Sexual harassment in the workplace can take a serious toll on the victims, and can throw a company into turmoil – especially when the harasser is a high-level employee such as a founder or CEO. The latest in a string of high-profile examples is Harvey Weinstein, who founded and ran the entertainment company that fired him after allegations surfaced in the news that he sexually harassed female employees and other women in the film industry over decades.
Here are five steps your company can take to prevent and address sexual harassment in the workplace and the problems that stem from it.
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*Walter Stella, Partner, Miller Law Group will present: Gender Discrimination and Harassment In the #MeToo Era at the Next Concept HR Assocation California Legal & Legislative Conference, in San Francisco on December 6th 2018 at 3:15p.m. (the entire conference will take place from 8a.m. – to 4:30 p.m.). To register or for further information, please visit: NCHRA.org. Hear from a wide array of experts on topics relating to you and your responsibilities in HR at this end-of-the-year conference.
The California Legal & Legislative Conference will also take place on December 13th in Mountain View (same speaking agenda).