Bystander intervention training is one of the most effective ways to empower employees to address and prevent harassment and discrimination in the workplace. Ashley Virtue, Dir. of External Relations, explains how empowering your employees with effective tools and bystander intervention tactics can stop inappropriate behavior before it rises to the level of unlawful harassment.
Harassment falls on a spectrum, and some types of harassment are easier to spot than others. Microaggressions--whether they be intentional or not--- can still be hurtful. Have you ever been guilty of using one?
Bystanders are the ones who see issues of harassment and bullying happening, and they're the ones who can change the direction of a situation. This week, we focus on the reasons why bystanders might not intervene.