Preventing Discrimination, Retaliation and Workplace Hostility in the Public Sector: The Essential Role of Good Governance
Laws and employee expectations continue to evolve and expand regarding individual rights in the workplace. Legal conflicts arise when treatment is perceived as falling short of expectations. The key to avoiding the many costs and impacts of litigation is awareness, commitment and follow-through on basic notions of respect and fairness. Governing boards are uniquely positioned to establish the right policy, lead by example and set the tone.