Tag: Sexual Harassment

SpaceX under investigation for mishandling bias & harassment claims

The civil rights department of California has initiated an investigation into SpaceX for mishandling complaints related to bias and sexual harassment. Former engineers from SpaceX...

Taiwan revises laws on sexual harassment

Taiwan has recently made significant amendments to three of its laws dealing with sexual harassment. The decision came in response to a series of...

Sexual harassment complaints at workplace should be handled with care: Delhi...

The Delhi High Court recently emphasised the importance of handling sexual harassment complaints at the workplace with care. The court stated that companies cannot...

Ignoring women’s sexual harassment complaints can discourage others from speaking up:...

The Delhi High Court has observed that if the complaints of sexual harassment by a woman are ignored at the workplace or not heeded,...

Swiggy launches Sexual Harassment Redressal Policy

As part of its endeavour to attract more women to join its delivery force, Swiggy, the food-delivery platform has introduced a Sexual Harassment Redressal...

MSDE, UN Women to collaborate to advance gender equality in skill...

Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, as part of its efforts to take proactive measures to create a safe workplace for women, has partnered...

Internal committee mandatory to look into sexual harassment cases

All public and private employers and organisations employing at least 10 people have to mandatorily form an internal committee to look into sexual harassment...

Activision Blizzard accused of driving ex employee to suicide

Parents of a 32 year old ex employee of Activision Blizzard, Kerry Moynihan who worked as a finance manager filed a lawsuit against the...

Number of women alleging sexual harassment goes up to 8, at...

Close on the heels of two women filing a suit against Tesla, alleging sexual harassment, six more women have filed separate lawsuits against the...

Dealing with sexual harassment at the workplace: Lessons from the EY...

One of the world’s leading professional service providers, Ernst and Young (EY), earned heavy criticism, both internally and externally, when it decided to retain...

‘Protect identities of parties in workplace sexual harassment cases’: Bombay HC

In case of sexual harassment cases, the Bombay High Court has drawn up detailed guidelines for courts as well as the media with the...

Personal misunderstandings at work can’t be called sexual harassment: HC

The Madras High Court recently ruled that it is not right to label feuds resulting from misunderstandings with a male co-worker as sexual harassment. The...

How workplace harassment has taken on new forms

The issue of workplace harassment has taken on a different form in today’s virtual world of work. Instead of making it easier to avoid...

TCS employee approaches labour court for justice

An employee of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) in Chennai has alleged that she has been transferred within the organisation without being offered any reason...

CredAble takes gender sensitisation seriously

The ‘Me Too’ movement brought many cases of sexual harassment at workplaces into the limelight. It also made the corporate world more aware of...

McDonald’s sued for not addressing sexual harassment cases

A lawsuit has been filed against Mc Donald’s by its employees in a Michigan court, alleging that the fast-food chain takes no action in...

Inclusion of domestic workers in sexual harassment at workplace act &...

Martha Farrell Foundation and the Society for Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA) recently hosted a National Consultation on Implementation of Sexual Harassment at Workplace...

#MeToo has reduced women’s harassment at the workplace in the US

Researchers in the US have discovered a fall in the number of reports of sexual harassment at the workplace. This is clearly due to...

Not including women in staff is wrong approach, say SC lawyers

Following the shocking sexual harassment allegations against the Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi, several judges of the Supreme Court (SC) have come up...

Google employees stage walk-out in protest of sexual misconduct

Google employees across the world abandoned their desks at 11 a.m. on November 1, as a mark of protest at the manner in which...

Indian women journalists stand up for victims of sexual harassment

Women journalists in the country have also joined the #MeToo movement, with the Mumbai Press Club authoritatively backing them. The Club issued an official...

SHe-Box now open to private-sector employees

The new portal offers the facility of making online complaints of sexual harassment at the workplace, to all women in the country including government and private employees.

Amex India’s HR head Vishpala Reddy to ride on Uber

Globally, Uber has been under lots of criticism in terms of people management especially on sexual harassments and gender discrimination. Reddy will have a tough task as the new chief people officer for India and South Asia.

Central Govt employees get ‘She-box’ to file sexual harassment complaints

This online complaint filing system will encourage more women to speak up about harassment at the workplace and get quick redressal.

Justice delivered: Uber fires more than 20 employees for harassment

The cab service provider has reportedly fired more than 20 people following an internal investigation into harassment claims.

Uber lets go of employee following sexual harassment allegations at his...

With the internal environment already boiling due to Susan Fowler’s allegations, the company had to take stern decisions to avoid further blow-ups

How this energy company is championing employee inclusivity & engagement

In today’s competitive business landscape, fostering an inclusive and engaging work environment is not just a feel-good initiative; it’s a strategic imperative. Jakson Green,...

Trident’s Asmita leaves blossom into inclusive workplaces

Forget the tired trope of corporate activism. In the heart of India's textile industry, Trident, a manufacturing company, is quietly weaving a revolution in...
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Engagement is outdated: The future of success lies in ‘employee involvement’

In the ever-evolving landscape of the contemporary workplace, a profound metamorphosis is underway, challenging the conventional emphasis on employee engagement. This paradigm shift posits...
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Tata Steel: Journey through excellence in talent acquisition 

Tata Steel, part of the Tata Group, is a multinational steel-making company headquartered in Mumbai, India. It is one of the world's leading steel...

Why did Microsoft’s director-L&D lose his job?

Why does Jeff Bogdan’s status on LinkedIn say ‘#OpenToWork’? Well, Bogdan who was the director of learning and development (L&D) at Microsoft, has been...

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Navendu Shekhar named head HR at India Today

After serving as director-HR (business, strategy and corporate functions) at Cashree Payments for well over two and a half years, Navendu Shekhar has joined...

Harleen Kaur takes on CHRO role at APEX Acreages

Harleen Kaur is CHRO, APEX Acreages with her appointment being implemented with effect from February 2024. Singh brings to the table more than two decades...

Poonam Burman takes on CHRO role at Godrej Industries (Chemicals)

After spending well over four and a half years with Unilever, Poonam Burman has joined Godrej Industries (Chemicals) as chief human resource officer. An alumna...

Polmor Steel to expand in Telangana, create 100 more jobs

Polmor Steel, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Polish company Polmor is gearing to expand in Telanga, where it already has facilities in the Automotive...

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