Ten Ways to Prevent Sex Discrimination in the Workplace 3-19-18


Bruce’s Summary: As has been said over and over since 1975 when the U.S. Courts recognized sexual harassment as a form of discrimination, that such discrimination was a violation of the law. It appears the only thing that changed in roughly forty-three years is that the cost to employers has continued to sky rocket in defending and/or settling such charges.
The author does a good job of providing an outline of steps (Platinum Rule) for hopefully preventing and responding to alleged discrimination or harassment in the work place. The 10 steps provide suggestions for reviewing and addressing communication processes, current policies, training techniques, equality issues and how to handle alleged complaints early in the process.
As Benjamin Franklin once said, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” “None of the information contained herein should be construed as legal advice, nor are Calvin Associates consultants engaged to offer legal advice. If there is a need for legal advice, please contact and seek the advice of independent legal counsel.” www.calvin-associates.com

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