Relying on employee complaints, the number of policy claims, and conducting investigative procedures are archaic methods to assess workplace harassment and bias. A reactive strategy will not only hurt your...Read more > >
Employers in California and New York must now meet new requirements to provide sexual harassment prevention training to all of their employees. Do you know how your company plans to...Read more > >
Companies that make bad hires pay the price. Placing someone in a role they’re not fit for can cost your company hundreds of thousands of dollars, stemming from costs of...Read more > >
For years, a common fear for businesses has been that employees might use social media in ways that hurt the company. Everything from sharing confidential information, misrepresenting the views of...Read more > >
Last month, I had the pleasure of attending the fifth annual Watermark Conference for Women in the Silicon Valley. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the organization, Watermark’s...Read more > >
I served on California’s Fair Employment and Housing Council (previously the Fair Employment and Housing Commission) for more than seven years (appointed first by Gov. Schwarzenegger and later by Gov....Read more > >
During 2018 we saw the ongoing impact of the #MeToo movement on harassment law and practice around the world. As we enter 2019, this sharp global focus on combating harassment...Read more > >
In 2019, HR professionals will experience a new paradigm in employee relations and the strategies they’ve used for the last 25 years will no longer be effective; old strategies will...Read more > >
December brings with it a big challenge for company leaders: how to balance spreading holiday cheer with minimizing the corporate risk that can be associated with the company holiday party....Read more > >
About a month ago, I participated in a conference for ethics and compliance professionals— people who manage enterprise risk stemming from antitrust, intellectual property, privacy, information security, and other business...Read more > >
When I first began advocating for training all employees on sexual harassment prevention, a few companies agreed that this would be an effective way to address workplace harassment. But most...Read more > >
If I didn’t lose you with the title, then you’re open-minded, and I appreciate that. I certainly know it’s a scary time for women—the past year has made it very...Read more > >
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In retrospect, we should have expected 2019 to be the year of sexual harassment prevention training. As the #MeToo movement swirled and grew, it became clear that something needed to...
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There is a monumental seismic shift occurring throughout the country, but given California’s reputation as the place where seismic shifts are most likely to occur, it’s no surprise that it...