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April 15, 2019

Here’s something to think about:

80% believe workplace harassment occurs in the workplace; yet 90% believe that it doesn’t happen at their workplace.

That’s akin to saying our elected officials believe that it’s an issue in the workplace but not in their house. Obviously, the report below by ​Fox News...

February 21, 2019

As reported by Ladders, the "office hour" concept is being implemented to help provide a culture of respect and inclusiveness, especially as it relates to combating workplace harassment.  Although this is a step in the right direction, it is not the complete process.  As quoted in the article, Work...

February 14, 2019

As reported by Fast Company and outlined by Work Shield in the article here, employers who ignore their responsibilities to prevent and deal with harassment in the workplace will face the consequences, including the potential "PR" nightmare of being the next headline and the loss of talent (which is...

February 8, 2019

As reported by businessinsurance.com, and affirmed by some of the biggest brokerage agencies, EPLI and D&O coverage is impacted by #metoo and employers need to change how they manage workplace harassment.

As echoed in the article, having the right process and tools in place will impact the premiums y...

January 23, 2019

Workplace harassment, including discrimination, has been proven to cost employers, as set forth in this article at BenefitsPRO.  Employers are impacted by the following

  1. Employee retention, including not only in those directly affected, but also those surrounding the person impacted.

  2. E...

January 16, 2019

Litigation related to #MeToo is one of the top issues and trends corporate counsels need to know for the coming year, according to Crowell & Moring's Litigation Forecast for 2019, as reported by Corporate Counsel.  As provided by Ellen Moran Dwyerchair of Crowell & Moring's Executive Committe...

January 15, 2019

The Gillette commercial exemplifies how passive some have become to "social norms" or "boys will be boys."  It is only by challenging ourselves to do more, can we get closer to our best.  This includes doing more to have a culture of inclusiveness and a zero-tolerance policy on workplace harassment....

Work Shield was featured in a great article by Training Industry, ​and provided insight on how employers handle #metoo in the workplace environment.  For more information, click on the link here.  

December 14, 2018

Here is a little holiday cheer and a refreshing reminder of how to handle office holiday parties!  

December 12, 2018

#MeToo is not over.....it's only beginning.  As reported from the EEOC, they are filing lawsuits at a rate that surpasses the last four years, with sexual harassment lawsuits taking much of the focus.  From 2016, there was a 62% increase in the number of suits filed.  As you may recall, the start of...

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