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Is sexual harassment training a turn-off for men?

Posted in Harassment
A semi-recent article in the New York Post — “The Corporate ‘Cure’ for Sexual Harassment Only Feeds the Disease” — cited a couple of studies that allegedly proved that sexual harassment training is worse than doing nothing because it makes men resentful and more likely to tolerate harassment. Wow. That’s terrible! Except that it’s not precisely true. What these… Continue Reading

Seems like this should be an excused absence.

Posted in Corporate Culture
According to the New York Post, the City of New York fired an employee for missing too much work. Turns out that he had a very good reason for his no-call/no-show: he was dead. Geoffrey Tolliver, a Medicaid eligibility specialist for the City, went out on a medical leave of absence for cancer in November 2013, and… Continue Reading

Two thoughts on the Faruqi sexual harassment trial

Posted in Harassment
NOTE TO READERS: I am updating this post daily with the previous day’s trial testimony. As of January 21, I have also decided to reorganize the post to include the most recent testimony before the jump. Prior days’ testimony will be below the jump, as well as my “two cents,” which I posted last week… Continue Reading