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.

2020 State-specific sexual harassment training requirements (United States)

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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.

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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. 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?

KnowledgeCity

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. What Behaviors Are Considered 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? 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.

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We’ve recently received a flood of inquiries on sexual harassment training, from updating outdated and ineffective old training to realizing the need to establish such training.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

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. 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.

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.

Why Each Member of Every Organization Needs Sexual Harassment Training

Coreaxis

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. Sexual harassment is the most common type of workplace harassment, with recent studies showing more than 50% of employees reporting experiencing this form of harassment at work.

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. Consequently, there has been a proportional rise in the demand for the services of sexual harassment in the workplace lawyers. In this post, we will answer six common questions linked to sexual harassment.

5 Tips to Improve Sexual Harassment Training

Coreaxis

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) defines sexual harassment as “unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical harassment of a sexual nature.” According to most surveys, three in every five women have experienced different levels of sexual harassment. Sexual harassment can also happen to men: Surveys show that every. Corporate 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.

Dr. RIMA GHOSE CHOWDHURY WALKS THE POSH TALK WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

RIMA GHOSE CHOWDHURY WALKS THE POSH TALK WITH LEARNNOVATORS. ABOUT Dr. RIMA GHOSE CHOWDHURY: As EVP and CHRO, Dr. Rima Ghose Chowdhury leads Datamatics HR functions globally, with operations in the US, India, Middle East, Europe, and the Philippines. THE INTERVIEW: 1.

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

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.

New California Law Requires Sexual Harassment Training

KnowledgeCity

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.

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.

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.

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. Illinois is the sixth state in the last few years to create and pass a bill that would require workplace sexual harassment training. I think that companies have realized that what they’ve done in the past has not been as effective as it could be,” Zweig said.

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

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.

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. 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.

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.

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.

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.”.

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.

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. 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.

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. Without proper education, many people will continue doing and saying things inappropriately because either they do not understand the consequences or do not recognize their actions as being wrong. With the right education, […]. The post Is Sexual Harassment Training Effective?

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. 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.

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

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.

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.

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.