Leader accountability is the key to more effective anti-sexual harassment training, says Dr. Marsha Ershaghi Hames. Here’s Hames, who advises corporate ethics and compliance programs, explaining why it’s so critical today — and how to build it into your company culture.————————————————————Where lies power, lies increased risk. Business leaders have the power – and responsibility – to […]
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reported in late January that it fielded 72,675 charges of workplace discrimination in 2019, the largest number alleging retaliation. Those figures don’t include any charges filed with state or local fair employment agencies, which EEOC does not report. The number was down slightly from 2018’s tally of more than […]
Workplace harassment is virtually an epidemic these days — the EEOC says a third of the nearly 100,000 charges it receives annually now include a harassment allegation. But the agency’s taking steps to help both workers and managers handle the problem.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on June 11 released updates to its document “What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws.” The guidance, presented in a Q&A format, is especially critical as more businesses prepare to re-open facilities for the first time since state governments issued stay-at-home […]
An allegation of pregnancy discrimination and retaliation by a manager at its headquarters is yet another blow to Google’s reputation as an employer.
As an HR pro, you’ve probably spent an obscene about of time on LinkedIn. Well, the networking site for business professionals is in damage control after the feds discovered it violated wage and hour laws.
The COVID-19 pandemic is dramatically changing how businesses operate. We’re attempting to re-open the economy and return to work as the virus continues to ravage the country. While some organizations and industries made the transition fully to remote work, others are either returning to in-person operations — or have been in-person this entire time. Those […]
One in three companies has been hit with a wage-and-hour claim in the past year. Could you be next?
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