The Silent Crisis: The Impact of Retaliation in Your Workplace

Elizabeth Bille

Senior Vice President, Workplace Culture at EVERFI

Learning Objectives

Workplace retaliation is the most frequently filed charge with the EEOC and has been for the last decade. Yet, despite its prevalence and the harm it poses for employers--increased legal claims, decreased employee morale and retention, and damaged workplace cultures--it is a problem that is not on most employers’ radar. This thought-provoking and engaging session will share the alarming findings from a new employer survey conducted by the speaker and the HR Research Institute revealing risk areas that are often overlooked by employers. Attendees also will receive an anti-retaliation action plan that they can implement to prevent retaliation in their workplaces.

Key Takeaways:

  • Learn data from national research about why and how retaliation occurs, who tends to experience it and perpetrate it, and lesser-known risks and warning signs

  • Examine common organizational practices to prevent retaliation and how effective those tactics really are 

  • Receive a checklist of effective practices that can be implemented to help prevent retaliation in the workplaces