There are many excellent organizations that specialize in helping navigate HR issues that may arise including sexual harassment, addiction, alcoholism and mental health issues. Below you’ll find a list of third party resources that provide expertise to help you navigate these sensitive and very important HR issues.
Craft Beer HR Group
The Craft Beer HR group is an independent group comprised of 100+ HR professionals at 80+ craft breweries. The group connects industry HR practitioners to discuss some of the unique challenges facing small and independent craft breweries. Today, the group hosts an annual summit, collaborates with the Brewers Association on an industry-specific compensation and benefits survey, and serves as a network to answer common HR questions related to the brewing industry. To request membership, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
myHRcounsel offers flat-rate monthly memberships providing HR and legal services to organizations. Brewers Association members have access to discounted services including unlimited 24/7 HR and employment law advice from licensed employment attorneys, access to legal checklists and updates, hundreds of employment law documents and templates, a state-specific employee handbook drafted by an attorney, and legal review of employment documents. Visit myhrcounsel.com/brewers-association.
The Brewers Association has partnered with WeVow to help give BA members the tools to proactively address sexual harassment, while also offering resources and support for anyone who experiences it. As a benefit of BA membership, members receive 50% off for the lifetime of their WeVow membership.
Contact: Schedule a call.
#NotMe is the misconduct reporting platform designed from the ground up to support employees in raising any concerns, and employers who want to listen, respond, and more effectively prevent all forms of misconduct. Thank you to all those breweries across the nation who have already subscribed to #NotMe and helped make the industry safer and better for all.
Brewers Association members are eligible for a 20% discount on #NotMe subscription with discount code BAMEMBER.
Contact: Request a demo.
Ethena offers a variety of compliance training options to arm your team with the tools needed to navigate tricky situations and contribute to an ethical and inclusive team. With an easy-to-use platform, Ethena offers employers the ability to assign training based on employee demographic data (level, location, etc.), and their employer dashboard makes it easy to confirm that assigned training has been completed. Visit Ethena’s website and use code BREWERS10 to receive 10% off.
Other Organizations and Agencies
This is the widely-accepted certifying body for human resource professionals. There is a fee for membership and anyone can join.
Contact: 800.283.SHRM (7476)
Employee assistance programs (EAP) are a way for employers to help employees who are experiencing personal issues like alcohol or substance abuse. Many EAPs now cover a broad range of issues and extend to an employee’s family. Many insurers offer affordable employee assistance programs as add-ons to your existing insurance. Ask your insurance provider for more details. Learn more about EAPs.
The EEOC provides a wide range of resources to both help you understand the law and to create a workplace free of harassment. In 2016, the EEOC published an extensive study on harassmentOpens in new window in the workplace, including statistics and guidance on bystander and civility trainingOpens in new window which show signs of being the two most effective methods of training.
Contact: (202) 663-4691
Equal Rights Advocates protects and expands economic and educational access and opportunities for women and girls.
SAMHSA is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.
Contact: 1.800.662.HELP (4357)
Alcohol.org is a comprehensive resource for research based information on the nature of alcohol abuse and addiction.
NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
The ADAA focuses on improving quality of life for those with anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and co-occurring disorders through education, practice, and research.