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A Review of Key Sexual Harassment Legal Issues for Businesses

12/20/2017

The issue of sexual harassment has captured nationwide headlines as individuals have come forward to report harassment by high profile public figures. It is anticipated that media attention to these events may lead to an increase in the number of harassment complaints in many workplaces. This is a serious issue, and not addressing it properly will adversely affect employee retention and recruitment as well as leave companies vulnerable to significant legal expenses and related costs. Business leaders should act now to prepare and strengthen their programs addressing workplace harassment issues.

 

The following articles by Schnader’s lawyers provide insights into some of the most crucial issues for businesses on sexual harassment:

 

5 Steps to Prepare Your Company for Workplace Harassment Complaints

Common Mistakes Employers Make in Handling Complaints of Sexual Harassment

7 Tips for Conducting Sexual Harassment Investigations in the Workplace

When should a business consider terminating an employee accused of sexual harassment?

 

Please visit SchnaderWorks, the blog site for business leaders where the Labor and Employment lawyers at Schnader frequently write about topics of importance for your workplace. You can sign up on SchnaderWorks to receive email alerts when new articles are posted.