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HR Works Podcast: Employee Relations – How Would HR Have Handled the Oscars Slap?

Apr 12, 2022

Guest: Deb Muller, CEO and founder of HR Acuity.

By now you’ve seen the it, read about it, talked about it, and probably asked your fair share of follow-up questions. The recent March 2022 Oscars altercation between Chris Rock and Will Smith, being referred to by many as “The Slap Heard Around the World”, has caught the media world by storm and led many to ask what could have been done differently.  Employee relations expert and HR Acuity founder and CEO, Deb Muller, joins the HR Works Podcast to look at the incident through the lens of an HR professional, advising how it could have been handled differently and the steps team leaders can take to protect corporate culture in the moments following a workplace altercation.