Workplace bullies have always been on the scene. But they’re now being recognized as productivity killers and potential legal threats to employers. Some researchers claim one in every three employees will experience bullying at work. And the experts say bullying costs businesses more than $200 billion a year due to decreased productivity, increased absenteeism and […]
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.
Did you know that employers can be held liable if a customer harasses an employee? A personal care services provider will pay $250,000 to end a suit. The suit accused it of allowing caregivers to be harassed. It also said it retaliated against them when they complained. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission sued Joyvida, LLC. […]
With new high profile sexual harassment allegations coming out on a daily basis, a lot of companies are considering policy changes and putting new protocols into place. One new rule not to establish? The Pence Rule.