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Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Duration: 2 hours

Target Audience: All Employees

Course Overview: All employees should have the expectation of working in a safe environment, including one that is free from sexual harassment and discrimination. Sexual Harassment is a broad term that includes unwanted sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, sexual harassment isn't necessarily always sexually suggestive in nature. Sexual harassment can be verbal, physical, nonverbal, or visual, and the harasser or victim can be of any gender, sex, race, and age. Sexual harassment is completely preventable, and all employers should take steps to ensure that they are offering a safe work environment for all their employees. Certain cases of sexual harassment are considered illegal, and employers can be held liable. Several states are now recommending, if not requiring employers to have mandatory sexual harassment prevention training provided to all their employees.

Training Includes:

  • State Training Requirements

  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act

  • Department of Labor Laws

  • Defining Types of Sexual Harassment

  • Prevalence of Sexual Harassment

  • Recent Awareness of Sexual Harassment

  • Abusive Conduct in the Workplace

  • Examples and Scenario of Sexual Harassment

  • Hostile Work Environment

  • Common Predatory Behaviors

  • Rights of the Accused

  • Bystander Effect

  • Steps for Reporting Harassment

  • Consequence for Harassers

  • Investigating Complaints

  • Examples of Retaliation

  • Victim to Survivor

  • Resources for Help

  • LGBTQ Related Sex Discrimination

  • Supervisor Responsibilities

  • Factors for Credibility

  • Employer Liabitilites for Cases of Sexual Harassment