EEOC Offers EEO Training Courses Across the Country

Berkshire Associates

For HR and compliance professionals looking for great EEO training and information, why not go to the source? Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) Training Institute regularly hosts EEO training courses across the country. According to its seminar brochure, the training courses cover the following topics from the experts who enforce the laws: Affirmative Action Diversity Workplace Discrimination Sex Discrimination

The Non Discrimination Policy: Importance and 5 Examples

Digital HR Tech

You need a non discrimination policy in your workplace, and this article will help you write one that reflects your company’s commitment to treating everyone equally. Content Why you need a non-discrimination policy in the workplace Non discrimination policy statement example Other non-discrimination policies Last but not least – Be consistent FAQ. Why you need a non-discrimination policy in the workplace. Non discrimination policy statement example.

Prevent Workplace Discrimination: How to Stop Bullying and Eliminate Bias

Synergy

This is a problem in America, one that often leads to a bias and, in too many instances, outright discrimination. However, the proper education and training can help prevent workplace discrimination in any business. The Nuances of Discrimination.

DOJ reverses course on Title VII protections for transgender persons

HR Daily Advisor

Justice Department’s (DOJ) new stance that transgender employees aren’t protected from discrimination under federal law. Title VII’s prohibition on sex discrimination. Hopkins that the prohibition on sex discrimination in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 also includes discrimination based on an employee’s nonadherence to gender stereotypes or expectations (i.e., OSHA, the EEOC, and the OFCCP have not (as of yet) reversed course.

Age Discrimination or Protecting a Vulnerable Employee?

Evil HR Lady

My coworker, who I trained and share the position with, was called back yesterday. Is this a case for age discrimination? From the information here, I can’t say for sure whether this is age discrimination. It’s also possible that it is age discrimination. It’s either age discrimination or an ADA violation when an employer decides not to bring you back based on your protected characteristic.

Addressing Racial Bias and Discrimination in the Workplace

LifeSpeak

Diverse communities around the world are calling for the end to anti-Black racism, and for employers to actively address racial discrimination in the workplace. In response, several large international corporations and organizations have issued statements opposing racial discrimination and anti-Black racism in support of Black communities. What does racial bias and discrimination look like in the workplace?

Working parent discrimination may be the newest legal headache for employers

Business Management Daily

Working parent discrimination may be the newest legal headache for employers. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act protects employees from discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion, or national origin. Terminating workers based solely on productivity may reinforce already existing discrimination. In another scenario, the complaint if filed as systemic discrimination. Of course, there are many new twists to the current situation.

5 Signs It’s Time to Update Your Compliance Training

HR Hardball

Compliance training has come out of the shadows and into the spotlight, following high-profile sexual harassment scandals that have dominated the news cycle for months. For HR, now’s the optimal time to review and update your compliance training programs. If you’re wondering whether your compliance training needs a reset, here are five signs that it probably does: Your compliance training doesn’t include a message from your CEO.

How To Avoid Damages Involving Pregnancy Discrimination

AbelHR

In fact, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) logged a whopping 2,753 pregnancy discrimination charges in 2019, which represents the lowest rate in almost a decade and is down almost a third from the 4,029 filed in 2010. According to the EEOC , pregnancy discrimination is defined as any unfavorable treatment towards an applicant or an employee due to pregnancy, childbirth, or any medical condition related to pregnancy and childbirth.

Tackling age discrimination in the workplace

Workable

Can these different age groups work together in harmony or is there a certain age discrimination that hinders collaboration and productivity? In fact, age discrimination in the workplace takes on many shapes and forms. Think of the following examples of age discrimination in the workplace: Baby boomers who don’t apply to jobs they’re fully qualified for because they’re afraid they won’t fit in the “youthful and vibrant startup culture”. This is great, of course.

