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How to avoid & manage sexual harassment claims

Jane E. Reddin

How to avoid & manage sexual harassment claims

a comprehensive guide for HR managers

by Jane E. Reddin

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Published by M. Lee Smith Publishers in Nashville, Tenn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sexual harassment -- Prevention.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesHow to avoid and manage sexual harassment claims
    StatementJane E. Reddin.
    SeriesHR executive special reports
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHF5549.5.S45 R43 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 44 p. ;
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL979067M
    ISBN 100925773247
    LC Control Number96016340
    OCLC/WorldCa34545142

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    Sexual harassment is a form of discrimination based upon sex. One of the interesting things that I have read in the past few weeks is a report by the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) about sexual harassment, company culture, and the #metoo movement. Activist investor wants outside review of Comcast’s ‘failures to prevent workplace sexual harassment’ by Christian Hetrick, Updated: Febru Arjuna Capital’s proposed resolution asks Comcast for an independent review and a report on the company's "failures to prevent workplace sexual harassment," citing the need to avoid.


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O'donnell. When an employee complains that he or she is experiencing sexual harassment of any type, the employer has a legal, ethical, and employee relations obligation to investigate the charges thoroughly.

The employer can't decide whether to believe the Author: Susan M. Heathfield. There are many ways to get the harassment to stop. Sexual Harassment in the Workplace explains your options and how to take action.

This book teaches you: Why sexual harassment occurs - How Title VII can protect you - What the EEOC and FEPA do and how to contact them - What steps your employer must take - Who you can turn to for help - How to Cited by: 5. They must also develop a policy for processing sexual harassment complaints.

Employees must be notified of these sexual harassment policies. Additionally, employers can provide company supervisors with training on preventing sexual harassment in the workplace. Some employers also discourage or forbid intra-office : Sally Hong.

How to Handle Harassment Complaints in Now more than ever, knowing how to handle harassment complaints is essential. Developing and implementing a strong complaint procedure will help your organization address harassment claims properly and avoid further ones.

The Sexual Harassment Handbook is the first book that gives you the insight to assess a sexual situation on the job and take effective action, before the lawyers are called situations involving sexual harassment can be prevented or resolved if you recognize what's happening and know what to do/5(11).

Sexual harassment has moved out of the shadows and into the limelight, as it should. Here are three practical steps companies can take to prevent it.

Here, we will offer some guidance on how to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace. Step 1: Create A Strong Sexual Harassment Policy Hopefully, you’ve already outlined the company’s sexual harassment policy in your employee handbook, where your employees have easy access to its contents.

1. Lawyer up. Sexual harassment or discrimination complaints can lead to serious liability, including punitive damages designed to punish the company for inappropriately handling the : Lynne Hermle. Combatting Sexual Harassment. I see four stages in dealing with sexual harassment.

Early resolution of an incident is better for the woman, for the man who harassed her, and for the organization. The longer a harassment situation continues, the longer-lasting are the impacts.

First there is prevention. One hard-to-avoid conclusion is that the media is another industry with a serious sexual harassment problem. Bill O’Reilly’s demise came as no particular shock, given his bullying demeanor. One of the most effective ways to avoid sexual harassment charges is to establish an environment that has a zero-tolerance policy for sexual harassment and enforces it.

Many companies hold sexual harassment seminars that all employees are required to attend, and then have them sign a sheet saying they completed the training. We've consulted experts in labour, employment law and human resources for their best advice on how to avoid a sexual-harassment disaster in your workplace.

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This protects the employer in case the alleged harasser is the employee’s direct supervisor. • Designate a female and male staff member from Human Resources to receive sexual harassment claims. Amid Weinstein Accusations, 3 Books on Workplace Sexual Harassment. three books delve into the topic of sexual harassment in the workplace: one is a deep dive into the case of Anita Hill.

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Many employees feel that when it comes to sexual harassment claims, human resources departments work "for the company, rather than for the employees.". This is part two of our Harassment in the Workplace series, in which we explore employees’ responsibilities for dealing with workplace harassment complaints.

If you haven’t yet, check out the HR version here. Being a manager or supervisor is not something to. How to avoid & manage sexual harassment claims Jane E.

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Many companies have policies and simply hand them out.In response to this self-policing by male employees, female employees must deal with harassment from some, and avoidance and career-stifling isolation from others.

If these viewpoints continue and take hold broadly, employers will most certainly put themselves at risk for .