How to Create an Effective Sexual Harassment Policy

KnowledgeCity

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.

What are Connecticut’s New Sexual Harassment Requirements?

KnowledgeCity

Do you live in or do business in Connecticut? If so, you’ve probably already heard of the 2019 legislation known as the Time’s Up Act. If you are still working out the kinks with keeping your organization in compliance with Connecticut state law, don’t worry.

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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? In 2015, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) collected 165 million complaints alleging harassment. #MeToo.

NYS Sexual Harassment Training: Laws, Requirements, & Prevention

ProProfs

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. Centralized Training.

6 Important Questions of Sexual harassment Laws

Learnloft

Sexual harassment in the workplace is one of the hot topics for discussion at present. Not a day goes by without reading about at least one incident related to it in the local dailies. In this post, we will answer six common questions linked to sexual harassment.

How to Protect Your Company from a Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

KnowledgeCity

Does the thought of a sexual harassment complaint at your workplace leave your stomach in knots? Is your organization prepared for an emergency harassment situation? Sexual harassment in the workforce is not only challenging; it can cost companies millions of dollars.

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. .

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. .

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. Changing the Culture. Are you going to sit by the side and let this happen?

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. The statistics are staggering. Surveys show that up to 81% of women have experienced harassmentsexual and otherwise – in the workplace.

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.

Is Sexual Harassment Training Effective?

GO1

Reading or listening to the news is all you need to understand why sexual harassment training in the workplace is so critical. With the right education, […]. The post Is Sexual Harassment Training Effective?

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.

Action and Prevention-Sexual Harassment Training in California

Interactive Services

million settlement from the State of California after an inmate at California State Prison in Folsom attacked her, despite Curry having previously reported the inmate for sexual harassment. Why sexual harassment training is essential for your organization.

Sexual Harassment Training: How to Stay Protected

GO1

Unfortunately, current statistics about sexual harassment in the workplace tell a horrifying story. Not only do business owners play a significant role in protecting employees, but also […].

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. 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.

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

Interactive Services

On June 18, Connecticut’s governor signed a law ratcheting up the state’s mandated sexual harassment compliance training requirement. Ignorance of the law …”. Laws prohibiting sexual harassment, though, are of much more recent vintage.

Q&A: Fixing What’s Missing From Your Sexual Harassment Training

GO1

As a business owner, you need to provide your employees with the best training possible. When implementing a program, it is essential that you focus on the most critical courses, including sexual harassment.

Are You Ready for California’s New Sexual Harassment Training Requirements?

Interactive Services

From Hollywood to Silicon Valley, California companies have frequently made headlines for incidents of sexual harassment and sexual assault. Many legal experts agree that AB1825, the previous sexual harassment legislation from 2004, didn’t go far enough.

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. There are several different behaviors that can be considered sexual harassment including physical and verbal activities.

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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. Sexual harassment is the most common type of workplace harassment.

Racial Bias or Workplace Sexual Harassment – Why eLearning is an effective solution.

Enyota Learning

The recent incident at Starbucks, which involved two African American customers, has created quite a storm. This article doesn’t focus on the controversy around whether it was racial bias or unconscious bias. But from a business perspective, we try and understand actions which an organization must take to avoid such situations and manage their risks. Perceived discrimination could happen anywhere - at work, the park, or even on the train. The policy.

R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Sexual Harassment Has No Place In the Knowledge Economy

The Performance Improvement Blog

The explosion in sexual harassment charges against company executives is a symptom of the dramatic change that is going on in the workplace. We are witnessing a sea change in the way employees relate to their leaders and to each other.

Sexual Harassment Training Requirements By State

OpenSesame

Sexual harassment hurts everyone. It has obvious effects on the victim: physical and emotional distress, isolation from coworkers, and decreased performance. However, it also poses a threat to businesses. Sexual harassment lawsuits are stressful and expensive.

5 Types of Learning Content You Should Buy Off the Shelf

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A successful workplace training program should have custom-created content. You may have to develop training modules around the tools your employees use, the products or services you sell, and your specific company policies. The importance of á la carte training modules .

Preventing Sexual Harassment in Your Workplace

OpenSesame

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. .

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.

3 Tips for Effective Title IX Compliance Training

KnowledgeCity

When it comes to Title IX compliance, you need training that doesn’t just concentrate on what Title IX is. Title IX is part of the Educational Amendments of 1972. This includes sexual harassment and sexual violence. Training is only the first step.

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.

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

Interactive Services

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. 52% percent changed job because of the harassment.

State-specific sexual harassment training requirements (United States)

OpenSesame

Sexual harassment affects more than just the employees involved—it affects your entire organization. Besides causing emotional duress and decreased performance, lawsuits resulting from sexual harassment are stressful and expensive. Sexual harassment prevention training can help build awareness as well as provide guidelines on what to do when encountering these situations. Sexual harassment training requirements.

California Sexual Harassment Compliance – Are You Up To Date? (AB1825 + AB2053 + SB396)

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In September 2004, Governor Arnold Schwarznegger signed into effect AB1825, an assembly bill which created requirements around sexual harassment training for Californian employers and employees. Recently, we published an article detailing ‘What Californian Businesses Need to Know About AB1825’ which goes over the nuts and bolts of the requirements. The post California Sexual Harassment Compliance – Are You Up To Date?

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. What Exactly is Sexual Harassment? According to the U.S. A harasser can be a supervisor, co-worker, client, customer, etc.

Sexual Harassment Training is Vital in Business

OpenSesame

Sexual harassment is a form of bullying. This is why most, if not all, major companies include this subject as an integral part of their corporate training. You may be surprised and even shocked to learn how many people do not. Right Sexual Harassment Training