2019 Effective Supervisory Practices Session 2: The HR Stuff: Ensuring a Safe, Respectful, Harassment-Free Workplace (Chapters 14, 15)
Recorded On: 05/15/2019
Based on Chapters 14 and 15, this session discusses the supervisor's role in fostering a safe, harassment-free work environment.
- Legal definitions of harassment and discrimination
- How to recognize harassment and discrimination
- The supervisor's role in addressing issues/complaints
- The complaint interview
- Effective intervention
- Workplace wellness and safety programs
Aleksandra (Sandy) Stapczynski
Founder and President, Human Resources Services, Inc.
Aleksandra (Sandy) Stapczynski, is founder and president of Human Resources Services, Inc. (HRS), a small woman-owned business located in the greater Boston area. HRS is a major provider of HR Consulting Services, particularly pay/classification/performance, to local governments in Massachusetts.
With nearly 30 years of experience providing technical assistance to local governments in key areas of human resource management, she and her associates provide consultancy services to hundreds of New England cities, towns, school districts, counties, regional agencies, and state agencies. Sandy is co-author of the newly released ICMA e-book, Performance Appraisal Fundamentals: A Quick Guide to Fair, Consistent, and Useful Performance Appraisals. She is a contributor to ICMA’s Human Resource Management in Local Government: An Essential Guide (1st, 2nd, 3rdEditions) and has also authored an ICMA IQ Management Report on Staffing and Utilization Studies.
She has served as adjunct professor and guest speaker at colleges/universities in the Boston area. She holds a master’s degree in public administration from the Sawyer Business School, Suffolk University, Boston, and a bachelor’s degree in government from Suffolk University.
Carol M. Granfield, ICMA-CM
Principal Consultant, Municipal Resources, Inc.
Carol M. Granfield, ICMA-CM , is principal consultant for Municipal Resources, Inc. She has 38 years of public sector management experience and seven years private sector experience. Carol has served in town administrator/manager positions in New England and also as director of administration in Herndon, Virginia, and personnel director in Fairfax, Virginia.
Carol’s expertise in human resources and labor relations includes the establishment of personnel policies, organizational studies, wage, classification and benefit studies and union negotiations.
Carol is co-author of the newly released ICMA e-book, "Performance Appraisal Fundamentals: A Quick Guide to Fair, Consistent, and Useful Performance Appraisals."
Michelle Poché Flaherty
Deputy City Manager, City of Palo Alto
Michelle Poché Flaherty is deputy city manager of the city of Palo Alto, California. With 20 years of public service experience, Michelle has held senior executive positions in federal, state and local government. She is professionally trained in coaching and a member of the International Coach Federation.