Michael Schmidt, vice chair, and David Barron, a member of Cozen O'Connor's Labor & Employment department, were quoted in Bloomberg BNA's Workforce Strategies on sexual harassment. Both spoke about training that changes the culture. Dave discussed how he leans more toward an internal approach. ‘‘Unlike management, whose presence in employee meetings can sometimes make things awkward, HR has an important role in training both management and rank-and-file employees,’’ he said. Mike discussed how it's vital that once the outside experts have finished their part of the training, ‘‘the HR and other internal officials perform regular follow-up on the trainings and continued communication throughout the year about the appropriate desired workplace culture,’’ he said.
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Reproduced with permission from Workforce Strategies, 36 WS no. 2 (Feb. 2018). Copyright 2018 by The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (800-372-1033)