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Dealing with sexual harassment in the workplace

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – The arrest of local Howard Johnson’s owner Jonathan LaRock comes at the same time the nation is learning about allegations of sexual abuse by Hollywood Producer Harvey Weinstein. National headlines tell the story of men in authority positions using their influence to get away with the sexual harassment or worse, of women.

Incubator team offers real-life advice to budding business

On Monday, the private business incubator on downtown State Street announced it has assembled a volunteer team of legal, accounting, recruiting and human resources experts – dubbed BizHub – to help launch fledgling entrepreneurs.

Treating workers like family: A mixed blessing

Treating employees like family is an appealing idea, and one that’s distinguished a few high-performing businesses, though it has its flaws.

When personal problems are personnel problems, it’s time to get involved

When someone is going through a devastating personal crisis – like addiction, domestic violence or depression – how employers respond can make a big difference in the outcome for both the business and the employee. […]

Why keeping your boss happy matters – to your career

By Molly Belmont/Women@Work Today’s work environment may be increasingly collaborative, but the reality is that making sure your boss’s needs are met is still every bit as important as it was a decade ago. Your boss’s happiness is critical to your company’s success, not to mention your own personal career trajectory.

Keeping employees safe at work

Wearing a safety pin has become a symbol that the wearer is an ally of vulnerable communities, and seeks to create a safe space for all people, regardless of race, ethnicity, nationality, religion, gender or sexual orientation.