Preventing sexual harassment became a dominant workplace issue in 2018, and as 2019 gets underway, HR professionals can expect it to stay in the spotlight. This year brings new anti-harassment legislation and heightened awareness for organizations to more effectively address and prevent sexual harassment, retaliation, unconscious bias and other forms of discrimination.
As #MeToo continues to spark conversations, in and out of the workplace, here are four trends to keep top of mind:Read On
5 steps to a holistic approach to preventing workplace harassment
One of the #MeToo takeaways is that sexual harassment in the workplace is a pervasive problem that occurs across all industries, and that includes healthcare. A study published by The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) in 2016 found that 30% of female clinician-researchers reported experiencing sexual harassment, and a recent report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine said that sexual harassment significantly damages research integrity and results in a “costly loss of talent” in the academic sciences, engineering and medicine. Read On
MANHATTAN BEACH, CA, January 11, 2019 – Traliant, an innovator in sexual harassment training for the modern workforce, today announced the appointment of Bill Rudowitz as the company’s Vice President of Client Services. Rudowitz will manage the company’s Customer Success and Client Services teams, and be responsible for delivering exceptional service and support to Traliant’s growing roster of compliance training customers.
“I’ve know Bill for over 20 years and he personifies what it takes to deliver the highest level of customer service,” said Mike Pallatta, CEO and Co-Founder of Traliant. “Bill’s hands-on experience and strategic understanding of client services will be instrumental in building successful, long-term customer relationships.”
MANHATTAN BEACH, CA, January 4, 2019 – Traliant, an innovator in online sexual harassment training, today announced the availability of a new training course, the California Edition of Preventing Discrimination and Harassment. The course enables California businesses to move quickly to comply with SB 1343, a new law requiring that employers with five or more employees train their workforce on preventing sexual harassment before January 1, 2020.
The California Edition of Preventing Discrimination and Harassment is available in two versions to meet the requirements of SB 1343: a 60-minute course for employees, and a 120-minute course for managers and supervisors. The California Edition covers all the topics and guidance mandated under the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing regulations, including federal and California anti-harassment laws, sexual harassment, abusive conduct, discrimination, retaliation and harassment based on gender identity, gender expression and sexual orientation.