In our third and final in our series, Workplace Relations & Safety Partner Aaron Goonrey is once again joined by Linsey Simpson, Thomson Reuters' Head of Human Resources for ANZ, for a candid conversation about the impacts of #MeToo, particularly for HR professionals.
In this edition, Essential business responses in the age of #MeToo, Aaron and Linsey share their views about the proactive steps businesses should take in response to the #ageofmetoo including:
- re-educating employees (including senior business leaders), specifically their role in upholding expected standards;
- consider approaches to provide anonymity for employees who may not otherwise have the confidence to speak up;
- re-examining processes, procedures and policies to ensure they enable and encourage employees to raise issues; and
- creating regular internal dialogue to keep awareness of processes and policies where they may already exist.
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