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Helping Employers Implement Efficient and Equitable Solutions to their Workplace Problems

FisherBroyles Employment Law Blog

Helping Employers Implement Efficient and Equitable Solutions to their Workplace Problems

FisherBroyles Employment Law Blog

Helping Employers Implement Efficient and Equitable Solutions to their Workplace Problems

Does Sexual Harassment Training Make Matters Worse?

Readers responded to my post earlier this week which discussed the controversial new piece in the Guardian which questioned whether sexual harassment training helps prevent such harassment, or makes it worse. I asked whether sexual harassment training is effective or, as the Guardian piece suggested, backfires and increases harassment — or if the article went too far in its broad conclusion and,…
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Does Sexual Harassment Training Lead Men To Blame The Victims?

A controversial new piece in the Guardian is questioning a basic assumption of employment lawyers and HR folks: that sexual harassment training helps prevent such harassment. The article, which is roiling the employment law waters, quotes a number of academics who have analyzed several peer-reviewed studies, and conclude, as one professor did, that “Sexual harassment courses aimed at preventing workplace discrimination…
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RICHARD COHEN
Richard Cohen has litigated and arbitrated complex corporate, commercial and employment disputes for more than 35 years, and is a trusted advisor to business owners and in-house counsel both in the United States and internationally. His clients have included Fortune 100 companies, domestic and foreign commercial and investment banks, Pacific-rim corporations and real estate development companies, as well as start-up businesses throughout the United States.

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AMY EPSTEIN GLUCK
Amy Epstein Gluck has represented individuals and corporate clients in Virginia, Washington, D.C., and various federal district courts for more than twenty years. Ms. Epstein Gluck’s current practice areas include employment law—advising on and drafting employment agreements; handling employment negotiations, severance agreements, noncompete and nondisclosure agreements, “wrongful terminations” and other EEO matters; representation at the EEOC level; advising employers about discrimination laws and how to remain in compliance, and employment negotiations.

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