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.

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. Beyond Check the Box.

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Sexual Harassment Prevention – Federal and State Guidelines

Interactive Services

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.”.

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We’ve recently received a flood of inquiries on sexual harassment training, from updating outdated and ineffective old training to realizing the need to establish such training.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.

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. These stories are horrific and in many ways represent the worst of human behavior. Training Departments are Part of the Sexual Harassment Problem.

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.

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.”.

Resources for Sexual Harassment Prevention in Your Workplace

Interactive Services

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.

Our New Sexual Harassment Courses Are Live!

Learn-Wise

The Learn-WiseGo Team is pleased to announce that we have finished the project to update & upgrade two of the courses from our extensive compliance course catalogue. We will be rolling out recently revised versions of our Sex Discrimination & Harassment in the Workplace courses that individually focus on supervisor interactions and employee interactions.

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. .

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.

Sexual Harassment in New York State — How Training Promotes Change

Interactive Services

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.

How is Sexual Harassment being addressed in Europe

Interactive Services

Whilst discrimination and sexual harassment in Europe has always been outlawed throughout the EU, the individual member states have their own laws and regulations. So, beyond general awareness training, what else should companies in different EU locations consider?

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 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?

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. But if you’re willing to learn, then let’s move forward together.”.

Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Requirements: 2020 Edition

ProProfs

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

TLNT: Training and L&D

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.

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.

Top Tips for Prioritizing Sexual Harassment Prevention

Interactive Services

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. Top Tips for Sexual Harassment Prevention.

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.

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.

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?

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. What is Title IX Compliance? Title IX is part of the Educational Amendments of 1972. This includes sexual harassment and sexual violence.

California Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Updates

Interactive Services

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.

Unpacking New York Anti-Sexual Harassment Training Needs

Interactive Services

“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. The Laws.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

Off-the-Shelf eLearning Courses — Are They a Worthwhile Investment?

Enyota Learning

Off-the-Shelf eLearning courses are readymade and ready-to-purchase eLearning courses on a range of topics common to the training needs of most organizations. Now, as an organization, is it really worth investing in off-the-shelf eLearning?

Speaking Out Against Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

GO1

In recent months, there’s been a lot of media focus and discussion around the pervasiveness of sexual harassment in the tech industry. The post Speaking Out Against Sexual Harassment in the Workplace appeared first on GO1 Learning.

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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.