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  • #MeToo

    The latest posts for #MeToo are listed below.
    • A Mid-Year #MeToo Check-In

      As the echoes of survivors’ stories of harassment and assault continue to reverberate through our culture, many of our clients have taken the time to re-evaluate sexual harassment policies and prevention measures for their businesses. Not only is this the right thing to do to ensure that your employees feel safe, welcome, and included at work, it also may prevent needless liability for your ...

    Company Values

    The latest posts for Company Values are listed below.
    • Does Your Company Have a "No Jerk" Policy? It Should.

      Last week, a story in Bloomberg News shocked Wall Street. A successful senior banker was terminated from Credit Suisse after an internal investigation concluded the dealmaker had physically intimidated a male intern. It seems this banker was a longtime offender and was proud to be considered a bully. In the past, this kind of behavior was tolerated or even expected on Wall Street, but that’s no ...

    Employment Law

    The latest posts for Employment Law are listed below.
    • A Mid-Year #MeToo Check-In

      As the echoes of survivors’ stories of harassment and assault continue to reverberate through our culture, many of our clients have taken the time to re-evaluate sexual harassment policies and prevention measures for their businesses. Not only is this the right thing to do to ensure that your employees feel safe, welcome, and included at work, it also may prevent needless liability for your ...

    For Employees

    The latest posts for For Employees are listed below.
    • Do you know the implications of the "arbitration clause" in your contract?

      During the onboarding process, employees are often presented with a myriad of documents, including a company handbook, employment and confidentiality agreements, policy documents, and more. Hidden in these agreements is usually a clause which will limit an employee’s right to seek redress from the courts – an “arbitration clause.” Arbitration is a form of dispute resolution in which a third party ...
    • Have you asked your employees about harassment? Nike didn't either.

      Earlier this year, at least six top male executives at Nike left or announced their impending departure. The departures came after Nike’s chief executive was presented with an unofficial, anonymous survey of female employees, in which they were asked if they had ever experienced sexual harassment or gender discrimination while at work. The results overwhelmingly described a hostile environment for ...
    • Employment On-Boarding 101

      Starting a new job is never easy. Perhaps you’re dealing with the sometimes-messy task of resigning from your current employment, or maybe you are up to your neck in actual boxes and bubble wrap in preparation to relocate for the new position. Or perhaps you have been unemployed and this new role is a much-hoped for opportunity. But before you sign the offer letter, contract, or any other ...

    For Employers

    The latest posts for For Employers are listed below.
    • Do you know the implications of the "arbitration clause" in your contract?

      During the onboarding process, employees are often presented with a myriad of documents, including a company handbook, employment and confidentiality agreements, policy documents, and more. Hidden in these agreements is usually a clause which will limit an employee’s right to seek redress from the courts – an “arbitration clause.” Arbitration is a form of dispute resolution in which a third party ...
    • Do What You Do Best

      I was recently at a presentation given by a sales and marketing expert with a significant background in turnaround management for distressed clients. Relying on his in-the-trenches experience, he coached business owners and entrepreneurs on how they could avoid distress by developing—and successfully executing—a vision and strategic plan for their businesses. In his view, many business owners run ...
    • Have you asked your employees about harassment? Nike didn't either.

      Earlier this year, at least six top male executives at Nike left or announced their impending departure. The departures came after Nike’s chief executive was presented with an unofficial, anonymous survey of female employees, in which they were asked if they had ever experienced sexual harassment or gender discrimination while at work. The results overwhelmingly described a hostile environment for ...

    Positive Work Environment

    The latest posts for Positive Work Environment are listed below.
    • Does Your Company Have a "No Jerk" Policy? It Should.

      Last week, a story in Bloomberg News shocked Wall Street. A successful senior banker was terminated from Credit Suisse after an internal investigation concluded the dealmaker had physically intimidated a male intern. It seems this banker was a longtime offender and was proud to be considered a bully. In the past, this kind of behavior was tolerated or even expected on Wall Street, but that’s no ...

    Sexual Harassment Policies

    The latest posts for Sexual Harassment Policies are listed below.
    • A Mid-Year #MeToo Check-In

      As the echoes of survivors’ stories of harassment and assault continue to reverberate through our culture, many of our clients have taken the time to re-evaluate sexual harassment policies and prevention measures for their businesses. Not only is this the right thing to do to ensure that your employees feel safe, welcome, and included at work, it also may prevent needless liability for your ...

    Workplace Jerks

    The latest posts for Workplace Jerks are listed below.
    • Does Your Company Have a "No Jerk" Policy? It Should.

      Last week, a story in Bloomberg News shocked Wall Street. A successful senior banker was terminated from Credit Suisse after an internal investigation concluded the dealmaker had physically intimidated a male intern. It seems this banker was a longtime offender and was proud to be considered a bully. In the past, this kind of behavior was tolerated or even expected on Wall Street, but that’s no ...
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