Human Resources News & Insights

What? Hooded sheets plus a noose, and firm still skirts harassment charge

Despite mountains of damning evidence, one employer avoided losing a racially hostile workplace lawsuit. The ruling serves as a reminder to HR pros everywhere on the importance of clear policies and consistent follow-through.

Sexual harassment: The damage is wider than you think

Everyone knows sexual harassment harms its  direct victims. But new research shows harassment — especially when it goes unpunished — can have a damaging ripple effect on all company employees, male and female.