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We Missed You at the February Chapter Meeting

Thursday, March 1, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Amanda Davis
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We missed you at the February Chapter Meeting on February 21st!  Over 50 AALA members gathered together at Maggiano's in Buckhead to hear Andria Ryan of Fisher & Phillips present, "Five Practical Steps to Avoid #MeToo."  What a relevant topic in this day and age!!

Below are some takeaways and action items.

We’ve got several great opportunities to get together next month. We hope to see you!

  • March 8 for our Winter Evening Social (Trivia at Takorea – Midtown),
  • March 21 for our Chapter Meeting and Pass the Gavel (Park Tavern, Midtown)
  • March 27 for a Shared Knowledge Group meeting

Register for those events today here!


Five Practical Steps to Avoid #MeToo

Presented by:  Andria L. Ryan


5 Steps to Address Growing Sexual Harassment Concerns

  • Step 1: Make sure your policies match modern standards
  • Step 2: Disseminate your policies in a thoughtful way
  • Step 3: Train your managers to address issues and avoid common mistakes
  • Step 4: Promptly investigate any issues raised
  • Step 5: Consistently enforce your standards


Harassment – EEOC Task Force Findings

  • A “jaw-dropping” moment – 30 years of corporate training has had little effect on preventing workplace harassment
  • Of 90,000+ charges against employers – 1/3 related to harassment
  • EEOC says 90% of harassment victims never file a legal complaint
  • FY 2016 – EEOC recovered $164.5 million for workers alleging harassment.



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