How to Create an Effective Sexual Harassment Policy

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It’s important to protect your employees and vendors from sexual harassment. This post is intended to offer some possible workplace policies that could help prevent harassment from occurring in the first place. Defining Sexual Harassment.

Understanding Risk Factors for Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

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In the past few years, the United States has seen vast changes regarding how conversations about sexual harassment are conducted and handled. Undeniably, the first step to preventing sexual harassment at your company is to understand how it starts and what the risk factors are.

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9 Ways to Improve Your Sexual Harassment Training

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Is the sexual harassment training program in your workplace actually producing results? Or are your employees simply sitting through it to check off a box for a yearly training requirement? Do you even have a training plan in place? A study by the U.S.

Best Practices for Investigating Sexual Harassment Claims

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With social movements centering on sex- and gender-based harassment and discrimination in the news nonstop in recent years, we’re all aware of just how serious sexual harassment in the workplace can be. The Benefits of a Proficient Investigation.

What are Connecticut’s New Sexual Harassment Requirements?

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If so, you’ve probably already heard of the 2019 legislation known as the Time’s Up Act. This legislation establishes new rules and requirements regarding sexual harassment training and education, which have been in effect since October 1, 2019.

Top 10 Sexual Harassment Training Courses

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Sexual harassment in the workplace is prevalent yet not openly talked about. Women and men alike experience sexual harassment but not that many organizations provide training to identify, report, or prevent it. Learn anytime at your own pace.

Prevent Workplace Harassment With This 3-Pronged Strategy

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Millions of employees at all levels of companies and organizations, large and small, are required to take training to prevent workplace harassment. The training, often conducted annually, is designed to protect companies from liability and foster a more postiive work environment. A three-pronged strategy can boost workplace harassment prevention efforts. Training that works. Adding bystander training can drive behavioral change at all levels.

Dealing with Workplace Sexual Harassment

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Who hasn’t seen the hashtag or become aware of the groundswell of support for those who have endured workplace sexual harassment? Over the past two years, more victims, primarily women, have come forward to talk about what happened to them, sometimes as far back as forty years ago. The statistics say a lot about workplace sexual harassment: 60% of women experience unwanted sexual attention, coercion, crude conduct or sexist comments. #MeToo. Time’s Up.

California Sexual Harassment Training For Supervisors

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In a recent study , it was found that incidents of sexual harassment in California are 5% higher for women and 10% higher for men than the national average. Even if this is not the case, they need to understand the roles they can play in preventing harassment.

Sexual Harassment: What’s Next?

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Recent sexual assault scandals have rocked the U.S. and the world. High-profile media and entertainment celebrities have been forced to step down from their lofty perches in light of widespread sexual harassment allegations. The behavior of candidates for the highest offices in the land has been scrutinized, placing their candidacy at serious risk. And, in countless cases, ignoring the problem has devastated women’s personal and professional lives.

Why Each Member of Every Organization Needs Sexual Harassment Training

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Sexual harassment has been dominating headlines lately, bringing light to many situations involving celebrities and executives. But the revelations about inappropriate behavior are causing many other businesses that are not in the spotlight to take a look at their policies and practices too. Employers must strive to prevent and eliminate sexual harassment in the workplace , and avoid the negative effects on productivity, morale, and culture.

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. Practical examples of harassment.

Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Requirements: 2020 Edition

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“Sexual harassment is happening everywhere, silently.” ” According to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC): 1 in 3 women and 1 in 6 men in the U.S. of female rape victims reported the perpetrator as being an acquaintance. Eight percent of rapes occur at the workplace. million is the loss per year for an average Fortune 500 company that has instances of sexual harassment at workplace. Examples of sexual harassment.

Build a comprehensive sexual harassment prevention training program

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The modern workplace began to change in October 2017. That’s when the Harvey Weinstein story broke, spurring the #MeToo movement and new state laws designed to address the pervasive problem of sexual harassment in the workplace. Laying the Foundation.

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 harassment – sexual and otherwise – in the workplace.

How Effective is Mandatory Harassment Training?

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The landscape around harassment has changed more in the past six to eight months than I’ve seen it happen in 28 years of being in human resources,” said Amy Polefrone, president at HR Strategy Group. Considering that observation, the Stop Sexual Harassment in New York City Act seems timely. The bundle of seven bills would apply to employers of 15 or more across the city. ” The goal is to stop harassment through learning.

HEMA MANI WALKS THE POSH TALK WITH LEARNNOVATORS

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She is committed to the cause of diversity. She has recently launched the LGBTQ+ initiative at Lennox India. Specifically, these HR leaders share their experiences related to the implementation of Prevention of Sexual Harassment (POSH) compliance within their workplaces.

The What, Why & How of Sexual Harassment Training for Employees

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“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” A recent online survey found that 81 percent of women and 43 percent of men had encountered sexual harassment in one form or another during their lifetime. If we count in scores of unreported sexual harassment cases, the number would be much higher than what the poll suggested. Sexual harassment in the workplace is pervasive. What is Sexual Harassment?

How Restaurants & Hotels Can Prevent Sexual Harassment

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Countless sexual harassment allegations have surfaced in the entertainment industry, which has prompted outrage throughout many other industries. Sexual harassment is, unfortunately, not limited to any segment, and the hospitality industry is no stranger to sexual misconduct. According to a report by the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, restaurant workers file more sexual harassment claims than any other industry. Stop Harassment in Its Tracks.

