The Law at Work: The ABA’S Nine Features of a Highly Effective Workplace Sexual Harassment Policy
For the last several months, the country – the world, really -- has been having a dialogue about how to eradicate workplace sexual harassment. There is an emerging realization that the law is necessary in addressing sexual harassment, but is not sufficient. The law can never be the entire answer because, generally speaking, the law is designed to remedy only violations of behavioral minimums, not to prescribe best practices. However, the American Bar Association House of Delegates just unanimously adopted a one-page, nine-point resolution focused on sexual harassment that goes beyond lawyers and beyond law. In his The Law at Work Column in the San Diego Union-Tribune, Shareholder Dan Eaton shares details of the ABA’s new policy.
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