Workplace Investigations

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“In-House” HR Functions That Can and Should Be Outsourced

By Cristina Amyot / September 26, 2022

Human Resources is a field that has experienced a vast amount of transformation over the years. The truth is, in order to stand out in your industry, your Human Resources strategy and functions should be innovative, cohesive, and tactical. What that really means is you have to use your resources in a way that enables…

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Is Your Company Compliant with New York State and New York City’s Sexual Harassment Requirements?

By Cristina Amyot / July 26, 2019

Is your company compliant with New York State and New York City’s Sexual Harassment Requirements? Sexual Harassment Requirements in New York City and State Both the city and state of New York have their own sexual harassment regulations, which can be confusing to employers. The regulation that is most favorable to employees needs to…

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Avoid Litigation and Protect Reputation with Workplace Harassment Training

By Cristina Amyot / October 3, 2017

What can you do with $13 million? In a country where the median wage of a full-time worker is $863 a week, you can keep six additional employees on your payroll for 48 years. Someone should have whispered this datum into the ears of decision-makers at Fox News; when their firm had this money, it…

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Addressing Domestic Violence in the Workplace: How to Protect Employees and Minimize Liability

By Cristina Amyot / June 16, 2015

When: Friday, June 26, 2015 2:00 PM – 3:15 PM (Eastern Time) Faculty Cristina L. Amyot, MHRM, SHRM-SCP, SPHR Course Description: U.S. employers lose $5.4 billion annually due to the direct and indirect impacts of domestic violence on workers. And although most employers have violence prevention policies for incidents at work, few address domestic violence issues…

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Domestic Violence Policy and the NJ Safe Act

By Cristina Amyot / December 1, 2014

Exactly what employers are doing to discourage and address domestic violence has become a hot topic. Even though an estimated one in three women and one in four men experienced extreme violence from a partner, there are few workplaces that have formal policies in place for addressing batterers. In fact, fewer than 30% of companies within the U.S. are…

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Preventing Discrimination in the Workplace

By Cristina Amyot / November 25, 2014

Discrimination in the workplace can take several forms: age, race, religion, health status, sexual orientation, and gender. A closer look at recent anti-discrimination lawsuits shows that settlements not only require the payment of hefty fines but also result in the imposition of stringent decrees meant to inhibit discriminatory behavior in the future. However, companies can prevent employee…

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