Posts tagged Harassment Training.

At long last, the Illinois Department of Human Rights released its model State of Illinois Sexual Harassment Prevention Training.

HR people, you know what I'm talking about.

Here's a summary of what you may have missed over the holiday break.

Act fast! Comments are due September 12, and a policy has to be adopted October 9.

How much do you really know, from an HR standpoint?

Coming soon to a nation near you. 

This bustin' on HR is gettin' me down, You got to quit kickin' HR around.

According to a Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll published this week, 48 percent of working women believed they had been victims of sexual harassment in the workplace.

My reaction was, “Only 48 percent?”

A semi-recent article in the New York Post -- "The Corporate 'Cure' for Sexual Harassment Only Feeds the Disease" -- cited a couple of studies that allegedly proved that sexual harassment training is worse than doing nothing because it makes men resentful and more likely to tolerate harassment.

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Wow. That's terrible!

Except that it's not precisely true. What ...

As you know, I strongly disapprove of use of the "N" word in the workplace. I don't think African-Americans should say it, and I really, really don't think people who aren't African-American should use it.

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"What?"

Well, this weekend President Obama used the "N" word, and he didn't say "the 'N' word." In a podcast interview with comedian Marc Maron, the President was quoted as saying

Robin Shea has 30 years' experience in employment litigation, including Title VII and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act (including the Amendments Act). 
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