Remote Workplace Harassment And Discrimination
If you are working from home for the first time, you might just be learning how it differs from working in-person with coworkers. And because this is a new experience, you may not be sure what’s expected. One thing you can count on is that you still want to be treated with respect, and you need to treat your teammates with respect. And as a manager, managing remote employees comes with a variety of challenges. First and foremost making sure that everyone is working and doing their jobs. But there’s another challenge to think about: Ensuring that the workplace is safe, respectful, free of sexual harassment, and other forms of discrimination. The work that’s happening in your employees’ homes and the interaction among employees are all part of the workplace you’re responsible for managing. The law and your company’s policies haven’t changed because people are working remotely.
4 Reasons For Remote Workplace Harassment
It’s easy to believe that workplace harassment and discrimination are only a problem when employees are together in one location. It can be just as much, if not more of a problem, in a remote work environment. There are 4 reasons for this:
- At home, we feel more…