How To React To Discrimination Accusations
Accusations of discrimination must be taken seriously. They may signify a serious problem within company culture. If ignored, discrimination can lead to seriously damaging effects. As an employer, putting care in how you react to discrimination accusations can potentially save your company unnecessary stress and, most importantly, make the accuser feel heard.
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Steps To Follow
Your human resources department will have more information on proper protocol, but here is a quick list of steps for reacting to a discrimination accusation:
- First and foremost, listen to the accuser
- Do not retaliate
- Take the situation seriously
- Keep the complaint confidential, telling only necessary H.R./authorized personnel
- Be sure to conduct careful investigation and document your findings
- Appropriately discipline guilty parties
Every instance of discrimination is different and has its own complicated layers. Speaking with a lawyer directly about these matters will be a great advantage to your situation. We have an experienced team well-prepared to handle discrimination concerns.
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