Daily Archives: May, 2018

ICC and its Members

Problems Faced by Companies in Building Internal Complaints Committee

The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act, 2013, is in no way unclear about the attributes based on which, people are to be chosen for the Internal Complaints Committee. The Act does lay down a few guidelines, based on ...
Act's Compliance GuidelinesImportant Acts & Guidelines

Laws complementing The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, ...

In December 2013, the Vishakha guidelines were superseded by The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013. The new act kept the essence of the Vishakha Guidelines while adding more provisions. In the Vishakha Guidelines, ...
Gender@Work

Why India Inc. needs to protect Men against Sexual Harassment ...

In May 2017, Vijay Nair, a Mumbai-based entrepreneur and founder of Only Much Louder (OML) shared his account of being sexually harassed in an article on the Huffington Post. The ordeal faced by him for months started with someone anonymously ...
Act's Compliance GuidelinesGender@Work

Definition of Workplace under Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace ...

It is an established fact that every victim of sexual harassment at workplace, willing to file a report shall do so as per the Act. Now the questions which arise in the mind of such victims are: What is a ...
Act's Compliance GuidelinesGender@Work

Definition of Sexual Harassment under Sexual Harassment of Women at ...

Sexual Harassment can be committed by a person of any position in an organisation. It is also important to mention that sexual harassment is not limited to making inappropriate sexual/physical advances. In fact, sexual harassment includes any unwelcome verbal or ...
Act's Compliance Guidelines

Definition of Aggrieved woman under Sexual Harassment of Women at ...

Previously, we have already acquainted ourselves with the definitions of “workplace” and “sexual harassment”. In this series, we have attempted to define an “Aggrieved Woman” as per the Act. “Aggrieved Woman”, the term in itself is quite suggestive. In simple ...
Act's Compliance Guidelines

Decoding Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and ...

“The head of the HR department used to call me late night and send me inappropriate messages at work.” “My boss complimented me on my nail colour and touched my fingers inappropriately.” Sounds familiar? This is, more or less, how ...
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