Misconduct scandal | 'HR isn't interested in stopping harassment'

'HR isn't interested in stopping harassment'

The ‘dystopian’ department of HR isn’t interested in helping employees, it’s interested in just two things: stopping lawsuits and bad PR. Or at least, that’s the view that technology journalist Holly Brockwell shared in a Twitter rant that swiftly went viral, and was met with heavily divided opinions from other users.

Brockwell's claims are very serious. Stating that she went to HR over a serious claim, she writes: "I didn't used to know this [that HR is only interested in stopping bad PR] and went to HR about an assault expecting help and sympathy. What I got was 'you should have drunk less' and the suggestion that I'd never win a case because of that,” she says.

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