In any group situation, it’s essential that everyone understands what constitutes appropriate and unacceptable behavior. In the workplace, a code of conduct, also referred to as a code of ethics, is the document that serves as the blueprint for comportment that every member of the organization is expected to follow. Some companies provide code of […]
On June 15, 2020, the United States Supreme Court ruled that discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation (and gender identity) is discrimination “on the basis of sex,” and is prohibited by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Over one year later, the agency charged with enforcing issues of discrimination in the […]
Understandably, most employees do not relish the thought of becoming a “whistleblower,” which is an individual who takes the bold step of reporting incidents of misconduct or noncompliance. It takes courage to move forward with a complaint without knowing what the outcome will be. Concerns range from being labeled as a “snitch” and becoming an […]
We give you access to a third-party ethics hotline for a good reason: to allow you to report possible incidents of misconduct that can be detrimental to you, your coworkers and the organization. Furthermore, by enabling you to make your report anonymously and confidentially, the hotline prevents the need to take the matter to your […]
As of July 1, 2021, New York City fast food employees cannot terminate their employees without “just cause” or “bona fide economic reasons.”
Social media platform settles a gender discrimination case involving its former Chief Operating Officer for $20 million. Following the settlement, Pinterest has made cultural and hiring changes, but the changes are mostly aimed at equality in pay and improving diversity, not at inclusion in thought among leaders.