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Sexual Harassment Prevention Seven Actions to Take in the Wake of the Supreme Court's Decisions

October 1, 1998
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How should you respond to the recent verdicts in Burlington Industries, Inc. vs. Ellerth and Faragher vs. City of Boca Raton ? Here are seven points of action in executing the Supreme Court's new directives mentioned in "Sexual Harassment:New Rules, Higher Stakes"
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Informal Harassment Policies Key to Prevention

October 1, 1998
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Most research would indicate that a small fraction of employees ever say or do anything about harassing behavior. It's best to intervene and provide solutions to employee problems before they escalate into full-blown, formal complaints. Informal options act as a buffer or filter.
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How to Handle Post-harassment Formalities and Procedures

October 1, 1998
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After a sexual harassment complaint has been settled, the workplace still doesn't return to normal. How to approach several post-harassment issues.
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Sexual Harassment After Everything Else - Buy Insurance

October 1, 1998
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Given increasing threats of sexual harassment lawsuits, companies are buying employment practices liability insurance as standard fare.
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Steps to Protect Your Company Against Sexual Harassment

October 1, 1998
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If you do all the right things that the best minds in sexual harassment law and training suggest, you'll have a fighting chance. Here's what the experts suggest every organization do to protect itself from sexual harassment problems:
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Sexual Harassment Don't Forget the Emotional Stakes

October 1, 1998
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Too many HR professionals forget to address the psychological effects on the alleged harasser, the victim, co-workers and supervisors. HR needs to anticipate long-term after-effects and establish policies upfront.
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Possible Warning Signs of Sexual Harassment in Your Workplace

October 1, 1998
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It's no longer sufficient to passively provide a safe work environment. Your managers can actively encourage a good situation if they're aware of some of the signs that might indicate trouble. Look for these warning signs.
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Assessing Harassment Liability

October 1, 1998
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Under the new rules established by the Supreme Court, employers should ask the questions in the checklist to determine the extent of possible liability for sexual harassment.
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Sexual Harassment What Youre Liable For Now

October 1, 1998
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The Supreme Court clarified the law with decisions in three sexual harassment cases this year. Will you need to tweak your policy or prepare big changes?
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