Empanelment as external member to ICC’s in India:

 

Our consultants are lawyers, NGO affiliates and social workers. When you empanel a COHERE CONSULTANT, you get the benefit of reaching out for advise from legal experts, gender trainers, counselors, psychologists, de-addiction specialists and media and communication

 

    As part of the empanelment, the services offered include:
  • • Publication of contact details of the Consultant as the ICC member
  • • Responding to all telephonic and email queries/complaints of employees to the external consultant and advising the company accordingly
  • • Responding to all queries of Senior Management, HR, Legal and other ICC members as and when raised, with timely advice.
  • • Providing ongoing advisory services on preventive measures, policy changes etc.
  • • Assured availability for conducting inquiries and holding meetings.
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      In the event of a case of sexual harassment coming up:
    • a. Advisory services from complaint receipt (whether verbal or in writing) to conciliation
    • b. Legal Services for conducting inquiry, preparation of inquiry report and post inquiry management

     

    Drafting of policies, compliance notices and annual reports


    We cover all labour laws and required compliances under them as well as advise on evolving case laws and upcoming law and policy.

     

      Workshops
    • • Orientation and training of key people, HR/ER, legal and Internal Complaints Committee (“ICC”) Members
    • On developing basic understanding on gender in the workplace, workplace discrimination and sexual harassment and the law On handling cases of sexual harassment and conduct conciliations and inquiries.
    • • Training of mid management and employees on responsibilities under the law and workplace do’s and don’ts
    • • Workshops for NGO’s and Social Workers on understanding the alw and acting as external members
    • • General awareness workshops on knowing rights to combat GBV

    Cohere also specializes in providing electronic resources for online and offline training and conducting workshops for training of trainers including development of training material as per requirement.

    Counseling and Mediation

    Reorientation/sensitization/correctional training or counseling by legal, gender and medical experts for the aggrieved woman and the respondent is also available as per requirement.

    Other Services:

    Other services such as conducting gender audits and review of company practices & operations etc. are also undertaken by the consultants.

    COHERE also works closely with agencies engaged in designing and creating workplace appropriate materials and content on sexual harassment and workplace discrimination awareness for dissemination in the workplace.

    ProBono Services

    Individual can contact for a confidential consultation on cohereconsultants@gmail.com. Please understand that we get a lot of inquiry for our probono services and we make best efforts to attend to all while prioritizing their condition, need, urgency and ability to find other recourse.