7 Modules Your Compliance Training Resources Must Include

Kitaboo

Compliance training is usually a part of every employee’s initial training process. Compliance training resources and modules generally consist of a long list of code of conduct which includes topics such as anti-harassment, bribery, FCPA (Foreign Corrupt Practice Act), protection of company data, client interactions, usage of company property and data security, etc. Are your Compliance Training Resources Effective? How to Deliver Compliance Training?

5 Signs It’s Time to Update Your Compliance Training

HR Hardball

Compliance training has come out of the shadows and into the spotlight, following high-profile sexual harassment scandals that have dominated the news cycle for months. For HR, now’s the optimal time to review and update your compliance training programs. If you’re wondering whether your compliance training needs a reset, here are five signs that it probably does: Your compliance training doesn’t include a message from your CEO.

Teradata Tackles Compliance Training Needs with EVERFI

EverFi - HR

The Senior Legal Counsel for Ethics, Compliance and Employment Law at Teradata, Shannon Sorrells, says: “As you could imagine, our biggest challenge in training is developing course content that is appropriate for a global audience.” They needed an external solution to provide quality training at scale. Activate Your Workforce to Prevent Harassment & Discrimination Educate your employees on strategies to intervene when they see inappropriate behavior at work.

Supervisor Training

Affinity HR Group

Whether a supervisor or manager is promoted from within or hired in as a new employee, training is a critical requirement to ensure that the company’s expectations are properly communicated and met. Some areas of training are common sense, but others should be considered to help mitigate liability by (hopefully) preventing unacceptable behavior. A new-to-the-company supervisor will need to be trained in both of these areas even if they have experience from a previous company.

Supervisor Training

Affinity HR Group

Whether a supervisor or manager is promoted from within or hired in as a new employee, training is a critical requirement to ensure that the company’s expectations are properly communicated and met. Some areas of training are common sense, but others should be considered to help mitigate liability by (hopefully) preventing unacceptable behavior. A new-to-the-company supervisor will need to be trained in both of these areas even if they have experience from a previous company.

Tackling age discrimination in the workplace

Workable

Can these different age groups work together in harmony or is there a certain age discrimination that hinders collaboration and productivity? In fact, age discrimination in the workplace takes on many shapes and forms. Think of the following examples of age discrimination in the workplace: Baby boomers who don’t apply to jobs they’re fully qualified for because they’re afraid they won’t fit in the “youthful and vibrant startup culture”. This is great, of course.

The Benefits of Connecting Your Diversity & Inclusion and Harassment Training

EverFi - HR

When it comes to harassment and discrimination (H&D) prevention and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts, structures and programs are often not as deliberately aligned to drive positive outcomes. We often see distinct silos between the team responsible for DEI trainings and the team that is responsible for anti-harassment and anti-discrimination training. . What is the Impact of Siloed Training Approach? Workplace TrainingMatrixed.

Sex discrimination lawsuits cost four employers a bundle

HR Morning

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has made it clear that its chief enforcement target is “systematic” discrimination on the part of employers. And the agency’s making good on that threat: Here are recent settlements of sex discrimination lawsuits that will cost four companies a total of $4.2 million and provide other relief to settle a class sex discrimination lawsuit brought by the Equal Employment Oppor­tunity Commission (EEOC).

Age Discrimination in the Workplace

Paycor

Do you have an age requirement for certain jobs (excluding businesses that sell alcohol and require the person to be at least 21 years old, of course)? If so, your company could be headed to the courtroom to defend itself against an age discrimination lawsuit. In 1967, President Lyndon Johnson passed the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), which is designed to protect job candidates and employees 40 and up from age discrimination in the workplace. Training.

Diversity and inclusion training: How to apply it in the workplace

Workable

When you craft a D&I training program, you need to carefully design and apply it to gain its maximum benefits. In this blog post, you can find the skeleton of a diversity and inclusion training program that you can use with adjustments within your company. Make diversity and inclusion training personal. Start diversity and inclusion training by setting up an educational course for employees. Training (e.g.

