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'Maze Runner' author dropped by agent after harassment allegations

The #MeToo movement continues to spread into the world of young adult and children's fiction — fast. Most recently it's led to The Maze Runner author James Dashner being dropped by his literary agent, according to a report from the Associated
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Is an Employee’s #MeToo Social Media Post a Harassment Complaint?

Dear Littler: I work in HR and have a very modern-day dilemma. An employee (Lauren) told me about a social media post by another employee (Jane). I don’t follow Jane on social media, but a few days ago she posted...
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No immediate arrests in dowry harassment cases: SC rules to curb misuse by disgruntled wives

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times The court ruled that it was necessary to involve civil society in cases registered under the 2014 law to ensure people were not unfairly harassed.Quoting the National Crime Records
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Five Tips for Eliminating Workplace Misconduct

If you’re like most human resources professionals, you want to create a workplace where misconduct can’t thrive — and that starts with a strong focus on culture. Most people entering the workplace are looking for a positive,
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Why You Should Take All Harassment Complaints Seriously

When I conduct anti-harassment training for supervisors, one of the points I stress is that all complaints of harassment and discrimination — no matter how minor — must be taken seriously. Why? For a few reasons. By addressing
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'Don't feed the trolls' really is good online advice - here's the evidence

From: www.abc.net.au Via: twitter.com RT @RobertCialdini: 'Don't feed the trolls' really is good online advice https://t.co/skJimmw9dTAlmost half the
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EEOC Settles First Sexual Orientation Lawsuit

In early March, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed its first lawsuits, in which it alleged that employer had violated Title VII by discriminating based on sexual orientation. Late last week, one of those lawsuits settled. (A
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Training Has Little Effect On Workplace Sex Harassment

Despite 30 years of training and sensitivity sessions since the U.S. Supreme Court first said sexual harassment is discrimination,  workplace harassment has come to dominate the charges brought to the EEOC by private sector and state and
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DeepText: Facebook announces text understanding engine

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times IANS, New Delhi|The deep learning-based text understanding engine is already being tested on Facebook Messenger. When DeepText identifies a sentence it understands you need a ride,

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