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Author Appleby, Gavin S.

Title Harassment and discrimination : and other workplace landmines / Gavin S. Appleby.

Imprint [Irvine, Calif.] : Entrepreneur Media, c2008.


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 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  344.014133 Ap52h 2008    ---  Available
 Axe Circ Desk Compact Discs  344.014133 Ap52h 2008    ---  Available
Description xix, 330 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.).
Series Entrepreneur's legal guides
Entrepreneur magazine's legal guide.
Note Includes index.
Contents Discrimination and the law : what it is and what it does -- Legal theories of discrimination and their effect on you -- Unusual situations : BFOQs, retirement, RIFs -- Common employer mistakes, from hiring to firing -- A wild and crazy world : how sexual harassment became unlawful -- Round pegs and square holes : using discrimination law to prohibit harassment -- Reasonable women, welcomeness and other early concepts -- It's got to be severe or pervasive, whatever that means -- The wonders of e-mail and the internet -- Stupid manager tricks : the disaster of quid pro quo harassment and the problem with hostile work environments -- Co-worker harassment : party all the time -- Building a prevention system - manager harassment and the Faragher defense -- Private eyes: investigating allegations of harassment -- Dealing with witnesses, credibility issues, and Clarence, Anita, Bill and Paula (the "he said, she said" problem) -- After the investigation - do we fire all the harassers? -- "Sensitivity school" for those who "don't get it" -- Dealing with the after effects : building bridges, appropriate documentation and closing the loop -- Special situations : dating and other relationships (consensual behavior isn't sexual harassment) -- Fraternization policies, love contracts, and breaking up is hard to do -- Dealing with managers with bad judgment and the wonders of having alcohol at company functions -- Sexual orientation and same sex issues, and the "because of sex" requirement -- Customers, vendors and other non-employees : thar be dragons here too -- Favoritism, bullying, nastiness and other potential supervisor landmines -- Training requirements and suggestions -- Beyond sex : race, religion and many other forms of harassment -- The relationships among discrimination, harassment, and retaliation -- The progressive employer: combining respect, diversity and harassment avoidance to make a better workplace.
Subject Sexual harassment -- Law and legislation -- United States.
ISBN 1599181452 (alk. paper)
9781599181455 (alk. paper)

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