Workplace Word - Harassment in the workplace: Where do we stand? Where are we going?
by Christopher Meyers
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) recently created a Select Task Force, comprised of 16 highly qualified individuals from diverse professional and personal backgrounds, to examine where U.S. employers collectively stand in their fight to end workplace harassment. The Task Force held private and public meetings and then issued a comprehensive report which includes valuable insights on the causes of workplace harassment and a blueprint of what employers can do to combat harassment and minimize liability.