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. #MeToo. Time’s Up.

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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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.

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. Training Departments are Part of the Sexual Harassment Problem.

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. And, in countless cases, ignoring the problem has devastated women’s personal and professional lives.

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.”. In the article entitled “The Problem with HR,” Flangan contends that human resources departments are “no match for sexual harassment….We

Maine Sexual Harassment Training: Everything You Need to Know

ProProfs

Maine has always been at the forefront of sexual harassment prevention. In 1991, it became the first state in the U.S. to require sexual harassment training in the workplace. As an employer, you would never want harassment cases to mar your company’s reputation or let your employees face the consequences. Prevention is always better and creating awareness is the first step towards preventing such cases. The legal aid available.

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.

How to Curb Workplace Harassment with Online Anti-harassment Training

KnowledgeAnywhere

Workplace harassment is a major issue today. Harassment creates a toxic environment for a business and can harm your reputation. Dealing with issues such as workplace bullying, sexual harassment, and other types of harassment is always challenging. It’s far preferable to prevent these incidents than to deal with them after the fact. Why You Need to Take Workplace Harassment Seriously. Creating an Online Anti-Harassment Course.

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. 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.

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. Today, many organizations around the world are continuing to shape and reshape their policies, gain a greater understanding of the threats and mistreatment their employees face or could face, and attempt to resolve issues before they become a problem.

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. ” The goal is to stop harassment through learning.

Top 4 Problems with Diversity Training and How to Fix Them

KnowledgeCity

But, do we really understand what it means in the workplace? There is also the issue of lawsuits as more employees seek justice in discrimination suits that cost companies millions of dollars every year. However, even with the best of intentions, diversity training can sometimes miss the mark. One of the problems might be your understanding of the definition of diversity. How Does Diversity Training Fit?

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. Since 2018, California, New York state and New York City, Connecticut, Maine, Delaware — and soon Illinois and Rhode Island — have strengthened their anti-harassment laws and expanded training requirements for employers.

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. What is Sexual Harassment?

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.”. Next, the trainee receives a haptic cue.

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.

The role of L&D in preventing workplace harassment

Axonify

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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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. It’s critical to know what steps to take and how to take them for issues that necessitate further investigation. Title IX is part of the Educational Amendments of 1972. This includes sexual harassment and sexual violence. It demonstrates to your campus and the community as a whole that your organization takes these issues and complaints seriously.

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.

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. There are two kinds of sexual harassment often seen in the workplace.

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. Scenario 1: Lunchtime Problems.

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.

Common Corporate Training Programs HR Managers Can Provide Online

eThink Education

Developing a robust corporate training program from the ground up likely presents unique challenges or requirements depending on your organization’s needs. Common Corporate Training Programs HR Managers Should Consider Shifting to an Online Environment. Sexual Harassment.

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.

Harassment: What You May Not Even Realize

OpenSesame

Today is the UN’s International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. While this year’s theme "The Role of Leaders in Combatting Racism and Racial Discrimination" is focused on political leaders, it also applies to your workplace! You can be a leader against harassment and discrimination in your office. Sue describes situations in which microaggressions are at play: A White woman holds her purse more tightly when passing a Black man on the sidewalk.

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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. Sexual harassment also includes derogatory remarks about a person’s gender.

Everything You Need To Know About Mandatory Employee Training Programs

Coggno

All employers should adequately train their employees to maintain a productive and safe workplace. This article will look at mandatory employee training by the state and additional recommended training, ensuring that your company remains compliant when it comes to safety and staff training.

Google Walkouts Over Women’s Rights

KnowledgeCity

Worldwide outrage over Google’s mishandling of credible sexual misconduct allegations and general mistreatment of women workers reached a boiling point Thursday , resulting in thousands of employees hitting the street in a global wave of Google walkouts to demand change from the search engine behemoth. The Times most prominently featured Google’s treatment of Andy Rubin, the “Father of Android” software. Google Walkouts Reveal Significant Sexual Misconduct Issues.

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.

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. In total, the EEOC received 162,872 harassment allegations between 2010 and 2015.

Textual harassment

Learning with e's

I was interviewed recently on the back of a blog post I wrote on cyberbullying entitled Bully 4 U and the straw poll survey I conducted. The Evening Herald, a newspaper based in South West England features my interview in an article entitled: 'Tormentors who use technology'. Here's my full interview with commentary by reporter Cherie Gordon: The traditional figure of the playground bully is a well-known sight for countless children. He said, 'What's the problem?'

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The meaning of ‘Conduct’ continues to evolve: Sexual harassment and other non-financial misconduct under the SMCR

Eukleia

As the definition of conduct under the FCA’s Conduct Risk initiative continues to evolve, it changes the scope of what is considered ‘fit to proper’ behaviour under the SMCR. The FCA is changing its view on non-financial misconduct, and in particular sexual harassment. Eukleia’s Principal Consultant Liz Hornby examines the issue and what it means for SMCR training. The SMCR has applied to the banking sector since 2016.

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.

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.

What is Workplace Violence Training?

ProProfs

What is Workplace Violence Training for Employees? What are the Types of Workplace Violence? How to Create an Effective Workplace Violence Prevention Training Program. Best Courses for Workplace Violence Prevention Training. Is prevention of such issues possible?

International Women’s Day 2020: An Investment in Training is an Investment in Your People

Litmos

Now, two years after the #MeToo movement and the ripple effect of “that tweet,” we look at the cultural shifts emerging in workplaces across the globe. Are high-profile, celebrity stories making it easier or more difficult for us to see the difference between right and wrong? But the reality is, this is a very complex decision. Let’s look at the facts, when it comes to sexual harassment in the workplace. The workplace by numbers.

Navigating the Digital Ecosystem, Preselling, and the Problems with the Culture of Free with Robin Harris

LifterLMS

Navigating the digital ecosystem, preselling, and the problems with the culture of free with Robin Harris in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Chris and Robin dive into why cultivating a community around your product is important, and what the state of the online education industry looks like in 2018. With all of the technology tools available today, it is not hard to put your services online.

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.

Adding Animated Video to Online Training is Easier Than You Think

Mindflash

If we all could, we would love to use more video in our online training courses. Sadly, we rarely have the budgets to support such operations, even though research shows that video can improve learning satisfaction and learning outcomes. The problem is that video production is expensive, time consuming, and requires expertise, which is a significant barrier that prohibits video from making it into most eLearning courses.