Unbiased Policy and Procedures

Unbiased Policy and Procedures

If you are reading this blog and wonder if the company policy and procedure is unbiased, clear, concise, neutral and in compliance with federal and state regulations, lets talk further. Writing a policy can be easy to do, however, implementation and unbiased investigations can be more of a challenge when investigating an allegation of sexual harassment, stalking, dating violence, domestic…

Prevention and Education

Prevention and Education

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and one of the most important things to prevent an allegation of sexual harassment is mandatory training, clear policy and procedures and zero tolerance for retaliation. Sexual assault awareness month is a great time for executive leaders to communicate the importance of being an active bystander, how to report an incident and where to…

Leading for Change

Leading for Change

It is critical that senior leaders, managers, human resource personnel, teammates and first responders  understand the   importance of active listening and support  for someone who comes forward to discuss/report an incident of sexual misconduct or relationship violence. How you respond will shape the next steps for the victim. Throughout my career, I have heard people say they don’t understand or…

Sexual Harassment training

Sexual Harassment training

Many people ask me why sexual harassment training is necessary or needed in 2021? There are only a handful of states who require businesses to implement sexual harassment as well as diversity and inclusion training. As the country has gone through a significant shift and the demand for social justice at an all time high, my hope is that these…