I don’t want anyone to get in trouble…..BUT…._______ is happening and it is really bothering me”. What you do next is incredibly important.
Workplace harassment costs can rack up to hundreds of thousands—or millions—of dollars for your business. And those are just the direct costs.
Q: Do we have to let the employee who complained about sexual harassment know what the consequences were for the accused individual? A: You do not need to notify the employee of what the consequences were for the accuser, but you can let the employee know that a thorough investigation took place and the accusations brought […]
I recently had the pleasure to moderate KPA’s first HRCI approved human resources webinar, “Sexual Harassment & #MeToo,” presented by Alec Beck, a partner at FordHarrison. Yep, it’s a topic that continues to make waves and, judging by all the questions that came in from our audience, it’s still causing employers a lot of heartburn. […]
With sexual harassment all the rage in the news over the past few months, certain egregious violations are quite apparent. However, when I overheard some people at a restaurant saying that they’re on edge in the workplace, as if every action may be held against them, I knew it was time to clarify what exactly […]
Harvey Weinstein. Matt Lauer. Al Franken. Matt Dababneh. All of these men, of course, stand accused of committing sexual harassment, sexually inappropriate behavior, or worse with female colleagues. And, before we dismiss this as pervasive only among Hollywood stars or politicians, let’s acknowledge that it all too often happens to women in every profession. An […]
As a woman and a professional, my stomach is in knots with all the news about Harvey Weinstein and the various other “creeps” in the news these days. Automotive News recently conducted Project XX, a survey of 900+ women at all levels and in all segments of the auto industry. The results were jaw dropping, […]