Week 3 Individual assignment - Gender Discrimination and Sexual Harassment (1).doc

The second way is for the organization to have all

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minimized. The second way is for the organization to have all policies and procedures in place regarding the violation or the chances of violation. This is because the lack of procedure will just make all the efforts toothless and false claims. The anti-discrimination policy not only needs to be preached but practiced at well in all circumstances (Thompson, 2016). The third way in which the companies can minimize liabilities is to have a mechanism in place regarding the investigation of complaints. This investigation needs to be quick, effective and give a positive hope to the employees. The whistleblowers need to be protected as well. The privacy and confidentiality need to be given a top priority. There should be teams and departments who are trained in handling such complaints. This way the organization can ensure that the smaller complaints don't get spiralled into bigger ones and there is enough
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Gender Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Chart 7 time for improvement and prevention for the future. Finally, the organization's leadership needs to closely watch the communications that are being sent out and there must be no unintentional discrimination as well. There is a need to value diversity and help the employees learn to appreciate the differences between them. They all need to feel valued and the managers need to reinforce this value on various occasions.
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Gender Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Chart 8 References Dreiband, E. S., Swearingen, B., & Day, J. (2015). The evolution of Title VII—sexual orientation, gender identity, and the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Jones Day, Cleveland, OH. Retrieved 18 March 2018 from - 6dcfe4a9e2a1/Presentation/PublicationAttachment/74a116bc-2cfe-42d2-92a5- 787b40ee0567/dreiband_lgbt.authcheckdam.pdf Russ, A. C., Moffit, D. M., & Mansell, J. L. (2017). Sexual Harassment and Internships: How Do We Protect Our Students and Program?. Kinesiology Review, 6(4), 391-393. Retrieved 18 March 2018 from Thompson, N. (2016). Anti-discriminatory practice: Equality, diversity and social justice. Palgrave Macmillan.
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