California Moves to Amend Discrimination and Harassment Regulations

HRWatchdog

FEHA prohibits harassment and discrimination based on protected classes. The proposed amendments to FEHA cover a wide range of topics, including: An employer’s duty to create a workplace free of harassment and discrimination, including a rule that would allow the Department of Fair Employment and Housing to obtain “non-monetary preventative remedies” against an employer, even if there is no evidence of underlying discrimination or harassment.

Beyond Checking the Box: Sexual Harassment Training That Works

Grovo HR

Sexual Harassment prevention training has been widespread since the 1980s. While many companies have some sort of sexual harassment prevention training and policy, that statement is quite dismal. “I’ve I’ve been in L&D for a long time and I’ve seen sexual harassment prevention training done very poorly, very neutrally, but in general, I’ve seen it emphasized solely as, ‘did we get all the signatures on the paper’,” said Summer Salomonsen, Grovo’s Chief Learning Officer.

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Compliance expert: Anti-sexual harassment training needs to start with this …

HR Morning

Leader accountability is the key to more effective anti-sexual harassment training, says Dr. Marsha Ershaghi Hames. . Business leaders have the power – and responsibility – to prevent sexual harassment, misconduct and abuse in the workplace, especially through their anti-sexual harassment training. Anti-harassment training: What’s changed? One of the typical knee-jerk reactions when attempting to address sexual harassment is to train “the little guy.”

7 Modules Your Compliance Training Resources Must Include

Kitaboo

Compliance training is usually a part of every employee’s initial training process. Are your Compliance Training Resources Effective? Earlier, in-house training specialists used to undertake the task of delivering training or companies would hire a professional trainer to deliver compliance training. Because these training modules, once completed, are not discussed again. How to Deliver Compliance Training?

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Bookmark This! 20 Tips for Managers and Leaders

HR Bartender

But in looking them over, it got me thinking, what are some of those pearls of wisdom that have held up over the course of time? Never tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Career Development Leadership and Management Training and Development training and development

Sexual Harassment Training Laws 2020: What’s Changing?

Homebase

With a continued nationwide effort to shed light on sexual harassment in the workplace, several states have implemented sexual harassment training requirements for their employees. In 2020, employers in Connecticut, Delaware, and Illinois will join Maine and New York in the group of states who require employers to provide sexual harassment prevention training to employees. . Employers could be subject to fines up to $1,000 if the required training is not provided. .

Amendments to California’s Discrimination and Harassment Regulations Take Effect April 1

HRWatchdog

The FEHA prohibits harassment and discrimination based on protected classes. An employer’s duty to create a workplace free of harassment and discrimination, including further explanations of an employer’s affirmative duty to prevent and correct discriminatory and harassing conduct. Required content, dissemination and translation of harassment and discrimination prevention policies. Discrimination Harassment amendments DFEH Fair Employment and Housing Council FEHA

The Tone Starts at the Top: Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

HRWatchdog

Under California law, employers are required, among other things, to establish and maintain: A written discrimination, harassment and retaliation prevention policy that includes specific provisions. Sexual Harassment Prevention Training. California companies with 50 or more employees are required by law to provide two hours of sexual harassment prevention training to all supervisors within six months of hire or promotion, and every two years thereafter. Harassment Training

Accidentally Discriminated While Hiring? The EEOC Can Still Sue You

HR Daily Advisor

In Yesterday’s Advisor we explored how accidental discrimination still occurs all the time during the hiring process. Whether they are aware or not, such recruiters open up their employers to discrimination claims. First, minority job applicants are being discriminated against in general. Second, because they apply to pro-diversity companies in greater numbers, they are actually being disproportionately discriminated against by companies that claim they are pro-diversity.

What You Should Know About Workplace Compliance Training

EverFi - HR

For most companies, the risk of litigation is often enough of an incentive to train their employees. Reducing the risk of litigation is the very least that compliance training should do. Compliance with the laws against discrimination and harassment is important to avoid liability. . Which States Require Harassment Training? Compliance Training Communicates Culture. This means that compliance is an ongoing process with effective training as a vital component.

