Sexual harassment and other forms of illegal discrimination are damaging to organizations, employees and society at large. This online sexual harassment training course will give employers, supervisors and employees in New York State, including New York City, a greater understanding of harassment and illegal discrimination, how they can be prevented, and processes to follow when a complaint is made.
Course Learning Objectives
- Explain why it is important to maintain a mutually respectful, harassment-free workplace
- Define illegal discrimination, harassment, sexual harassment and retaliation
- Recognize types of harassment and illegal discrimination and behaviors that may be considered inappropriate and/or unlawful
- Identify the rights and responsibilities of employers, supervisors and employees in addressing and preventing workplace harassment
- Describe what to do if you experience or observe inappropriate and/or unlawful behavior
- What is Sexual Harassment?
- Sexual harassment
- Illegal discrimination
- Federal laws
- Federal protected characteristics
- Case Study: Jamie
- Reasonable accommodation
- Employer policies
- A respectful workplace
- Case Study: Mark
- Examples of unlawful discriminatory behavior
- Defining sexual harassment
- Federal, New York State, and New York City law
- Consequences of workplace harassment
- Recognizing Sexual Harassment
- Sexual harassment in the workplace
- Case Study: Michael and Jennifer
- Unwelcome behavior
- Intent or impact?
- Case Study: Kristina
- The reasonable person standard
- Harasser or harassed
- Severe or pervasive conduct
- Who is liable for harassment?
- Case Study: Genie and Marta
- Consensual relationships
- What is retaliation?
- Making good management decisions
- Case Study: Jean
- Responsibilities of supervisors
- Responsibilities of employees
- How to confront harassment
- Responsibilities of bystanders
- Social media
- Case Study: Jane
Are You a Compliant Employer?
- Harassment complaint process
- Managing complaints
- Internal and external avenues of redress for employees
- Filing a complaint (federal, state, city)
- Remedies available to employees
- Review of federal harassment and discrimination legislation
- New York State law
- New York City law
- Required reading: employer’s harassment and discrimination policy
This Harassment Prevention Training [New York] online sexual harassment training course is designed for employers, supervisors and employees in New York State, including New York City.
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