Tag: Sexual Harassment

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

Labour Court intervenes in sexual harassment case; passes judgement against HR...

The state labour department has imposed a monthly penalty of Rs 50,000 for five years on the accused after the company’s internal committee failed to act on the complaint.

Sexual harassment cases mishandled by organisations: Deloitte Survey

It is common for companies to try and wriggle out of the situation and avoid legal processes, instead of being compassionate with the complainant. In fact, they even tactically encourage the complainant to reconcile or quit.

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

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Microsoft’s APAC Enabler Mentorship Programme reaches 9 countries

Microsoft’s special mentoring scheme — the APAC Enabler Mentorship Programme — which focusses on making people with disabilities (PwDs) in the Asia Pacific (APAC)...

How pre-hiring orientation reduces early dropouts at eClerx

During orientations, it is a common practice for companies to present to the employees an overview of the organisation along with what their career...

How the millennials at MTR Foods are enjoying global exposure

Across organisations, it is the millennials who will be seen coming forward to take up leadership roles in the future. Therefore, engaging this younger...

This fintech startup tries to lure talent with hoards of benefits

Fi, a neobank that helps millennials manage their personal finances, is looking to double its workforce. The fintech company for digital natives has already...

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“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

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