First Sexual Orientation Harassment Case Settled by the EEOC.
This is an important article on how the EEOC is looking at sexual orientation claims. It’s a worthwhile read as the determination will have far reaching implications moving forward. Notice the employer did not conduct an investigation, but rather decided to terminate the employee costing them a hefty settlement in the end. How does your company handle employee complaints?
Harassment is bad. Retaliation is worse. Failure to Investigate creates liability.
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Dana Barbato, SPHR, SCP spent more than 25 years working to tame the chaos in the human side of HR. With a strong belief in respectful employee relations, strong leadership and consistent practices, she has proven that accountability is the key to building a culture of respect and civility. And workplace investigations, done right, are the first step. Dana is on a mission to revolutionize the way employee relations and investigation are handled across all industries. Dana speaks as a subject matter expert at HR and Technology events nationally throughout the year, and provides guidance for HR professionals, managers and executives through the HR Investigator’s Blog.
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