How to Protect Your Company from a Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

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Does the thought of a sexual harassment complaint at your workplace leave your stomach in knots? In 2018, 13,055 sex-based harassment allegations were filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), this does not include charges filed with the state or local Fair Employment Practice Agencies. Is your organization prepared for an emergency harassment situation? 1.Handling Sexual Harassment Proactively.

Unpacking New York Anti-Sexual Harassment Training Needs

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“While the federal government repeatedly ignores the voices of women speaking out against the scourge of sexual violence, in New York, we are taking action,” Andrew Cuomo, governor of New York, said. On April 12, 2018, Governor Cuomo signed into law the FY 2019 New York State Budget, which included important sexual harassment standards for all employers in the state. The Laws.

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Induction Training: What to Include and What to Leave Out

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While some new employees are happy to “hit the ground running,” many new hires may need at least a couple of weeks to acclimate to your company’s policies, procedures, and people. An orientation or induction training program can help, but only when strategically implemented.

Four Principles for Effective Training Systems

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By Matt Kelly – a long-time writer and observer of the corporate compliance and GRC scene. He has been working to make the GRC world a better place ever since. Earlier this fall the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published an unusual report: a review of cybersecurity failures at nine large firms where employees fell for “business email exploits” and mistakenly sent company monies to overseas accounts. Altogether, the firms lost nearly $100 million.

Compliance Training in Retail

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In 2016, the British sandwich retailer Pret a Manger suffered huge damage to its reputation, as well as compensation claims, when a teenager died after eating a baguette containing sesame, to which she was allergic. The coroner said. “I I was left with the impression that Pret had not addressed the fact that monitoring food allergy in a business selling more than 200 million items a year was something to be taken very seriously indeed”. . RESPECT IN THE WORKPLACE.