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Association of American Universities Adopts Principles to Address Sexual Misconduct and Retaliation on University Campuses

November 16, 2021 | Institutional Integrity Risk + Compliance

The presidents and chancellors of the Association of American Universities (“AAU”), an organization composed of 66 research universities across the U.S., announced on October 26, 2021, that it adopted eight new principles to address sexual misconduct in all forms, including sexual and gender-based harassment and related retaliation.

In a strongly worded statement, the AAU and its member institutions declared that they are unanimously “dedicated to supporting an environment in which students, staff, and faculty can fully participate in the campus … Read More

The Evolution of #MeToo – A Call to Bravery

March 26, 2019 | Compliance

How to Communicate Your Commitment to a Harassment Free Workplace

It’s been more than a year since I first wrote about the emerging #MeToo movement and its impact on employers. A lot has changed since then. While I knew more would come to light regarding the harassment of women in the workplace, I am surprised at the breadth and scope of what the #Me Too movement has exposed. Every day, we hear more examples of extreme sexual misconduct and sometimes

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How Boards Should Tackle Sexual Harassment in the #MeToo Era

November 30, 2018 | Compliance

A previous version of this article was published in Corporate Compliance Insights on November 29, 2018 and written by Stephanie Douglas.

7 Steps to Minimize Risk

Today’s boards are increasingly aware of the significance and scrutiny given to their oversight obligations in the #MeToo era. Depending on the soundness and swiftness of their actions, an organization can be seen as capable and intent on “doing the right thing,” or it can appear to be slow to act or even unresponsive … Read More

#MeToo Addressing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: An Overview for Employers

November 22, 2017 | Investigations

Sexual harassment is a topic discussed in earnest at all levels of our organizations. Businesses are now looking backwards and questioning past accepted behavior in light of today’s public allegations. While this may demonstrate enlightened reflection on the part of business, it can also shed light on cultural, accepted norms and vulnerabilities which may impact these organizations.

Each business has a specific DNA or culture and can range from large publicly-traded, very traditional organizations to those organizations which are described … Read More

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