‘Speak up’ culture serves notice on employers

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In this edition of Business Law Focus, host Evan Pickworth interviews a multijurisdictional panel of employment law experts from Baker McKenzie offices in five different jurisdictions around the world.

The panel of Mirjam de Blécourt (Partner and Head of Employment, Amsterdam), Monica Kurnatowska (Senior Employment Partner, London), Johan Botes (Partner and Head of Employment, Johannesburg), Fermin Guardiola (Partner and Regional head of Employment, Madrid), and Joanna Matthews-Taylor (Partner and Head of Employment, Dubai) discuss how organisations face growing pressure to address complaints about inappropriate behaviour in the workplace.
25 Apr English South Africa Business

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