Posts Tagged ‘#MeToo’

How to Undermine #MeToo

#MeToo

We have another useful lesson for ethics and compliance officers today from the world of politics: a small but telling glimpse into how men misinterpret the #MeToo movement and stifle attempts to speak up about sexual harassment. This example comes courtesy of Kevin Cramer, Republican congressman from North Dakota. Cramer is now running for Senate…

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Kavanaugh and Compliance, Part II

Kavanaugh

Exactly one week ago, all we knew about Brett Kavanaugh’s personal conduct was that one woman had accused him of sexual assault 35 years ago when they were both high school students; and that Kavanaugh denied the allegations. Well, a lot can change in one week. Today we have a broader collection of allegations against…

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The Kavanaugh Compliance Lessons

Kavanaugh

Now that Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court has turned into a #MeToo meltdown, ethics and compliance officers should roll up their sleeves. Peel away the political dimension to this mess, and plenty of lessons emerge about investigations, whistleblower reports, and corporate values that are worth contemplating. We have several threads to pull: how…

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