Human Resources News & Insights

Workplace investigations: Handling employee complaints and problems successfully

We live in a litigious world, and nowhere is that truer than in the workplace. Especially since the #MeToo era began, workplace investigations have come under increased scrutiny.

Sexual harassment: How smart companies train people not to act stupid

Just this month, a Chicago restaurant agreed to fork over $100,000 to settle a sexual harassment charge filed by the EEOC. And a Nashville, TN, company was ordered to fork over $30,000 in compensatory damages as well as back pay to three teenaged female employees who were sexually harassed by their 38-year-old manager.

What would you do? Employees slamming company on blog

Periodically, we ask three HR managers how they’d handle a difficult situation at work. Today’s problem: Employees are saying negative things about the company on the Internet.