Top Tips for Prioritizing Sexual Harassment Prevention

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All organizations must understand the laws around sexual harassment prevention, and prioritize training to minimize issues and ensure that everyone is aware of the protocol in place for handling incidents that do occur. That being said, sexual harassment prevention is an integral part of compliance training, as it is key for creating a safe work environment and respectful company culture. Top Tips for Sexual Harassment Prevention. Know the laws.

Sexual Harassment Prevention Starts With Leadership

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Eighty-five percent of women have reported some form of sexual harassment at work, and seemingly even more than that have experienced it, as evidenced by the #MeToo movement sweeping social media. But analysts say the traditional mandatory sexual harassment training is not enough to prevent harassment ; rather it’s up to the leaders of an organization to promote an inclusive culture with a zero-tolerance policy against any type of harassment.

The role of L&D in preventing workplace harassment

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Workplace harassment is by no means just a training problem. It’s a MUCH bigger issue as related to workplace culture AND society in general and CANNOT be solved by training. I’m not an expert in workplace harassment. So, I have personal experience with the issue from multiple perspectives that informs my ideas in this post. Harassment is a reality in any workplace. What is the role of L&D in preventing workplace harassment?

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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.

How To Meet New York Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Requirements

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The Me Too movement has spawned a rush of companies and legislatures to review their current sexual harassment laws and policies. Although Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prevents discrimination based on gender, it does not specifically address the problems of sexual harassment in the workplace. in requiring mandatory sexual harassment prevention policies and training. The new law went into effect on October 9, 2018.

Preventing Sexual Harassment in Your Workplace

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Sexual harassment remains the top priority, concern and for US employers required to be compliant with government regulations. So, how can HR executives implement best practices for anti-harassment in an organization? Although some behaviors of sexual harassment are identifiable and obvious, there are actions which appear innocent on the surface, but are indeed actions of sexual harassment and put employees as well as employers at risk. .

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.

Unpacking New York Anti-Sexual Harassment Training Needs

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“While the federal government repeatedly ignores the voices of women speaking out against the scourge of sexual violence, in New York, we are taking action,” Andrew Cuomo, governor of New York, said. On April 12, 2018, Governor Cuomo signed into law the FY 2019 New York State Budget, which included important sexual harassment standards for all employers in the state. What are the laws, and how can organizations ensure that they are compliant?

Why Is Title VI Compliance Training So Important?

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Kennedy stated his case for making the Civil Rights Act, including Title VI, a reality. Discouraging racial discrimination is the essence of Title VI as it became part of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Discrimination is a learned behavior , starting as early as infancy. It also impacts their ability to learn and hinders future opportunities. By law, educational institutions that receive federal funding through Title VI must comply with the requirements.

How to Recognize Workplace Conditions that Contribute to Sexual Harassment

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Americans have seen vast changes in how we handle conversations about sexual harassment. With the #MeToo movement grabbing the world by storm in the past couple of years, American workplaces have had to take critical looks at their sexual harassment policies.

A Learning Guide to Recognising Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

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It is very important for everyone to learn what constitutes sexual harassment in the workplace so that it can be recognized immediately. Everyone should have the right to work in an environment that is free of harassment, and in order for companies to achieve this goal, employees have to understand the basic rights of the workplace. The Facts About Sexual Harassment. Quid Pro Quo Harassment. Scenario 2: The Dirty Talk.

6 Tips To Prevent Sexual Harassment In The Workplace

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Today, taking the necessary steps toward sexual harassment prevention in the workplace is not only a crucial decision in the legal sense, it is great business sense. If your company is teaming with this type of offensive behavior, then you are setting yourself up for a multitude of lawsuits, not to mention lower job productivity and negative team spirit among your employees. Sexual harassment is the most common type of workplace harassment.

The Need for Employees Refresher Training

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Most of us think that workplace refresher training is valueless. The impression is that training is done to ensure that the customer is feel-good of the services provided. The notion is inaccurate. Workplace refresher training leads to improved customer services and increased employee satisfaction. In the contemporariness of the globalized business landscape today, organizations face many challenging dealing with their employees.

So be good for goodness sake: workplace behavior at end-of-year events

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As we head into the silly season, it’s worth keeping in mind that silliness is no excuse for poor standards of behavior or even misconduct at work functions. We’ve also all heard stories of employers firing staff because of such inappropriate behavior.

7 Ways it Pays to Invest in Diversity Training

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There’s a lot of talk about diversity in our culture – especially in the workplace. Diversity seems to be the new business buzzword with companies increasingly eager to show their commitment to the idea of a diverse workforce by providing diversity training and initiatives. The changing workforce is helping drive the push to adopt more inclusive procedures and policies. Not only can employees absorb the learning in bite-size chunks.

The Dos and Don’ts of Preventing Sexual Harassment in Your New York Workplace

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If you ever find yourself worrying that your workplace may not be up to speed on sexual harassment policies, you are probably right to do so. What Exactly is Sexual Harassment? According to the U.S. Any person can be a harasser, not just an individual’s direct supervisor.

The What, Why & How Behind Compliance Training Online

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We have seen this happening with GDPR and the changing rules it brought on cybersecurity. Adapting to the new compliance meant accepting and following new regulations, but at the same time failing to do so meant, well…falling behind. What is Compliance Training?

From bystander to upstander

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We’ve changed the laws. We’ve mandated sexual harassment prevention training. Up until a couple years ago, anti-harassment training was usually organized in response to a specific incident or public moment. How these trainings work. In the moment.