With a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice and a Master of Arts in Human Resources Management, Glen Padayachee has spent the majority of his career working with private and public sector employers on reducing their risk to liability by implementing effective training programs and policies aimed at preventing sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace. Serving on various civil rights boards and committees, Mr. Padayachee’s passion for equality in employment and his dedication for ensuring all individuals are treated with respect and dignity, has earned him the recognition from employment and civil rights professionals across the country as today’s “new face of civil rights”.
Aside from operating his equal employment opportunity (EEO) and human resources (HR) consulting firm (EEO and HR Consultants), Mr. Padayachee has been employed by the State of California for the past 18 years and was appointed in 2015 as the Chief of Civil Rights with the Office of Internal Affairs and served as the Equal Employment Opportunity Officer for the third largest law enforcement agency in the U.S with more than 64,000 employees; the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.
Mr. Padayachee has many years of experience providing EEO training in both private and public sectors which includes extensive training experience in sexual harassment prevention, embracing cultural diversity, and ethics and morals for strong leadership. Mr. Padayachee has also conducted over 2,000 highly sensitive and complex EEO investigations involving allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination. With extensive experience and knowledge in his field, Mr. Padayachee has authored this book to help employers and their managers grasp a better understanding of what types of conduct are considered unlawful harassment, and their affirmative duty to take action to prevent continued harassment. Every employer should ensure their managers and supervisors have a copy of this book; the practical knowledge and concepts gained will reduce the employer’s risk for liability, give managers a firm understanding of acceptable vs. non-acceptable behavior, and creates and fosters a healthy work environment for all. This book is also an excellent resource for human resources personnel and EEO staff who analyze and process complaints.