By David D. Dodge
NBA Commissioner, Adam Silver, announced last month that the league was setting up a confidential hotline for league and team employees to report improper behavior in the workplace. The league made the announcement in a memo sent to all of its 30 teams.
The NBA’s action came in the wake of Sports Illustrated’s damning report that portrayed the Dallas Mavericks as “a picture of a corporate culture rife with misogyny and predatory sexual behavior.”
In Silver’s introduction of the new hotline, he reminded the teams of the NBA’s commitment to providing employees a safe and inclusive work environment. He went on to reiterate the NBA’s core values, respect and integrity. [Read more…]