Dealing with Workplace Sexual Harassment

KnowledgeCity

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.

California Sexual Harassment Training For Supervisors

ProProfs

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.

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We Need to Change the Culture Around Sexual Harassment Training

David Kelly

A few weeks ago I was lamenting with a friend about the reports of sexual harassment being applied to Louis CK. It’s always disappointing to hear about behavior like this, but it stings a bit more when it’s applied to someone you admired and respected, which was the case for both of us when it came to Louis CK. These stories are horrific and in many ways represent the worst of human behavior. Where Sexual Harassment Training Succeeds.

New California Law Requires Sexual Harassment Training

KnowledgeCity

Sexual harassment and assault headline in the news every day. The Me Too movement fueled organizations to address and train employees to understand what sexual harassment is, appropriate work behavior and how to prevent it from happening in the workplace. Sexual harassment and assault headline in the news every day. The problem lies in developing and delivering training when companies are not sure how to proceed.

Sexual Harassment: What’s Next?

Interactive Services

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. It is widely known that organizational culture change begins at the top.

New Law Requires Sexual Harassment Training

KnowledgeCity

Sexual harassment and assault headline in the news everyday. The Me Too movement fueled organizations to address and train employees to understand what sexual harassment is, appropriate work behavior and how to prevent it from happening. . The problem lies in developing and delivering training when companies are not sure how to proceed. Other requirements include: Training must be provided every two years.

Sexual Harassment Prevention Starts With Leadership

CLO Magazine

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.

HEMA MANI WALKS THE POSH TALK WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

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.

Tips For Sexual Harassment Compliance Training In The #MeToo Era

Interactive Services

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.

Build a comprehensive sexual harassment prevention training program

CLO Magazine

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. And with the spotlight on workplace harassment showing no signs of dimming, other states are likely to follow. For learning and human resources professionals, this trend poses a number of challenges.

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

ProProfs

“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. The U.S.

How To Meet New York Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Requirements

KnowledgeCity

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. Requests for sexual favors.

A Learning Guide to Recognising Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Interactive Services

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.

6 Tips To Prevent Sexual Harassment In The Workplace

KnowledgeCity

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.

How to Recognize Workplace Conditions that Contribute to Sexual Harassment

KnowledgeCity

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. Organizations have been working hard to make sure that both their employees and their companies are protected from sexual harassment allegations by targeting the problem at its source.

Why Is Title VI Compliance Training So Important?

KnowledgeCity

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 affects children who are discriminated against and can lead to health problems such as anxiety, depression and substance abuse. It can also affect the environment.

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

KnowledgeCity

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. It only takes one person who does not fully understand the legal and social implications of sexual harassment policies to bring an otherwise strong organization crumbling down. What Exactly is Sexual Harassment? According to the U.S. A harasser can be a supervisor, co-worker, client, customer, etc.

Training Not Enough to Prevent Sexual Harassment

CLO Magazine

New accusations of sexual harassment and assault by men in power surface nearly daily. Tens of thousands of people across the country have used the #MeToo hashtag to share their experience of abuse and harassment on social media. With every new allegation, the magnitude of the problem comes into focus and brings renewed attention to prevention in the workplace. Beyond Check the Box. Harvey Weinstein. Bill Cosby. Roger Ailes.

Why Bystander Intervention Is the Best Defense Against Harassment

CLO Magazine

Bystander intervention training is the only research-backed solution for preventing workplace sexual harassment. The Chicago Tribune , New York Times and Harvard Business Review all published reports in the last year highlighting this research. I have seen this method work as a facilitator of bystander intervention trainings for over a decade. What makes bystander intervention training so effective?

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How Effective is Mandatory Harassment Training?

CLO Magazine

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. Preventing Harassment or Preventing Litigation?

Simple Ways to Deal with 9 Common Work Problems

Your Training Edge

Today’s organizations are faced with various types of problems regarding their employees. Among these problems, managers are mostly challenged by threats to their workers’ physical and mental health. Many common workplace problems are related to or caused by stress. Occupational stress is a problem recognized by the World Health Organization that affects not only the employees’ performance but their mental and physical wellness as well.

7 Ways it Pays to Invest in Diversity Training

KnowledgeCity

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. But does diversity training for existing employees make a real difference?

