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.

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. Time’s Up.

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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.”.

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.

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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. ” The goal is to stop harassment through learning.

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. Unpacking New York sexual harassment training needs.

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. Sexual harassment in the workplace is pervasive.

Why Women aren’t the Only Ones Harassed in the Workplace

KnowledgeCity

If you think women are the only ones being sexually harassed in the workplace, think again. In the U.S., nearly one in five sexual harassment complaints at work were filed by men with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

Why Bullying and Harassment Prevention Training is So Important

GO1

Today, Friday 16 March, Australian schools will stand united to celebrate the eighth National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence. While the day aims to address bullying in Australian schools, it’s also a good reminder of the importance of preventing bullying and harassment in the workplace. Bullying and harassment in the workplace is a […]. Compliance Human Resources Social & Community Bullying Harassment training

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. One of the problems might be your understanding of the definition of diversity.

Zero Tolerance for Sexual Harassment at Staff Parties

GO1

With Christmas just around the corner and the holiday season in full swing, it’s time for the annual end-of-year work party for many companies. While this is supposed to be a time of high spirits, fun and celebration with your team mates, these occasions can unfortunately often see incidents of sexual harassment rise in number. […]. The post Zero Tolerance for Sexual Harassment at Staff Parties appeared first on GO1 Learning.

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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. What Exactly is Sexual Harassment? According to the U.S. Sexual harassment also includes derogatory remarks about a person’s gender.

Why Is FERPA Compliance Training Important?

KnowledgeCity

Consequently, FERPA compliance training is more important than ever to ensure institutional safety and information security. It is a federal law that stands for the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act. FERPA was originally known as the Buckley Amendment when it became law in 1974.

Why is ADA Training Critical to Your Business?

KnowledgeCity

According to the U.S. Consequently, ADA training isn’t just about staying compliant. Reading through the actual ADA law passed in 1990 is an exercise in patience. Consequently, it’s hard to process the day-to-day benefits. ADA Training Basics.

How to Pitch Online Training to Senior Management

LearnDash

Why online training is an effective way to onboard new talent and grow leaders from within. Most savvy business leaders don’t need too much convincing to believe that offering training opportunities to their employees is a good investment. Flexible Learning.

International Women’s Day 2018: The Facts About Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

GO1

As we celebrate International Women’s Day today, it’s a reminder to press forward and progress gender parity in the workplace. It’s also a reminder to make sure we continue challenging the issues of discrimination, bias, and sexual harassment. Over the last twelve months, we’ve seen a lot of media focus and discussion around the pervasiveness […]. Compliance Social & Community Team discrimination sexual harassment workplace

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Why is Compliance Training Important?

Docebo

Compliance training – something we all have to do but often overlook. Never before had the real impact of compliance been felt until the EU GDPR was enforced – we all remember the fiasco. Suddenly, all of the companies that had been long forgotten in the depths of our ‘spam’ email folders reemerged with news for us on how our information would continue to be stored. What is Compliance Training? Make Compliance Training Fun!

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.

Keeping the Learning Going

B Online Learning

Recently, I was talking to some friends of mine who work in learning and development and they were telling me that it’s coming up to that time of the year when everyone needs to retake their mandatory eLearning courses on privacy and bullying & harassment. They were saying that during the year there’s not too […].

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.

Google Walkouts Over Women’s Rights

KnowledgeCity

The Google walkouts follow a turbulent week for the Internet giant after The New York Times reported late this past week that Google actively protected three executives against valid sexual misconduct allegations. A publicly disclosed sexual harassment transparency report.”

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'.

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eLearning Brothers Provides Customizable eLearning Courses for Bridge

eLearning Brothers

We’ve often been asked in our custom development adventures if there were some sort of off-the-shelf product that we offered for common training topics. What do you do when an employee files a complaint or harassment claim? You’re back in the game!

4 Tips to Writing eLearning Scripts That Sing

Association eLearning

If you’re getting started on a new script for an eLearning course, you probably aren’t planning to create a “musical” experience. A great song is relatable, the lyrics that get stuck in your head and you can recite them years later. Okay, now back to your eLearning script.

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. A Guide for Creating and Buying Accessible Online Training within Your Organization’s Training Program. It 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. A Guide for Creating and Buying Accessible Online Training within Your Organization’s Training Program. It Is the Law.

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. But the reality is, this is a very complex decision. The workplace by numbers. And in the UK?

7 Solutions to Enhance Engagement in Your Compliance Training

Kitaboo

Compliance, in a general sense of the word, means conforming to certain laws, polices, standards or specifications. Compliance training is very essential to keep your organization at bay from expensive penalties, and at the same time, to ensure the safety of your workforce.

Diversity Is Learning’s Business

CLO Magazine

This is particularly true in the workplace. In 2017, the #MeToo movement went viral, laying bare the scale of sexual harassment and abuse across the country, especially in the workplace. From Anti-Harassment to Unconscious Bias .

5 Common eLearning Mistakes To Avoid!

Schoox

At Schoox, we believe in the power of eLearning. We believe that interactive training such as elearning is the future of corporate training – and the future of education. However, eLearning is not a “silver bullet”. Curious to learn more?