Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly publishes “C-suite employment contract clauses in the wake of Weinstein”
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly published, “C-suite employment contract clauses in the wake of Weinstein,” written by Tim Van Dyck. The Harvey Weinstein scandal drew national attention, and although it struck a nerve with American society, it has empowered individuals to speak out about sexual harassment and retaliation in the workplace. Van Dyck offers advice and several contract clauses that employers and their boards should consider in the wake of the Weinstein scandal.
Below is an excerpt from the article:
“Employers must be prepared to take swift action to address these complaints when they arise in the workplace and, better yet, to take proactive steps to discourage harassment and other forms of discrimination from occurring in the first instance. One such step that employers can take right now is to revisit their executive employment agreements to ensure that they specifically and appropriately address the repercussions of harassing or retaliatory conduct in the workplace.”
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