Creating Effective Anti-Harassment Policies and Process
There has been an explosion of sexual harassment allegations in both the press and in complaints to employers. Harassment is certainly not new. Yet, now there is a new environment, new support and motivation to come forth.
Webinar Description and Intended Audience
There has been an explosion of sexual harassment allegations in both the press and in complaints to employers. Harassment is certainly not new. Yet, now there is a new environment, new support and motivation to come forth. New laws and regulations are coming, all aimed toward reducing incidents of workplace harassment and bullying, encouraging employees to come forward, and protecting both alleged victims and witnesses from possible “retaliation” by employers. Employers who do not have up-to-date anti-harassment and bullying policies and effective procedures which implement those policies are at risk, both from the Courts and in the “Court of Public Opinion.”
Good policies prevent problems. Poorly designed policies can be worse than none, and may themselves result in discrimination cases and other liability.
Bob’s presentation covers the necessary ingredients of an effective harassment policy. A policy must go beyond paper. This program gives practical advice on implementing the policy. Perhaps more important, there are illustrations of what to include and what not to include in your harassment policy and procedures.
- Broadening the scope of your anti-harassment and bullying policies to include other related forms of abusive behavior
- Supreme Court Standards for Duty of Care for employees, and how it can protect your organization from liability
- What to include in your policies
- What not to include in your policies
- Proper procedures
- When to investigate an allegation of sexual harassment and when not to investigate
- Equal protection for all parties
- Setting up a procedure for reporting and investigating allegations of harassment
- Protecting from retaliation
Who Should Attend?
HR staff, Executives, Branch managers, and Legal Counsel.
Webinar Viewing Options
INCLUDES 7 DAYS OF UNLIMITED ONDEMAND PLAYBACK! With this option, you will participate in the webinar live, via the internet. You will login to the webinar on your PC to view the PowerPoint presentation, and you have the option of using your PC speakers or a telephone for the audio. You can type and send your questions to the instructor. Many companies are now running their PC through an LCD projector allowing many employees to participate at the same time. And don’t worry if you miss the webinar, you can still view it for up to seven days after it takes place!
SIX MONTH ONDEMAND VIDEO:
With this option, you will receive an e-mail that contains a link to the PowerPoint slides (to download, print, and copy) as well as a link to the media player where you will view and hear the entire webinar just as it was delivered, featuring the full-color PowerPoint presentation with audio. You can pause, fast-forward and rewind as needed, which makes it a very effective training tool. The OnDemand Video will be available to you (and anyone else in the company) for six months and can be accessed 24/7 as many times as you wish. Delivered via e-mail the day after the webinar takes place.
If you do not have internet access or want to make the webinar part of your training library, the CD-ROM Recording is a great option for viewing a webinar. You can pause, fast-forward and rewind as needed, which makes it an effective training tool. With this option, you will receive a download of any applicable handouts and a CD-ROM (featuring the full-color PowerPoint presentation with audio) via regular mail. Mailed 7 to 10 days after the webinar takes place.
Webinars can be scheduled and offered exclusively for your company. They can even be customized to best fit your needs. To find out more, please complete the in-house request form found in the Schedule and Registration Information section below.
Continuing Education (CE) Credits
This webinar is recommended for 2.5 CE Credit Hours. Each attendee will receive a Certificate of Attendance for self-reporting of CE Credits.