"They wouldn’t invite me to meetings, they wouldn’t look at me, they wouldn’t talk to me.”
"This is a problem that exists in a culture that tolerates these behaviours."
She wants the public's help in identifying him.
"I never reached out to anybody because he put so much pressure on you … for you to not tell anybody."
"They said it is a hate crime."
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"YOU ARE NOT GETTING SHIFTS FOR A REASON"
Premier Wynne, in Ontario, announced new measures recently to end sexual violence and harassment, using strong words to describe the purpose as being to end "the culture of misogyny" which is "deep-rooted in society." Misogyny goes beyond exercise of power and control to hatred of women and girls.
Talent and commitment are important. But when assessing employees or potential employees, it is also critical to determine if they have the character required to be a good employee and strive to be an even better one. Overlooking bad behaviour is easy, especially when it involves top performers. But leadership is not supposed to be easy. With all due respect to anyone victimized in this case, this incident serves as a stark reminder of the risks that stem from ignoring character in the workplace.
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A female employee at a North Vancouver Sleep Country Canada store had her human rights claim for sexual harassment dismissed because she engaged in sexual banter. A B.C. Human Rights Tribunal decisio...
The Miami Dolphins have suspended Richie Incognito indefinitely. The Dolphins must also be commended for hiring a third party investigator, and pledging full cooperation to him. However, what about knowledge by management that offensive, racist behaviour was on-going and nonetheless allowing it to continue?
I enjoy my new work, but I am in a shop environment with all male coworkers. I hear phrases that I would be embarrassed to repeat and am questioned about my sexual preferences. I see offensive videos, pictures and pornographic magazines passed around the table during breaks and lunch periods. I am not sure what to do.
The problems begin when they go back to my previous employer even for an informal reference. When only days earlier I had been asked how quickly I could start, what greets me afterward is stone silence.
What is it about our Anglo-Saxon culture that dissuades men from politely complimenting the ladies at whom they can't help but gawk? Similarly, what is keeping us ladies from graciously accepting the compliments we so clearly enjoy?