What is the Legal Definition of Harassment?

What is the Legal Definition of Harassment?

Over the past few years, the term “harassment” has been prominent, especially when it comes to workplace behavior. In New York, employers must implement a sexual harassment prevention training program and have all staff trained by October 9, 2019. But one...
Employees Must be Paid for Sexual Harassment Training?

Employees Must be Paid for Sexual Harassment Training?

New York employers are required to provide harassment prevention training to all employees by October 9, 2019. Employers can adopt the state’s model training program, or implement their own, as long as it meets at least the minimum standards provided by the state. But...
What to Do When You Suspect Employee Harassment

What to Do When You Suspect Employee Harassment

When you suspect employee harassment – that one of your employees harassed another – but you only have their conflicting stories to go on, what action can you take? If you have no videos, no witnesses, no emails, and only the accuser’s account of the...
7 HR Trends for Small and Midsized Businesses

7 HR Trends for Small and Midsized Businesses

Nearly 20,000 HR professionals attended this year’s annual SHRM conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. The theme for the conference was “Creating Better Workplaces.” The sessions themselves covered a range of topics across the HR landscape. A lot of important work is being...
How to Handle Specific Harassment Complaints

How to Handle Specific Harassment Complaints

There are general guidelines for addressing complaints of harassment from employees, but what about when the situation is more unique than just an overall complaint? Here are a couple of ways to handle specific harassment complaints. Q: An employee has informed me...

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