Sex, Power, and the Law
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- Recognize conduct that constitutes illegal workplace harassment and state why no organization may tolerate it.
- Recognize the destructive impact of harassment on individuals, the indirect financial costs it imposes on organizations, and the risk of expensive lawsuits and high damage awards in organizations that have no effective prevention system.
- Recognize useful prevention strategies, including growing a respectful workplace, writing and communicating an anti-harassment policy, and obtaining a commitment to comply with clearly stated harassment-prevention rules.
- Identify what you should do if you are the target of harassment.
- Communicate four basic rules that, if followed, will prevent illegal harassment by management employees and contribute to a respectful workplace.
- Identify what you must do if you learn of a possible incident of harassment.
- Recognize that retaliation of any kind is illegal and can be the basis for a lawsuit against the organization.
- Summarize the law prohibiting workplace harassment and the employer’s potential legal liability for harassment.
You know you're not going to harass anyone, but you might be somewhat fearful of being accused of doing so and want to know where the lines are. You also need to know what to do if you learn about a possible incident of harassment.
This course introduces participants to the two kinds of illegal workplace harassment, the classes of people who are protected, and effective prevention strategies. It reviews the emotional turmoil, physical illness, indirect financial costs, and litigation risks that damage unprotected organizations. The training summarizes what organizations must do to comply with state and federal harassment prevention laws. It explains what all employees should do if they become targets and what managers and supervisors must do if they learn of an incident of possible harassment.
- Managers, supervisors, executives, board members, and anyone else who can affect the employment conditions of employees.