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Publications and Awards

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  • Monthly Newsletter:  "Disability Law Compliance Report," published by West Group (2002 - 2011).  Click here for information.

  • Article:  "Not Funny: Remove the Welcome Mat for Inappropriate Jokes," HR Magazine (September 2008) (published by the Society for Human Resource Management). Click here to view article.   
  • Article:  "The Perils of Office Romance,"  Human Resource Executive Online (February 2007).  Click here to view article.

  • Textbook Chapter:  Role of the EEOC and Office of Civil Rights in Academic and Workplace Sexual Harassment, edited by Michele Paludi and Carmen Paludi, Jr., published by Greenwood Press (June 2003).  Click here for information.
  • White Paper: "The Rising Tide of Retaliation Claims," Society for Human Resource Management online (at http://www.shrm.org) (November 2000).  As access is prohibited to non-members please click here to view article.
  • White Paper: "The Perils of Subjective Hiring Criteria," Society for Human Resource Management online (at http://www.shrm.org) (October 2000).  As access is prohibited to non-members please click here to view article.
In the News
  • National Public Radio:  Interviewed on NPR's "All Things Considered" for feature story on common pitfalls of sexual harassment training (November 8, 2017).  Click here to view article and hear audio.

  • Top of Mind:  Interviewed on "Top of Mind with Julie Rose" for segment on sexual harassment at work (November 13, 2017).  Click here to hear audio.

  • The Society for Human Resources (SHRM) Website:  Quoted in article, "A Trump Golf Club Employee Says She Was Fired for Complaining About Harassment" (April 26, 2017). Click here to view article.
  • The Society for Human Resources (SHRM) Blog:  Quoted in article, "Anti-Harassment Training Following the Supreme Court's Vance Ruling" (July 29, 2013). Click here to view article.


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While serving as a policy attorney at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Elaine Herskowitz received:
  • Three Chairman's Organizational Performance Awards
  • Four Special Act or Service Awards
  • Seven Performance Awards.
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Policy Documents
Elaine Herskowitz was the key drafter of various EEOC policy documents, including the following:
  • Enforcement Guidance on Vicarious Employer Liability for Unlawful Harassment by Supervisors (click here)
  • Compliance Manual Chapter on Retaliation (click here)
  • Enforcement Guidance on Application of EEO Laws to Contingent Workers (click here)
  • Enforcement Guidance on After-Acquired Evidence (click here)
  • Policy Statement on Recent Developments in Disparate Treatmeny Theory (click here)
  • Policy Statement on Sexual Favoritism (click here)
  • Policy Statement on Current Issues of Sexual Harassment (click here)
  • Policy Statement on Harris v. Forklift Systems (click here)
  • Enforcement Guidance on EEOC & Walters v. Metropolitan Educational Ent. (click here)
  • Policy Statement on Control by Third Parties Over Employment Relationship (click here)
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