The news surrounding Weinstein, Lauer, Rose, Franken, Conyers, and others has pushed sexual harassment to the forefront in recent months. Many mid and upper level managers are spending time reviewing their e-mail, text, and social media history and holding their breath while hoping not to be accused by an offended subordinate. Most offhanded or inappropriate remarks will never be an issue - but then some may.
Today is a good time to reexamine your personnel interaction policies, to take a closer look at what reporting mechanisms are established, and to consider supervisor and employee sexual harassment training. Continue reading the article by Murphy J. Foster, III and Sunny Mayhall West.