With unprecedented, seismic and sudden movement, #metoo has underscored the critical importance and value of an influential, engaged and proactive HR professional. The modern workplace requires that (in addition to other roles), HR professionals serve as legal stewards, risk managers, culture leaders and internal investigators. New priorities and competencies have emerged. And the law continues to shift.
During this session, Misti Mukherjee:
- Reviewed the current and future state of harassment law and discuss strategic priorities for HR Management, Board governance and executive leadership in the #metoo environment;
- Distilled the practical and legal elements of a sound internal investigation process and plan; and
- Discussed the elements of create a Speak Up culture and HR’s role as culture-leader in promoting an environment of integrity and transparency.