The COVID-19 pandemic forced mandatory closures of businesses all over the world. Recently many have started to reopen, which gives people hope for a brighter … Read more
Cultivating Empathy in the Workplace Employees deserve to have safe and empathetic work environments, especially now. We are in a time where many people face … Read more
In October 2017, the #MeToo movement opened the eyes of millions worldwide to the devastating and lasting impacts of sexual harassment in the workplace and … Read more
Whether you work at a small or large enterprise, the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reports that 32% of employees experience some type of workplace harassment. There are … Read more
Though bars are known for offering refuge to many, their reputation as a house of worship with better tasting holy water is not celebrated the same way as a religious institution. Bars and restaurants have been stigmatized as places where bad behavior is tolerated—both backstage as well as in public. While the #MeToo movement helped exposed several popular celebrity chefs and owners for their predatory personalities, the next phase of cleaning up an industry built on creating comfortable atmospheres will be to actively participate in sexual harassment identification and prevention.
Springfield lawmakers have passed the Sexual Harassment Victim Representation Act Starting in January, all businesses in Illinois — including restaurants and bars — will have … Read more