What Part of the Normal American Workplace Will Be Most Impacted by #metoo?

Kris Dunn Current Affairs, Kris Dunn, Sexual Harassment 0 Comments

There’s a ton of good that’s come from the daily breaking news associated with the #metoo movement.  Creeps everywhere are being held responsible for their behavior, and society in general seems to have a higher awareness for what’s appropriate and what’s not.  There’s a lot of details in between, but the one I spend the most time thinking about is …

Sexual Harassment: Coming to a Theater, I Mean Business, Near You

Mark Fogel Lawsuits, Mark Fogel, Sexual Harassment 0 Comments

Do you remember the Movie “Disclosure” with Michael Douglas and Demi Moore? A perilous tale of sexual harassment and shady undertakings. It was 23 years ago that it hit the big screen. For those not familiar: A computer specialist, played by Douglas, is sued for sexual harassment by a former lover turned boss (Moore), who initiated the act forcefully. The …

Events From 2017 That Will Make a Lasting Impact in the Workplace

Kathy Rapp candidate experience, Change Management, Communication, Compensation/Cash Money, Corporate America, Current Affairs, Employment Law, Harassment, Holidays, HR, HR & Sports, in the news, Kathy Rapp, Sexual Harassment, Women in the Workplace 2 Comments

I love reading trend predictions, but also enjoy the thoughtful look-back.  Makes me wish I’d saved some of those workforce articles from the 9o’s.  Lotus Notes.  Personal Digital Assistants.  Beavis and Butthead.  Causal Fridays. While I don’t miss the drama over what “casual” Fridays vs. jeans Fridays meant, there is a nostalgia that gets me this time of year.  Perhaps …

Does The “Humpty Dance” Automatically Play When HR Gets Emailed at Fox News?

Kris Dunn Kris Dunn, Sexual Harassment, Uncategorized, Worldwide FOT

Of course not.  There are a lot of strong HR pros at that organization. But as Kris Dunn writes over at the HR Capitalist, it’s been a tough week at Fox News related to harassment – and a reminder for everyone who has let powerful execs act like pervs because they didn’t have the power to take them on. Read …

Black Friday at HR: Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap

Kris Dunn Bad HR, Good HR, HR, HR & Marketing, Kris Dunn, Sexual Harassment

We’re two days away from crazy-town—from the experience that basically defines what a consumer-driven, non-savings-focused culture we’ve become in America. Two days from the time when suburban moms and drifters barely hanging on will find common ground standing outdoors at Target at 4am, in 25-degree temperatures, with a 15-mile an hour crosswind. It’s almost Black Friday in America. Which makes …

The Mayor of San Diego is Gross

Laurie Ruettimann Current Affairs, Laurie Ruettimann, Sexual Harassment

NPR is reporting that San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, who is accused by at least eight women of sexually harassing them, never received a mandated training course on sexual harassment from the city. According to San Diego’s municipal law, the city government is required to provide sexual harassment training to employees within six months of their employment. And Filner’s lawyer …