In March of 2022, Christianity Today sadly announced that they “fell short of protecting our employees” when reports of sexual harassment were confirmed. However, this misfortune provides a unique opportunity for ministries and other organizations to unpack what went wrong and examine, “What we can learn from their mistakes?”
If churches discuss sex abuse allegations publicly, are they liable for defamation claims? Maybe, but there are some defenses, as a recent Texas case held.
A study was recently conducted by the Journal of Corporate Finance on almost 200 sexual harassment scandals. The findings? Publicly-traded companies that don't handle it well experience about 450 million dollars in financial damage.
While bullying and harassment may seem similar at first glance, in spite of a few commonalities, each has a very different definition and legal significance in the U.S. workplace.
A multi-chapter resource about what should an organization say after someone is fired for sexual harassment or misconduct—within the organization, to outsiders, or to future employers.
Need a reminder of “what not to do?” Here are ten easy ways for organizations to land in court over sexual harassment in the workplace, without really trying.