The ETH winds in the processing of allegations of sexual harassment and bullying in the case of an architecture Professor. Difficult it would have been: The organization of Time’s Up, what prominent Americans founded the inside to the accusations at Harvey Weinstein, has published the ideal guide to dealing with such cases: Transparent, employers should be in the process, interested in facts. You should not use confidentiality clauses, the workers protect and psychologically, and financially support.
as there was #MeToo never breaks to the international most prestigious University in the country with all of these rules. The case against a respected architecture Professor, to put you in such a way that the concerned ETH employees could only lose. You were not Party to the proceedings, with corresponding Rights in the disciplinary process, were first of all advice is neither legally nor psychologically, and received only after a long struggle, a part of the attorney's fees awarded. In the meantime, you collect a Crowdfunding platform for the Rest.
The ETH is trying to protect your Reputation
So deeply Concerned were legally made, so the ETH put the hurdle in regards to sexual harassment. This would have to be proven "in the criminal sense right enough" to be considered. "Hey sweetie" from the chief and coarse Mixing does not often fall under the criminal law. The ETH would have been a life of near-approach. However, it has not even a detailed guide for such a procedure.
Just as important, how are the names of renowned professors, should be of the ETH, the protection of the employees be. Instead, you risked with a process in terms of power relationships, a slate could not be created, to make your subordinates once again to the victims. The affected Professor is in Sabbatical. Instead of clean up, tried ETH, to protect their Reputation. You must understand: For such an approach, the times are over now. (Tages-Anzeiger)
Created: 06.02.2019, 22:44 PM