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Workplace Bullying: How to Identify and Manage

People associate bullies with childhood, but the problem is life-long. Around 31 percent of Americans have been bullied as an adult, and 43 percent say bullying has become more "accepted" in society over recent years. In healthcare, ...

California Sexual Harassment Training Deadline was Extended. Now What?

As 2019 comes to a close and the new year is on the horizon, it’s important for employers to be cognizant of the requirement to ensure all of their employees are properly trained on sexual harassment prevention.  On August 30th, the Governor of California, Gavin Newsom, signed SB 778 which provided some updated guidance regarding California’s Sexual Harassment Prevention ...

Sexual Harassment: An employee has informed me that they were offended by a suggestive photo a coworker sent them. How should I handle this?

As an employer, you have an obligation to take steps to prevent harassment and deal with it thoroughly and promptly when it occurs. Prevention is always the best policy; therefore, all staff should be trained at time of hire and regularly thereafter. In fact, some states such as California and New York have made sexual harassment training mandatory.

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