HR professionals have some of today’s most sensitive jobs. They have to make sure their organizations comply with equal opportunity laws at the federal, state and local levels. And they have to do that even as political winds shift and compliance emphases change.
Right now, you may have employees who feel uncomfortable.
Some women, employees with diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds, those from different countries and noncitizens who work in the U.S. might be feeling intimidated by news about hostility in the workplace.
Some may feel physically threatened. They may feel silenced, even afraid to use your internal complaint procedures to report concerns about harassment or discrimination.
HR can help
Now is a good time to consider taking steps to reinforce your commitment to diversity and inclusion and to reassure potential victims of harassment and discrimination.
This may include updating or recirculating policies and proto...(register to read more)
- How to Fire an Employee the Legal Way: 6 Termination Guidelines
- Disabled or not? Diagnosis and symptoms are just part of the analysis
- Consider hidden costs before cutting retiree benefits
- Court upholds EEOC rule on retention of employment-related testing records
- Appeals court sides with older Austin police officers