Julie Proscia will present How to Avert Workplace Violence/Bullying at a luncheon on July 18 sponsored by the DuPage SHRM. With the economic climate uncertain, companies are facing a rapidly changing work environment that is faces with uncertainty, hostility and violence. Attorney Julie Proscia will discuss the rise in violence, workplace bullying and discrimination in the workplace by examining counseling strategies and policies, which are procedures that can save companies thousands of dollars in litigation after an incident erupts.
- Bullying is a new focal area for companies. Is it illegal? Find out!
- Retaining employees who fight, threaten, harass or intimidate is a legal exposure! Find out why
- Harassing behavior has a legal definition and a “street” definition. Make sure you are correct when interpreting employee actions as “illegal”.
- Retaliation by management is a HUGE landmine for all employers. Recent clarification of the definition is important to understand to prevent accidental legal exposures.