Sexual harassment can have a disastrous impact on victims, offenders, and the company in which the offenses occur. Training employees in the essentials of prohibited conduct is an important part of reducing liability and maintaining a professional work environment. This course helps participants identify the types of sexual harassment and recognize behaviors that may be considered sexually harassing in the workplace. Participants will also learn about courses of action available to victims, as well as the rights of employees and the responsibilities of employers relative to sexual harassment in the workplace. This course can help your company demonstrate its commitment to a fair, responsible, and healthy organizational environment free from harassment and intimidation.
This course was developed with subject matter support provided by the Labor, Employment, and Employee Benefits Law Group of the law firm of Sheehan Phinney Bass + Green PA. Please note, however, that the course materials and content are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation or constitute a legal opinion with respect to compliance with any federal, state, or local laws. Transmission of the information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship. Readers should not act upon this information without seeking professional counsel. The information contained herein is provided only as general information that may or may not reflect the most current legal developments. This information is not provided in the course of an attorney-client relationship and is not intended to constitute legal advice or to substitute for obtaining legal advice from an attorney licensed in your state.Learning Objectives
- Recognize examples of two types of sexual harassment
- Recognize examples of appropriate courses of action being taken by victims of sexual harassment