Workshop on creating safe & diverse workplaces
In the post #Metoo era, there is zero tolerance for sexual harassment and growing expectations for safe and diverse workplaces. Corporations that fail to prepare themselves to move with the times may find themselves in legal jeopardy and at risk of losing talent. The ECCT’s Human Resources committee hosted a workshop & lunch to share lessons and offer advice to corporations on how to better address sexual harassment complaints and create a safe and diverse workplace. Read the full event report.
The event featured presentations by Howard Shiu, Partner at Baker McKenzie, and Sing Yueh, Lead Associate, Taiwan Work & Rewards Consulting for Willis Towers Watson US LLC Taiwan Branch. This was followed by a lunch and panel discussion moderated by Judy Huang, Regional Communication Head for Electronics, Head of Communications and Government Affairs for the Taiwan Communications and Stakeholder Engagement Department of the Merck Group Taiwan. Besides the speakers, Crystal Chan, Head of Human Resources for Bayer Taiwan and Pamela Tsai, Head of the HR and Administration Division for Nomura Asset Management Taiwan Ltd joined the panel discussion.
In his presentation, Howard Shiu began by debunking three myths about sexual harassment. He went on to outline the steps to go through in each case and some pitfalls to avoid and the major lessons learned from recent sexual harassment cases.
In her presentation, Sing Yueh explained the importance of increasing Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI) in the workplace.
In the Q&A panel discussion, panellists shared some of their experiences to promote a healthy workspace.