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NYS Sexual Harassment Training: Laws, Requirements, & Prevention

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Sexual harassment is a serious issue in many U.S. In this blog post, we’ll be focussing on the State of New York. The State of New York (NYS) spent over $11 million on sexual harassment claim settlements in the past decade. In fact, along with Texas and Florida, New York filed the most number of sexual harassment charges with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and Fair Employment Practices Agencies (FEPAs) in the fiscal year 2018.

Tips For Sexual Harassment Compliance Training In The #MeToo Era

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In the last year or so, the #MeToo movement has shed light on just how common sexual harassment is in the workplace. From celebrities to day-to-day workers, thousands of people – women, in particular – have shared stories about how they have been harassed in the workplace. The statistics are staggering. Surveys show that up to 81% of women have experienced harassmentsexual and otherwise – in the workplace.

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Sexual Harassment Compliance Training: Teaching Employees It’s Not a ‘Joke’ – It’s Harassment

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On June 18, Connecticut’s governor signed a law ratcheting up the state’s mandated sexual harassment compliance training requirement. If such states as Illinois, Maryland or New Jersey, which otherwise have strict workplace laws, have so far taken a pass on requiring employers to offer sexual harassment training, what is prompting so many businesses to get ahead on this? Ignorance of the law …”. Required training.

Is Your Sexual Harassment Training Designed to Drive a Culture of Change?

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The quotation above comes from a former intern to Jeff Kruse, the Oregon State Senator who resigned in 2018 after allegations of sexual misconduct made against him were published. At a newly created Committee on Culture, Montgomery told state lawmakers how a “code of silence” operated at the Oregon State Capitol building, and described a longstanding culture of sexual harassment. 52% percent changed job because of the harassment.

Top 4 Problems with Diversity Training and How to Fix Them

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But, do we really understand what it means in the workplace? Everyone says they want a diverse work environment, and companies understand diversity can provide numerous benefits. There is also the issue of lawsuits as more employees seek justice in discrimination suits that cost companies millions of dollars every year. However, even with the best of intentions, diversity training can sometimes miss the mark. How Does Diversity Training Fit?

Compliance Training. The Essentials In Fostering Employee Participation

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In this post, we discuss how to organise compliance e-learning and foster employee participation in employee compliance training. If you are responsible for training in the workplace, read on for tips and timesaving suggestions. Understand the why. In many work environments, employee compliance training is an annual requirement. Understanding the reasons behind training serves to increase learner motivation.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

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For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. . Training managers have a lot to do. Well, there is the law.

Bullying at Work: EEOC Won’t Take It Anymore

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The term “workplace harassment” often conjures images of 1950s-style gender-based pestering where men made women feel uncomfortable and powerless through comments and touch that would not fly in today’s workplace – “Mad Men” style. The issue has become much wider than just gender though, and is recognized by the U.S. By its definition, harassment can include ethnic, racial, age, disability, color, religion, pregnancy, and gender-identity harassment.

Finding the Most Effective Course For Your Learning Objective

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Traditional methods of educational transference (books, lectures and most online training programs) have far less of an effect on contemporary employees than one might think. Today, reaching employees and positively changing their attitudes and behaviors is becoming increasingly difficult. They have been beaten down by many of the outdated and monotonous online training courses that are currently available. This is the ultimate goal.

5 Tips to Involve your Learners in E-learning Courses

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Do you simply follow the mantra, “Present the basics first-Detail them next-Tell what to do-Finally, have them do it?”. Well, if your thought process is the same as the mantra, did it ever strike you if your learners are actively involved in your course? Apparently, most of the times, the answer is a big “No-No.”. When I say realistic practice activities, you should ask learners to make the same decisions that they need to make on the job.