Month: February 2021

Preventing Discrimination & Harassment: 4 Steps for Training a Global Workforce

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Organizations with a globally distributed workforce face unique challenges in combating discrimination and sexual harassment. A 2020 study by the University of California, Los Angeles, found that three quarters of the United Nations’ 193 member states have laws addressing workplace discrimination. The WORLD Policy Analysis Center, a non-profit policy research center, reports that over 122 countries have laws prohibiting sexual harassment in the workplace.
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5 Questions Unconscious Bias Training Should Answer

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Unconscious bias in the workplace was recently in the news again when a senior executive resigned after his derogatory comments about unconscious bias training went viral. The widespread reaction to the incident underscores the importance of leaders acknowledging workplace bias and championing policies, processes and practices that help reduce its negative influence on decisions, culture and diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI).
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6 Steps Organizations Can Take To Avoid Workplace Retaliation

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Amid the many disruptions caused by COVID-19, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is continuing its focus on combating workplace discrimination, harassment and retaliation, which remain persistent problems across industries. Implementing policies, procedures and anti-retaliation training are among the steps that organizations can take to ensure managers and employees recognize and avoid retaliatory behavior, whether they are working onsite or remotely.
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7 Employment Law Essentials Every Manager Should Know

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From interviewing and hiring to handling harassment complaints and requests for family leave, managers and supervisors need to be familiar with a wide range of policies, procedures, laws and regulations. To meet this challenge and stay up to date on changes, new and existing managers can benefit from ongoing training on employment law essentials.
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