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Vedder Thinking | Articles Jonathan Maude Asks, "Why Are Employers Not Tackling Harassment?" in People Management

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London Employment Partner Jonathan Maude recently authored, “Why Are Employers Not Tackling Harassment?” in People Management, published on 15 November 2018. Mr. Maude explains why it is necessary to take more preventative action against sexual harassment in the workforce, especially following the Weinstein scandal and #MeToo movement. He discusses recent cases and reports that indicate a larger portion of the workforce experiences unwanted sexual harassment than employers may realize. Mr. Maude additionally covers the potential legal and reputational damage caused by workplace harassment issues and next steps employers should take to mitigate risks associated with workplace sexual harassment.

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To read Thought Leadership articles authored by Vedder Price Labor & Employment group attorneys addressing the #MeToo movement’s impact on human resources departments, the issues surrounding workplace sexual harassment allegations, best practices for handling investigations and claims, and recent legislation passed in certain jurisdictions addressing employers’ new obligations, please click here.

 

 

 




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