The detailed guide further enhances the company’s robust product offerings on harassment in the workplace
Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. today announced the launch of “Sexual Harassment: A Guide to a Harassment-Free Workplace,” now available online through its acclaimed legal research platform, Cheetah™, and in print for companies looking to distribute copies to their employees, or law firms to their corporate clients as a reference.
Authored by Wolters Kluwer employment law analyst Kathleen Kapusta J.D., “Sexual Harassment: A Guide to a Harassment-Free Workplace” serves as an invaluable resource on preventing sexual harassment claims and implementing effective processes within an organization. The guide covers topics that are often overlooked or even unknown to those setting an organization’s policies.
“Over the past year we have seen a wave of sexual harassment allegations across several industries, and it is an issue that continues to endure,” said Kapusta. “This guide provides a comprehensive starting point for organizations looking to preempt sexual harassment in the workplace and mitigate its devastating effects.”
“This title further highlights Wolters Kluwer’s continued committment to expanding our labor & employment portfolio with timely, highly relevant content,” said Chris Carr, Labor & Employment Law Portfolio Director for Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. “We are constantly looking for ways to put practical and actionable information into the hands of our customers to not only keep them informed on the latest updates within this practice area, but also empower them to use that knowledge and act quickly and effectively. This title is the latest addition to our extensive collection of sexual harassment resources and tools within our labor & employment law portfolio to help our customers stay current and compliant in this evolving regulatory landscape.”
Key topics discussed throughout the guide include:
- The hidden costs of harassment;
- How top executives set the tone;
- The serious extent of the risk;
- Personal liability;
- Why sexual harassment training may not have worked;
- Who and when to train;
- How to properly investigate harassment;
- How to handle the reluctant employee;
- Who should investigate;
- Determining credibility;
- Understanding and avoiding defamation; and
- Protecting the accuser and the accused during the investigation.
To purchase print copies, visit: Sexual Harassment: A Guide to a Harassment-Free Workplace (multi-copy discounts are available).
Wolters Kluwer provides world-class content on labor and employment law, including the evolving area of sexual harassment law. Wolters Kluwer has the resources, news and practical tools to help professionals stay current and effectively manage compliance in the area. Notable products include the Labor & Employment Law Library on Cheetah™, a complete online resource that links federal and state labor and employment laws to thousands of cases, concise explanations and expert analysis, offering one of the most robust online libraries for labor arbitration research. The platform includes State and Federal Anti-Harassment Laws Compare, State and Federal Employment Law Compare, and Benefits Law Compare SmartCharts which allow customers to choose relevant states and topics, and instantly evaluate and compare across states in a chart-like format with live links.