Author: Stephen M. Paskoff

The Rules Have Changed for Sex Discrimination

The Rules Have Changed for Sex Discrimination

On June 15, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity is a type of unlawful sex discrimination prohibited by Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. This ruling will bring change across the nation. From a legal standpoint, the changes may

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Returning to work after Coronavirus

Back to A Changing Workplace

After several months away, many will soon return to their offices, plants, retail establishments and other workplace settings. As they do, they’ll find a changed, uncertain world as concerns over the spread and risk of COVID-19 continue. In anticipation, organizations have quickly developed workplace rules addressing healthcare recommendations and regulatory

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Legal Defense vs. Behavioral Change?

Legal Defense vs. Behavioral Change?

The New York Times recently published an article about growing numbers of videos on sexual harassment. According to the piece, there is an increasing emphasis on using high-quality talent and high production values as companies strive to develop a response to increased awareness of the issues, thanks to the #MeToo

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Training and the 5 C's of Civility by Steve Paskoff

When Training Alone Doesn’t Work: The 5 Cs of Civility

How often have you heard people in your organization complain that “training doesn’t work”? I hear that sentiment all the time in conjunction with training on behavioral issues such as discrimination, inclusion, respect and civility. Often, I have to agree: Training doesn’t work — or, rather, training alone doesn’t work.

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