Oct. 24, 2017

Guests:

Jessica Miller-Merrell, Founder of Workology.com

Tony Puckett, attorney at McAfee & Taft

Sexual harassment has dominated headlines lately. Following recent allegations of sexual harassment and assault that led to the firing of film producer Harvey Weinstein, organizations all over the country are taking note. What can HR and organization leaders nationwide do to prevent sexual harassment and create a safer workplace for their employees?

In this episode, Jessica Miller-Merrell and Tony Puckett join the HR Break Room® to discuss:

  • the consequences of failing to create, implement and enforce a sexual harassment policy covering all employees
  • how legal and HR can work together to review and revise sexual harassment policies that can be enforced consistently from the top down
  • why it is important to create a culture that encourages a safe atmosphere for employees

 

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