5 Tips For Keeping The Workplace Harassment-Free

Law360, New York (August 13, 2013, 8:36 PM EDT) -- An effective anti-harassment program can not only provide an employer with a defense in litigation but keep lawsuits from arising at all.

While no program can completely eliminate the potential for harassment claims, lawyers told Law360 that maintaining a robust anti-harassment program can go a long way toward minimizing a company's risks.

Under what's known as the Faragher-Ellerth framework, set by a pair of 1998 U.S. Supreme Court decisions, the right policies and training can serve as an important affirmative defense for an employer slapped with a...
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