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Sexual Harassment in Remote Environments

09.30.2020

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Sexual Harassment in Remote Environments

With the number of employees working remotely as a result of COVID-19 increasing – approximately 31 percent by June 2020 – dealing with sexual harassment in remote work environments will likely become a reality for many employers, if it isn't one already.

The good news is that, at their core, the basic tenets of preventing harassment haven't changed: effective training and policies, an environment of empowerment and accountability, and prompt investigation and remedial action in response to complaints. Matt Feery, associate in the firm's Labor & Employment Group, discusses ways that employers can adapt their existing policies and be mindful of enforcing these policies in their virtual workplaces in TLNT Magazine.

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Sexual Harassment in Remote Environments
TLNT Magazine
9.30.2020