Episode 80 — Best Practices for Investigation of Allegations of Sexual Misconduct in the #MeToo Era
The corporate governance landscape is littered with companies that have suffered major legal and reputational damage as a result of failure to promote and protect a safe workplace environment. Companies have failed to hold offenders accountable for sexual misconduct and violation of applicable legal and code requirements.
The #MeToo era has resulted in increased reporting of sexual misconduct allegations and requires enhanced monitoring of corporate culture and workplace safety. One important aspect of an appropriate Speak Up culture and creating a safe workplace environment is the proper and timely handling of investigations of possible sexual assaults and harassment.
In this Episode, Michael Volkov discusses the best practices for investigating allegations of sexual assault and harassment in the #MeToo Era.