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HR Program Helps Business Owners Prevent Harassment in the Workplace

Updated: Mar 21, 2019

Biz New Orleans

Suzanne Pfefferle Tafur

Because the local restaurant scene has been riddled with shocking sexual harassment scandals, chef Susan Spicer spoke with her staff about various types of misconduct, whether it’s verbal abuse from customers, or threatening behavior from coworkers.

The James Beard award-winner said in an email that her employees at Rosedale and Mondo have “never experienced any sexual harassment situations,” but she wanted to reassure them that if necessary, they can safely report to a human resources (HR) entity.

Since Spicer doesn’t have an HR staff, she contacted Gotcha Covered – a local HR consulting firm that provides support and training to businesses of all sizes. They work with companies who have an in-house HR staff and companies who do not have one, by serving as their HR presence. Keep reading...



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