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Does Your Company Have a Sexual Misconduct Policy?

There is no time like the present for companies to review their sexual misconduct policies. The first step in such a review is to take a look at your employee handbook (assuming your company has one).  In the handbook, among other things such as vacation and sick time procedures, your company’s sexual misconduct policies and reporting procedures should be clearly explained.  It simply isn’t enough for an employer to have a blanket policy prohibiting sexual misconduct in the workplace (which should be a given).  You must also have clear procedures for handling workplace harassment claims. What should be included in your policy? -How sexual harassment would be handled within the company. For example, a confidential investigation, no retaliation on the Read More