In 2019, nearly 54% of all EEOC claims were due to retaliation - the highest percentage ever.
Powerful legal protection.
Harassment and discrimination training, incident reporting platforms and anonymous hotlines are not enough to protect employees or employers. In fact, if your company is still managing harassment and discrimination internally, it is at a greater risk of facing legal action.
Work Shield is the only solution in the market that significantly reduces an organization's risk of legal suits and EEOC charges and investigations.
Work Shield bolsters affirmative defense and provides a more defensible position.
We help reduce your company's risk and lower incident rates.
Just one mismanaged workplace harassment incident can impact a company's profits, investor prospects, reputation, culture and more. Work Shield is a fixed cost solution for dealing with and solving workplace harassment and discrimination that protects your employees, your company and your culture.
A clear path to incident resolution.
We deal with workplace harassment and discrimination more thoroughly and effectively than any other solution in the market. And we say that without hesitation. Because we are the FIRST and ONLY solution in the market providing beginning-to-end incident management.
We work hard to ensure our investigations interfere with your workplace as little as possible and are completed as quickly as possible.
Independent Reporting to Remove Fear of Retaliation
Lower Incident Rates
Qualified Legal Professionals Work Towards Preventing Problems from Escalating to Legal Action
Quick and Effective Resolutions
How it works.
Employee safely and securely reports an incident via our website or by phone.
The employee and Work Shield receive a time-stamped copy of the report via email.
Work Shield-certified legal professionals begin our independent and impartial investigation.
Our experienced team contacts all parties involved with the incident using a conversational tone - including the accused, the accuser and any witnesses. We will clarify any details and ask any necessary questions about the incident.
We provide resolution recommendations to the employer in about five days.
Work Shield experts evaluate all information learned during the investigation and provide recommended resolution options to the employer. Our legal professioanls are available to discuss and help evaluate next steps.
Bottom line impact.
A Fortune 500 company loses $6.7 million per year due to harassment and its impact, including absenteeism, turnover, EEOC investigations, settlements and more.
Empowering your employees fosters a healthy culture of respect, diversity, increased productivity and long-term retention. It also helps your bottom line.
Our partners typically see an ROI of TEN TO ONE.