SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Lawmakers in the House have agreed to overhaul a rule addressing harassment and discrimination and to create a new equity office tasked with improving the Capitol's workplace...
NBA rolling out plan to get more women into leadership roles
NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA has told teams that it will have several events in the coming months designed to help improve workplace cultures, as well as find more ways to have women in leadership roles around the league.
Nike confirms departure of 4 more executives
NEW YORK (AP) — Four more Nike executives have left the sportswear company amid its efforts to overhaul workplace culture.
They are Helen Kim, vice president of Nike East for North America; Simon Pestridge, global vice president of marketing for performance categories; Steve Lesnard, the head of running in North America and Tommy Kain, Nike's director of sports marketing.
Nike spokesman Greg Rossiter confirmed the departures but declined to say why they were leaving
NEW YORK (AP) — Three more Nike executives are leaving amid the company's efforts to overhaul workplace culture.
They are Vikrant Singh, a senior brand director for the Nike basketball brand in North America; Daniel Tawiah, vice president of global brand digital marketing innovation; and Antoine Andrews, vice president of diversity and inclusion.
Nike spokesman Greg Rossiter confirmed the departures but declined to say why they were leaving.
NPR adopts new measures after sex harassment investigation
National Public Radio has adopted a series of measures to improve its workplace culture, following an independent investigation into sex harassment issues stemming from the ouster of a top executive.
Ex-lawmaker submits suggestions on Iowa Capitol misconduct
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A former Republican lawmaker tasked with addressing workplace culture in the Iowa Senate following sexual misconduct allegations in the chamber has formally submitted recommendations for improvements.
Mary Kramer tells The Associated Press in a phone interview Tuesday she submitted a draft with recommendations to Senate Majority Leader Bill Dix and Senate President Jack Whitver. Kramer says the top Republicans in the chamber received the document in early January.
Chatterkick recognized again for its workplace culture
SIOUX CITY – For the second time in one week Chatterkick has been honored with an award recognizing its company culture.
The social media agency, with offices in Sioux City and Baton Rouge, Louisiana, was featured in a Nov. 30 Business Insider article highlighting the 50 best small companies to work for of 2017. Chatterkick snagged the 14th spot, which is compiled based on direct feedback from employees.
Portland Transportation Bureau had poor workplace culture
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The maintenance division inside the Portland Bureau of Transportation has harbored a workplace culture where derogatory comments, unprofessional behavior and sexist attitudes are common, according to a consultant's report.
Ivanka Trump: Harassment of women at work can’t be tolerated
TOKYO (AP) — Ivanka Trump said at a Tokyo conference on women's advancement Friday that harassment of women in the workplace cannot be tolerated.
The U.S. president's daughter and adviser spoke at the World Assembly for Women amid growing attention to sexual harassment of women in Hollywood and other industries in the United States.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Attorneys for a former Iowa Senate Republican caucus aide awarded $2.2 million in a sexual harassment lawsuit this month have filed a motion seeking an independent investigation into the caucus office's workplace culture.
Gordon Hospital recognized for employee engagement
(Calhoun, Ga.) -- Adventist Health System (AHS), which includes Gordon Hospital, has been named a 2017 Gallup Great Workplace Award winner. This marks the seventh consecutive year that AHS and its facilities have received the award, which recognizes organizations for their extraordinary ability to create engaged workplace cultures.
Uber CEO Taking A Break
NEW YORK (AP) — After allegations of sexual harassment and a toxic workplace from a former employee, Uber hired former Attorney General Eric Holder and his law firm to come up with recommendations for changes. The recommendations , which were released Tuesday to employees and to the public, suggest a broad range of changes to the ride-hailing app's workplace culture.
WILMINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A fire chief in Vermont had some harsh words for the department he resigned from last week, saying the workplace had become a toxic and hostile environment.
Superintendent: Yellowstone addressing harassment report
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park managers are asking employees to help change the workplace culture after a report found evidence of sexual harassment within the park's maintenance division, superintendent Dan Wenk said.
The park has increased training and made sure employees know where they can go to report misconduct, Wenk told the Bozeman Daily Chronicle (bit.ly/2pm51p0) on Wednesday.
Park managers will be considering other moves to address sexual harassment.
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