Answering the Top 5 Questions That Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs) Have About Mandatory Harassment Prevention Training in Illinois

Synergy

This brush-under-the-rug mentality has resulted in fewer than 1 in 5 companies holding training or reviewing their harassment policies, likely because they don’t realize they have to. Guidelines for sexual harassment policies and training are included in the Act. Of course.

Pandemic discrimination: remind staff of policies

Business Management Daily

The wave mirrors the discrimination Middle Easterners experienced following the September 11, 2001 attacks. The incidents may cause employer liability as either national origin discrimination or racial discrimination. Discrimination and Harassment Employment Law

Is Diversity Training a Waste of Time?

HRExecutive

The authors point to volumes of past research that they say reinforce the notion that diversity efforts—mandatory diversity training sessions in particular—may be well-intentioned, but often miss the mark. Firms have long relied on diversity training to reduce bias on the job, hiring tests and performance ratings to limit it in recruitment and promotions, and grievance systems to give employees a way to challenge managers,” wrote Dobbin and Kalev. discrimination diversity training

Job Seekers: Fight Age Discrimination by Refusing to be a Luddite

Thrive Global

One training resource-rich in offerings is General Assembly, an education organization with a curriculum including the most in-demand skills. Learning is delivered on a full and part-time basis via on-line courses, workshops and in traditional classrooms, covering high tech, business, marketing. Reader Alert!

EEOC spotlight on anti-Muslim discrimination

NCHRA

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is focusing a spotlight on discrimination against Muslim and Middle Eastern employees. The EEOC advises employers to have a heightened awareness of how these tragic world events, and others, could lead to discrimination in the workplace. In the case of employees who are Muslim or of Middle Eastern origin (or perceived to be so), the EEOC warns of discrimination based upon religion, ethnicity, national origin, race, or color.

6 Compliance Training FAQs Answered for Your Business

Insperity

Unfortunately, if your business has employees, incidents of discrimination and harassment may occasionally disrupt your company culture. Thorough compliance training can go a long way toward preventing these incidents. And when harassment or discrimination does happen inside the walls of your business, prior compliance training will have already helped you meet your responsibilities and manage your liability as an employer. What should compliance training cover?

Preferring to hire women instead of men, yeah, that’s called discrimination

The Employer Handbook

Unless, of course, you’re filling server positions at Hooters. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) is suing a federal contractor, which it claims discriminated systematically against qualified men seeking entry-level production jobs. However, there are three lessons: First , federal enforcement agencies hate systemic discrimination. Second , train your managers to avoid stereotypes.

Why Isn’t Workplace Sexual Harassment Training Working?

HR Daily Advisor

It’s as though the media has suddenly discovered a whole new world of discrimination to report on. Almost every HR department has conducted workplace training that explains what sexual harassment is, the consequences for engaging in such behavior, and the remedies available to the person who is being harassed. Still, the training appears to be ineffective because sexual harassment remains an ongoing issue in places of employment.

5 Tips for Delivering Harassment Prevention Training in the Workplace

EverFi - HR

Discrimination. . Companies have obvious risk management reasons to provide workplace harassment prevention training so as to keep their names out of the news for the type of exposure that can come from these incidents of harassment. Therefore, we’ve developed 5 tips for delivering workplace harassment prevention training : Make Sure Employees Understand What Constitutes Harassment at Work. Bullying. Hostile work environment. Sexual harassment.

It’s hard to believe what may pass for age discrimination these days.

The Employer Handbook

Instead, I’m nicely caffeinated, listening to a Spotify playlist of Rolling Stone’s 100 Greatest Hip Hop Songs of All Time , wondering how House of Pain’s Jump Around didn’t make the list and punching out a blog post on age discrimination to you fine folks. Another age discrimination post ? Age-discrimination old. Buzzwords create an age discrimination buzz. Hi there. Did you have a nice weekend? Overall, I did too. However, Saturday was rough.