Other forms of discrimination may be happening in your workplace, including pay discrepancies, diversity, etc. In order to create a fair and respectful culture, create an environment that supports the policy.
- You may already know this, but sexual harassment…is actually technically a form of discrimination.…Discrimination refers to treating a group of people…less favorably because they are in that group,…including age, gender, sex, nationality, and others.…So if you're focused on preventing harassment,…you have to take a step back and look…at whether discrimination is going on under your nose.…One way to do that is through an audit.…If you're in HR, take a look at all of your HR functions…and audit them for discrepancies.…
Your audit should look at whether you're…paying men and women the same for the same job,…recruiting and hiring of diverse group of candidates,…and men and women make up equal parts…of your leadership and management.…Of course, you might also…audit your investigation procedures…when a complaint is filed…to ensure investigators receive consistent training,…files are maintained properly,…and roles in reporting are clearly defined.…If you're a manager, look at your functions too.…Review your last set of performance evaluations.…
- Explain why you should always think of sexual harassment in terms of power.
- Recognize how to justify discipline without abusing the rights of the person you are disciplining.
- Recall how to address the values of your workplace culture without challenging or creating negativity.
- Identify the benefits of paying attention to the body language of coworkers.
- Name the default position companies should take on managers dating subordinates.