What Is Retaliation In The Workplace? And How To Prevent It

What Is Retaliation in the Workplace? and How to Prevent It


Understanding and addressing retaliation is vital for any organization. It not only can cost a business significant money, retaliation has other effects, such as negatively impacting team morale, productivity, and, ultimately, the company’s reputation.  Workplace retaliation occurs when an employer takes adverse action against an employee for exercising their legal rights to raise concerns, file…

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The Rooney Rule Hiring Practices Nfl

The Rooney Rule: What We Can Learn About Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Hiring Practices From the NFL


Many NFL fans know of the Rooney Rule. But whether they are a fan or not, any leader can learn from it. Named for the late owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Dan Rooney, it was adopted in 2003 to promote diversity and inclusion in the league’s hiring practices at top-level leadership positions. Yet in almost…

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New Harassment And Discrimination Legislation And Its Impact On Your Business

New Harassment and Discrimination Legislation and Its Impact on Your Business


In our recent blog post, “The Impact of Harassment and Discrimination in Corporate America’s Policies,” we presented various Federal laws defining and governing these behaviors. We also explained their costs, not just financial, but also in reputation to customers, current staff, and potential hires. Here, we continue the discussion with recent and new activities related…

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Leadership And Racism

Leadership Development & Anti-Racism in the Workplace – Making a Difference!


What makes an effective leader? What qualities should a strong leader have? How should leaders behave and not behave? The following is meant to be a brief discussion on the interplay between racism and leadership in business.

The recent lawsuit by Brian Flores against the National Football League (NFL) and a few specific NFL teams reminds me of a blog we wrote in 2020…

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Sexual Harassment And Discrimination Training

10 Reasons You Need Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Training in Your Business


Image Credit: equalrights.org President Joe Biden just made it law in this country prohibiting mandatory arbitration for sexual-harassment claims.  What this means for employers is an increased possibility of fighting claims in the Courts.  This is yet another reason employers should be focusing on what they can do to prevent sexual harassment and discrimination altogether.…

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