Downsides to In-Person Training

By |2022-07-20T19:34:03-04:00July 20th, 2022|Anti-racism News, Ryley Learning News|

Workplace leaders are urgently looking for effective solutions to tackle systemic discrimination and harassment. Training is a critical plank of a successful Diversity, Equity & Inclusion strategy. The desire to gather in-person for training (after all this time) is understandable. And having open dialogue about harassment and discrimination is a good approach.  However, there can be unexpected

DIY Anti-Racism Training? The Pitfalls of Internal eLearning Solutions

By |2021-07-28T23:29:37-04:00July 28th, 2021|Anti-racism News, Ryley Learning News|

Workplace leaders are looking for solutions to tackle systemic racism. Training via eLearning is not a “cure-all”, but it is a critical plank in your anti-racism strategy. Waves of highly publicized reports of current and historical racism continue, and your employees, shareholders, and customers expected action yesterday. But don’t let this urgency cloud your thinking about the

It’s About Time for Anti-Racism Training

By |2021-04-18T13:51:23-04:00April 15th, 2021|Anti-racism News, Ryley Learning News|

Take concrete steps to address systemic racism in your workplace. Workplace leaders are looking for effective ways to tackle systemic racism. Below are three reasons why you need to rollout impactful Anti-Racism training in your workplace – now. REGISTER FOR MORE INFO ON ANTI-RACISM TRAINING   Reason #1: New Expectations Political Climate & Employee

“The Mounties Always Get Their Man: Unless He’s a Harasser”

By |2020-12-30T16:41:45-05:00December 30th, 2020|Ryley Learning News, Sexual Harassment News|

A damning report on Canada’s largest police force was recently released by former Supreme Court of Canada judge, The Honourable Michel Bastarache, C.C. Q.C. “`Broken Dreams, Broken Lives’: The Devastating Effects of Sexual Harassment on Women in the RCMP” concludes that the culture of the RCMP is toxic, and tolerates misogynistic and homophobic attitudes among leaders and members. Bastarache

What can NFL Football teach employers about how to deal with sexual harassment? (A headline I never expected to write)

By |2020-09-17T21:14:30-04:00September 15th, 2020|Ryley Learning News, Sexual Harassment News|

After years of resistance, the formerly-named "Washington Redskins" have finally dropped their racist team name and are looking for a new mascot. But beyond rebranding, the newly minted "Washington Football Club" is also scrambling to tackle allegations of sexual harassment levelled this summer by more than 40 female employees. That will take far more than a

US Supreme Court’s Recent LGBTQ+ Decision: What It Means for Your Workplace

By |2020-06-24T00:36:46-04:00June 23rd, 2020|Ryley Learning News, Sexual Harassment News|

Bottom line: An employer who fires an individual merely for being gay or transgender violates Title VII. On May 15, 2020, the US Supreme Court ruled that the prohibitions against discrimination “because of sex” contained in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 extend to protect gay and transgender employees against workplace discrimination.

About Bay Ryley, Employment + Human Rights Lawyer, Founder Ryley Learning

By |2020-08-25T19:26:16-04:00January 13th, 2020|Ryley Learning News|

Bay Ryley is an employment and human rights lawyer and the founder of Ryley Learning, a digital eLearning company with a focus on corporate sexual harassment training. As featured in Be the Next Her: A modern-day career blog for women, by women. What is your morning routine? Lots of domestic stuff. Make smoothies and

Workplace sexual harassment: E-learning program helps create safer workplaces

By |2019-07-26T16:25:07-04:00July 22nd, 2019|Ryley Learning News|

Since the #MeToo Movement, preventing sexual harassment has become a key organizational imperative for leaders everywhere. As municipal leaders know all too well, local government workforces are not immune from sexual harassment. Municipalities employ a large number of people who serve the public in a wide range of roles. Case law reports and media headlines

Bay Ryley nominated for 2019 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Award

By |2019-03-01T05:51:43-05:00February 8th, 2019|Ryley Learning News|

The RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards recognizes female business owners from across Canada who make impressive and substantial contributions to the local, Canadian or global economy. Candidates share a strong entrepreneurial vision and a relentless passion in pursuing their dreams. These awards recognize business women from three major regions across Canada: East, Central and

Alum’s online course addresses workplace sexual harassment

By |2019-02-12T08:10:20-05:00November 23rd, 2018|Ryley Learning News|

With history tackling misconduct at Queen’s, Bay Ryley’s efforts now include digital resources. For Bay Ryley, ArtSci ’93, MA ’96, a safe workplace can start online. She’s developed online training which addresses sexual harassment in a professional environment. The initiative, Ryley Learning, can be used to educate employees on how to prevent, identify, and

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