Assignment WEEK – 1
BUS-545 Human Resources Management
Dr. Fathiah Inserto
Student - Abdul Majeed Zafar Iqbal
Employers are beholden to keep up a secure and safe workplace, which includes preventing harassment. It’s not solely smart for workers of a company, it’s smart for CEOs of the company as a result of knowing what harassment is and having policies in place for preventing and addressing it as it’ll prevent plenty of headaches and expensive lawsuits. Harassment is prosecuted underneath identical federal laws accustomed prosecute employers for race and non-secular discrimination, therefore it should be taken seriously.
What Is Sexual Harassment?
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This could occur, as an instance, by men sharing sexually express jokes that build another male coworker uncomfortable. It’s still an open question, whether someone can productively sue for homosexual harassment.
How to stop Sexual Harassment?
Fortunately, preventing harassment and limiting a liability as a leader of an organization is comparatively clear and easy.
Create a transparent harassment policy: Ensure you’ve got a harassment policy in place that defines harassment, explicitly sets forth that harassment isn't tolerated, explains the implications and sets forth a method for coverage and investigating complaints.
Train your workers concerning harassment: It's suggested that your workers receive harassment coaching once in a year, concentrating in common things that some workers may not bear in mind to be harassment, but are.
Monitor the workplace: Make it an everyday exercise to speak to your workers and question them concerning their operating surroundings to verify it stays harassment free.
Encourage workers to come ahead: Make it clear to your workers that something they tell you will be private and will not in any mode have influence on their career opportunities.
Take complaints seriously and investigate: Take all complaints seriously and perform a comprehensive investigation. If the objection has any basis, remedy the position instantly.
Some states make it necessary that certain employers conduct sexual harassment coaching. For instance, in California, employers that have a minimum of fifty employees are necessary to make their supervisors endure harassment coaching every 2 years. Many states don’t require it, however intensely encourage employers to deliver harassment training.
A famous scandal of David Letterman:
David Michael Letterman (born April 12, 1947) is an American television host, comedian, writer, producer, and actor. He hosts the late night television talk show Late Show with David Letterman, broadcast on channel CBS.
On his October 1, 2009, show, Letterman declared that he had been the victim of a blackmail effort by somebody threatening to reveal that he had had sex with many of his female personnel, and at the same time, he confirmed that he had had such relations. He expressed that on September 9, 2009, somebody had left a package in his car with material he supposed he would write into a script and a book. If Letterman failed to pay him $2 million. Letterman said that he contacted the Manhattan District Attorney's Office, ultimately cooperating with them to conduct a sting operation involving giving the person a phony check. Later, Robert J. "Joe" Halderman, a producer of the CBS true crime journalism series 48 Hours, was detained when making an attempt to deposit the check. He was indicted by a Manhattan jury and pleaded clean-handed to a charge of tried thievery on October 2, 2009. Eventually, on March 9, 2010, he pleaded guilty to the same crime and served a 6-month jail sentence, followed by...