It may only be August, but with Halloween decorations already showing up in stores it will not be long before we are [hopefully] attending holiday parties and watching our favorite holiday movies with the family. In my house, there is an annual tradition after Thanksgiving to watch National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. This classic comedy contains […]
The past year has undoubtedly been one of the most challenging in history for employers. Between attempting to keep workforces employed, to balancing the books, to keeping customers and clients safe and healthy, businesses of all sizes have faced one challenge after another. When remote work became near universal in many industries, some employers began […]
Should the allegations against Cuomo prove true, it is very likely that he will be found liable for sexual harassment and (among other things) need to resign from his position.
Beginning January 1, 2021, an amendment to the California Code of Regulations section on prevention of harassment and discrimination (2 CCR § 11023 et seq) will take effect.
Training and Education are just a singular component of organization change. You need to be able to allow for open and constructive dialogue around historically taboo topics in the workplace.
The Elephant in the Room: Employees May be Gone During Coronavirus but Harassment and Discrimination Remain
By March 23, 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic had ground the economy nearly to a halt, people were (and still are) terrified.
Few industries have a greater history of machoism and exploitation of female employees than commercial aviation. Looking back throughout history, you find female flight attendants outfitted in short skirts, pilots bragging about their conquests in various destinations, and an overall attitude of cockpit disrespect toward flight crew. A recent lawsuit filed by a female flight […]
This massive settlement illustrates the depth of issues a business can face when it allows discrimination and harassment to exist in its organization.
Last week the Illinois General Assembly approved legislation that would require all employers in that state to conduct mandatory sexual harassment training. If signed into law by Illinois Governor Pritzker, this law would take effect on July 1, 2020 and would be the most comprehensive of its kind in the country. Given the substantial implications […]