Fewer Mentors, Bigger Problems

CLO Magazine

A 2018 survey from the LeanIn Foundation and SurveyMonkey found that nearly half of male managers felt uncomfortable participating in a common work activity with a woman, such as mentoring, working alone or socializing together. Specifically, the number of male managers who felt uncomfortable mentoring women went from 5 percent to 16 percent in late 2017 after the #MeToo movement went viral. This hesitation and fear pose problems for women and for the success of companies.

Training Isn't the Answer

The Performance Improvement Blog

Every day, it seems, another high profile case of sexual harassment comes to light. And then there are the many workplace complaints of sexual harassment that are no less harmful to women but, perpetrated by mid-level managers, don’t get the same attention as the one’s involving celebrities and CEOs. Clearly, sexual harassment and a hostile work environment are a pervasive problem. is not more training.

Announcing New Lessons on Being an Active Bystander

Grovo

Whenever we hear about a distressing or scandalous culture or pattern – things like pervasive sexual harassment in our offices or rampant abuse in our communities – one question that often comes up is, “How could people let that happen?” The answer is, at least in part, the bystander effect. The bystander effect is a psychosocial phenomenon in which an individual is less likely to seek or offer help in a situation when other people are present.

8 Kinds of Training Where Scenario-Based Learning Works

Experiencing eLearning

In her book Scenario-Based eLearning: Evidence-Based Guidelines for Online Workforce Learning , Ruth Clark identifies 8 learning domains where scenario-based learning can be used effectively. These common topics for workplace training all involve more strategic decision-making rather than simply following a checklist of tasks. Let’s look at each one of these kinds of training with some examples of what might be included. Trade-offs.

The What, Why & How Behind Compliance Training Online

learnWorlds

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. Just like in other types of compliance training, every employer and employee needs to be informed and well-educated about the new changes. What is Compliance Training? Why is Compliance Training Important?

If Your Training Doesn’t Stick, You Need Microlearning

Learning Rebels

It’s a story old as time… There is a need to roll out companywide sensitivity training, food safety training, or sexual harassment training, everyone must participate and it must stick. Being the good L&D person you are, you put together a training program. You design the program with engaging interactions. You’ve double checked your information with the subject matter expert. You’ve set the rollout dates.

5 Points to Consider When Updating Your Anti-Harassment Policies

Coreaxis

With the recent slew of high-profile allegations, confessions, and convictions for sexual and workplace harassment, anti-harassment policies have become a “hot button” issue for many companies. To protect your organization, now is a great time to update your harassment policies and procedures. First, we should define the issue at hand. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has a great deal of information regarding sexual harassment.

POSH Training in the Modern Workplace: Creation, Delivery & Best Practices 

Kitaboo

A culture of inclusion and safety reduces workplace stress and lowers staff absenteeism and also ensures that the overall business environment remains goal-oriented and professional. In modern-day, the concept of safety is associated with prevention and curtailment of all forms of physical, emotional and sexual harassment. This is where POSH training comes into the picture. How to create & deliver POSH training effectively? Break Up the Length.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

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.

POSH Training in the Modern Workplace: Creation, Delivery & Best Practices 

Kitaboo

A culture of inclusion and safety reduces workplace stress and lowers staff absenteeism and also ensures that the overall business environment remains goal-oriented and professional. In the modern day, the concept of safety is associated with prevention and curtailment of all forms of physical, emotional and sexual harassment. How to create & deliver POSH training effectively? Break Up the Length. Involve the Senior Management.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

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 Avoid The 3 Mistakes L&D Leaders Make When Addressing Workplace Harassment

CLO Magazine

In the past two decades, more and more organizations have deployed strategies for reducing and eliminating sexual harassment in the workplace. The recent #MeToo movement has proven just how right Drucker was: the cultures of these organizations have devoured the most well-intended strategies. When it comes to issues that impact women in the workplace, organizations don’t mean to be bad. Any training they do is compliance based.

Increase eLearning Retention with Storytelling

Mindflash

One technique that helps to make our eLearning content digestible is to break it up into bullet point lists of talking points. A bullet point list is easy to scan, and the content is easier to remember. No one wants to read large paragraphs of text during an eLearning course, right? In fact, I have used bullet points in my eLearning courses for years because it works. . I realize now that it was the stories that I paid the most attention to.