Harassment and illegal discrimination are damaging to organizations, employees and society at large. This online sexual harassment training will give employees in California a greater understanding of harassment and illegal discrimination, how they can be prevented, and processes to follow when a complaint is made.
The law defines harassment as disrespectful or unprofessional conduct, including disrespectful or unprofessional conduct based on any of the protected characteristics listed below. Harassment can be verbal (such as slurs, jokes, insults, epithets, gestures, or teasing), visual (such as the posting or distribution of offensive posters, symbols, cartoons, drawings, computer displays, or emails), or physical conduct (such as physically threatening another person, blocking someone’s way, making physical contact in an unwelcome manner, etc.).
Course Learning Objectives
- Explain why it is important to maintain a mutually respectful and harassment-free workplace
- Define illegal discrimination, harassment, sexual harassment and retaliation, drawing on statutory and case law definitions
- Recognize types of harassment and illegal discrimination and behaviors that may be considered abusive inappropriate and/or unlawful
- Utilize strategies to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace
- Identify the rights and responsibilities of employers, supervisors and employees in addressing and preventing workplace harassment
- Recall practical examples of harassment, discrimination, and retaliation
- Describe what to do if you experience, receive a complaint of, or observe inappropriate and/or unlawful behavior, including the role of confidentiality in the investigation
- Understand the remedies available to victims
- Identify abusive conduct and its effects on employees and employers
- Defining Harassment and Discrimination
- Laws and Regulations
- What is Sexual Harassment?
- Recognizing Harassment and Discrimination
- Accommodation and Retaliation
- The Complaint Process
This Harassment Prevention Training for Employees [California] (SB1343) online sexual harassment training course is designed for California employees.
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