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.

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. Sex discrimination harassment is defined as unlawful harassment of any person, applicant or employee based on the person’s gender, sexual orientation or gender identity.

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. If you are still working out the kinks with keeping your organization in compliance with Connecticut state law, don’t worry. Get the information you need. Making inappropriate sexual gestures.

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.

Is Workplace Sexual Harassment Training Effective?

Dashe & Thomson

We’ve recently received a flood of inquiries on sexual harassment training, from updating outdated and ineffective old training to realizing the need to establish such training. It comes as no surprise in the light of recent events from the entertainment industry to Congress, and the ascent of the #metoo movement. For many, sexual harassment training is a top priority as we move into 2018.

Learning leaders reexamine sexual harassment prevention in light of new state laws

CLO Magazine

1 in the state of Illinois, the Workplace Transparency Act mandates workplace sexual harassment training for public and private organizations with more than 15 employees. Additionally, the training needed to be more meaningful and relatable.”.

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.

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. The Real Purpose of Sexual Harassment Training.

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? In 2018, 13,055 sex-based harassment allegations were filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), this does not include charges filed with the state or local Fair Employment Practice Agencies. Is your organization prepared for an emergency harassment situation? 1.Handling Sexual Harassment Proactively.

Resources for Sexual Harassment Prevention in Your Workplace

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The #MeToo movement brought workplace sexual harassment prevention to the forefront of the international consciousness and sparked a conversation about workplace ethics and conduct. The first resource you have at your disposal is your own company policy.

Sexual Harassment Prevention – Federal and State Guidelines

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The reality is that #MeToo was waiting to happen. Women’s anger and frustration had been a simmering pot, its lid jittering,” Caitlin Flanagan writes in The Atlantic. The anger was about harassment; the frustration was about the system that had been created to address it.”. In the article entitled “The Problem with HR,” Flangan contends that human resources departments are “no match for sexual harassment….We

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.

New California Law Requires Sexual Harassment Training

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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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Is Microlearning Sexual Harassment Training Possible?

eLearning Industry

Can sexual harassment training be delivered in a microlearning format? This article discusses how microlearning can be an effective and engaging way to deliver sexual harassment training. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Microlearning Compliance Training Corporate eLearning Best Practices Corporate Training Employee Training

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. Laying the Foundation.

Sexual Harassment in New York State — How Training Promotes Change

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The issue of sexual harassment is not a new one, but now more than ever, public consciousness has turned toward finding a solution. Today, we have a unique opportunity to spark real growth through effective learning tactics. Many states have their own sets of requirements for sexual harassment training , and following those requirements carefully not only ensure compliance but also creates an inclusive and comfortable environment for every employee.

Virtual Reality Could Be the Answer to Sexual Harassment Training

CLO Magazine

Companies spend big bucks on sexual harassment training that doesn’t seem to be working. The fact is, many firms don’t go far beyond symbolic compliance or “check-the-box” training. Morgan Mercer, founder and CEO of an emerging company that provides sexual harassment training through virtual reality , wants to change that. “We But if you’re willing to learn, then let’s move forward together.”.

How is Sexual Harassment being addressed in Europe

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Whilst discrimination and sexual harassment in Europe has always been outlawed throughout the EU, the individual member states have their own laws and regulations. This makes for a complicated scenario for companies attempting to create compliance training programs that will work across the whole of Europe. The same Directive speaks of the importance of compliance training in combating Sexual Harassment in Europe, specifically in the workplace.

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. experienced some form of contact sexual violence in their lifetime. of female rape victims reported the perpetrator as being an acquaintance. 91% of victims of sexual crimes are female while 9% are male. Eight percent of rapes occur at the workplace.

If You Do Any Work In NY State, You Must Train Employees About Sexual Harassment

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New York employers and those out-of-state organizations who just sometimes have employees working in the Empire State have until October 9 to provide New York’s new mandatory sexual harassment training. Legal - Compliance & Policies Sexual Harassment Training, Learning & Development Featured legal issues

Action and Prevention-Sexual Harassment Training in California

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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. Supervisors failed to handle the situation, asking her to patrol the unit without a partner when the attack occurred. The safety of your employees and the reputation and integrity of your business are at risk. Training cannot be cursory.

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.

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.

California Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Updates

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With new sexual harassment training requirements launching in the US, HR and learning professionals are looking for guidance on who needs to be trained and how to meet the requirements with their sexual harassment training program.

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. Perceived discrimination could happen anywhere - at work, the park, or even on the train. The only difference is the manner in which your employees deal with customers. An ideal mix of training on these matters could be: Module.

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

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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.

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. The U.S.

3 Tips for Effective Title IX Compliance Training

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When it comes to Title IX compliance, you need training that doesn’t just concentrate on what Title IX is. What is Title IX Compliance? Title IX is part of the Educational Amendments of 1972. Title IX further requires educational institutions to provide students and employees with an environment free of sexual misconduct. This includes sexual harassment and sexual violence. Consequently, proper compliance is essential.

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. The Laws.

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.

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.

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. Sexual harassment can take on many forms but the overall ramifications of it are the same in that it creates an unfavorable and discouraging working atmosphere. Sexual harassment is the most common type of workplace harassment.