Archive for the ‘Harassment’ Category

CalChamber #RespectWorks Campaign Continues to Build Support for Harassment-Free Workplaces

A new HR tip posted online this month as part of the CalChamber #RespectWorks campaign underscores the importance of preventing harassment in the workplace. The monthly HR tips and related resources at respectworks.calchamber.com aim to help employers determine what constitutes sexual harassment in the workplace and to maintain an anti-harassment environment. ​Not All Harassment Is Sexual The […]

12 Jun 19 - Harassment - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Fast Food Giant Under Fire for Harassment

Twenty-five sexual harassment claims were filed against McDonald’s Corp. this week — 20 were complaints filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and five were civil lawsuits. With backing from Time’s Up, the complaints against the fast food giant come after 10 harassment complaints were filed with the EEOC last year and workers held […]

23 May 19 - Harassment - Erika Pickles - No CommentsRead More »

Compliance Issues, #MeToo Movement Impact Employers

Over the past year, employers’ compliance challenges increased significantly thanks to both an uptick in federal employment law enforcement, and the growing “patchwork” of state and local requirements, according to the 2019 Littler Annual Employer Survey. The survey, released May 8, found that employers’ primary concern is the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) enforcement of […]

22 May 19 - Harassment, Paid Family Leave, Reporting Requirements - Jessica Mulholland - No CommentsRead More »

CalChamber Podcast: Texting in the Workplace and Other Cautionary Employment Tales

In last week’s episode of The Workplace, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law attorney Jennifer Shaw discuss the implications of events highlighted in three recent news stories: The first recounts a company’s job announcement seeking “preferably Caucasian” candidates; the second involves an employer’s attempt to establish a no-touching workplace; […]

21 May 19 - Harassment, Hiring, Workplace Policies - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Retaliation Still Dominates EEOC Charges Nationwide

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently released detailed breakdowns of the 76,418 workplace discrimination charges the agency received in fiscal year (FY) 2018. Retaliation continues to be the most frequently filed charge for the agency. In FY 2018, the EEOC resolved 90,558 discrimination charges and secured over $505 million for victims in private […]

23 Apr 19 - Discrimination, Harassment - Katie Culliton - No CommentsRead More »