- NY Credits : 3.0
- TX Credits : 3.0
This course will discuss how to handle some common forms of discrimination and harassment that can take place in the workplace including the types of sexual harassment and problems it causes; elements of prevention of and responding to harassment; and providing protection from retaliation for employees. The course will include real life examples and scenarios to help you apply these concepts more easily to everyday situations. Currently workplace harassment courses are mandatory for managers in California, Connecticut, and Maine but the information in this course is important for managers and employees everywhere. Understanding issues around workplace and sexual harassment can keep you, your employees, and your organization safe from liability and litigation. It can also contribute to a positive and productive work environment. This overview course provides a general review of workplace harassment from a broad perspective. It is appropriate for the professional at any organizational level.
Upon successful completion of this course, the user should be able to:
recognize the basics of sexual harassment law,
determine how to prevent and respond to sexual harassment in the workplace, and
identify the protection available under state and federal laws against retaliation and other forms of discrimination.