In this video, you are encouraged to assume advances are unwelcome. Explore some best practices for policies around dating peers and subordinates.
- One company was celebrating something, … and so serving lunch all week. … On Taco Tuesday when they were serving Mexican food, … someone posted a picture … of a sexy tortilla maker on their social media. … Of course, many employees were all friends on social media, … and someone who saw the post was offended. … That person went to HR, and now there was gossip, … people taking sides, … and an organization lost on what to do next. … Should the person who did the posting be disciplined? … Should HR control what people post … on their personal social media accounts? … These days, companies are also asking, … "Can the we prohibit dating? … What if employees become good friends … and one crosses the line? … Is that harassment that the company is liable for?" … The answers lie in the total picture. … It's really case-by-case. … Always bring any real situation you may face … to your attorney, and note that I am not one. … Okay, so let's dive in to both the topic … of social media and dating at work. …
- 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.