In the wake of increasing claims of sexual harassment in the workplace, many organizations are revisiting their prevention training and policies—an excellent idea. But, as it becomes increasingly “safe” for victims to speak up, have you considered what you know about responding to a claim? What are the right legal steps? How do you investigate? What action do you take if the accusation is confirmed?
Prevention is only the first step in complying with sexual harassment laws. You need to completely re-examine all aspects of this issue. Get a comprehensive review by signing up for this timely, one-hour Webinar. You’ll learn how recent developments may affect your current policies and procedures and the steps you need to take to better protect your organization—and your employees.
Take a Glimpse at What You’ll Learn:
- Effectively handle and investigate complaints of sexual and unlawful harassment
- Examine your harassment policy to make certain it addresses all aspects of workplace harassment
- How to determine if a complaint is truly sexual harassment or a case of tasteless, boorish or inappropriate—but not unlawful—behavior
- Ensure employees know how to respond to harassing behavior, what to do if it continues and what behaviors should immediately be reported
- Make certain employees know when and how to file a complaint—and that the process meets EEOC guidelines and protects them from retaliation
- How to handle allegations and the publicity fallout that can result
- Essential training components for not only managers and supervisors, but also employees
- Critical post-investigation steps your organization must take whether an allegation is confirmed or not
Q & A Session:
Upon enrolling in the Webinar, you will have the opportunity to submit your questions via e-mail. Time permitting, your trainer will address questions from Webinar participants. Many questions will be addressed in the Webinar itself. Others will be addressed in the supporting materials that will be available exclusively to Webinar participants.