Forecast wages, control labor cost and boost productivity. While the MeToo movement has brought some high-profile results including the imprisonment of Harvey Weinstein and Bill Cosby, the reality is that in general there have been few consequences for harassers. This is especially true for populations of employees especially vulnerable to sexual harassment, including low-wage workers in the retail and service industries. Looking at data from to , the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission received more complaints of sexual harassment from the restaurant industry than from any other industry, according to Time.
HR Isn’t Stopping Workplace Sexual Harassment - The Atlantic
Cancel my subscriptions. Don't cancel my subscriptions. In order to receive our emails, you must expressly agree. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of our emails. Once you've accepted, then you will be able to choose which emails to receive from each site. By now, you've heard about this post accusing Uber of creating a hostile, harassing environment for women. Rather than rehash the claim, I'm going to go to the numbers in this post.
How HR and Judges Made It Almost Impossible for Victims of Sexual Harassment to Win in Court
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In our last post , we explored the different challenges employees face in the workplace when it comes to reporting workplace harassment and misconduct. Companies must create an environment that makes it easier for them to come forward. But, their role is critical. Once a report has been filed, the Human Resources team is most often the first to respond. HR teams are responsible for following up on and investigating claims.