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Sexual harassment issues in online meetings

Have you been working from home lately? If so, like many other companies in this nation, your employer may be rapidly making adjustments to the way that they do business, particularly when it comes to holding conferences and meetings. They may also have quickly set up an online forum that helps you and your co-workers communicate better outside of formal meetings.

Can women in high positions be sexually harassed?

One of the most frequently suggested solutions to the problem of sexual harassment in the workplace is to move more women into positions of authority. As supervisors, managers and executives, women might be in a better position to move a company's culture in a direction that won't allow such things to happen as easily.

What employers should do about cyberbullying in the office

Cyberbullying is a distinctly modern issue -- which means that many companies aren't prepared to handle the difficulties it presents when it happens in the workplace. However, the recent shift to remote work by vast numbers of employees in many industries is drawing attention to this increasingly common problem.

Uber, Lyft sued by California over worker misclassifications

Have Uber and Lyft been guilty of misclassifying its drivers as independent contractors when they're really employees? California thinks so. The state's Attorney General, Xavier Bacerra, and the city attorneys from three major metropolitan areas within the state have filed a joint lawsuit against Uber and Lyft over the issue. This brings to a head a dispute that's been brewing for quite a while.