Archive for the ‘Harassment’ Category

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 »

CalChamber Podcast: Men and the #MeToo Movement

A recent episode of CalChamber’s The Workplace podcast focuses on men and the #MeToo movement. As more publicity is being given to instances of sexual harassment around the country, men have responded to news stories and other developments in a variety of ways. Some will no longer meet with female colleagues or socialize with women […]

18 Apr 19 - Discrimination, Harassment - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

#RespectWorks: Ensuring Harassment-Free Workplaces

The California Chamber of Commerce is kicking off #RespectWorks, a campaign to promote inclusiveness and prevent harassment in the workplace. A large and growing list of California companies have joined the campaign, pledging to use proven best practices to prevent harassment. “Harassment has no place in our workplaces,” said Allan Zaremberg, President of CalChamber. “Joining […]

11 Apr 19 - Harassment - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

New California Required Harassment Prevention Training FAQs White Paper

You’ve all heard the news that California employers with five or more employees located anywhere must now provide sexual harassment prevention training to all employees — not just supervisors, as was the previous law. You’ve also heard that the training must be two hours in length for supervisors and one hour for all non-supervisory employees. And, you’re […]

29 Mar 19 - Harassment - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »