Sexual Harassment Awareness & Prevention

Purpose:



To raise the awareness of participants on legal, business and practical issues relative to Sexual Harassment.



Methodology:



The workshop will include several interactive segments on the subject matter, group discussion about the facts and myths surrounding sexual harassment and small, break-out groups to discuss vignettes of actual instances of sexual harassment. Each participant will receive a copy of a booklet, titled A Matter of Respect,containing the company’s policy and other important information each employee should know about sexual harassment.

Topics:

  • The Law
  • Regulations, EEOC
    Guidelines
  • Case & Events
  • Definition of Sexual
    Harassment
  • EEOC
  • Case Law
  • Forms of Sexual
    Harassment
  • Quid Pro Quo
  • Hostile Work Environment
  • Risky Business
  • Types of Behaviors that
    Create a Hostile Work Environment
  • Discussion Groups on Risky Behavior
  • Myths and Facts about Sexual Harassment
  • "Unwelcome" and Inappropriate Behavior
  • General Guidelines
  • Tests for Unwelcome Behavior
  • Intent
  • "Reasonable Woman Standard"
  • Discussion Groups on Sexual Harassment
  • The Office Romance
  • Other Sexual Harassment
  • Employer Responsibility
  • Supervisory Responsibility
  • Employee Responsibility
  • "A Matter of Respect"