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.

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. OSHA, the EEOC, and the OFCCP have not (as of yet) reversed course. by Angela N. Johnson.

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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.

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. This is great, of course.

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. Training.

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. This is great, of course.

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.

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.

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. .

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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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. According to EEOC’s lawsuit, PMT engaged in a pattern or practice of systemic hiring discrimination when, between Jan.

7 Modules Your Compliance Training Resources Must Include

Kitaboo - Employee Training

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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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.

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. Harassment Training

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.

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

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. Discrimination Lawsuits.

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.

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. discrimination diversity training

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.”

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.

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. Why is it important to provide HR compliance training?

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. Still, the training appears to be ineffective because sexual harassment remains an ongoing issue in places of employment. Why Isn’t Preventive Training Working?

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.

Ageism in the Workplace: Prevent Liability by Focusing on Abilities, Not Age

HRWatchdog

Two laws protect workers who are 40 years of age or older from discrimination — the California Fair Employment and Housing Act, and the federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA). This] feels like a really nice thing to be doing…but of course we just created a slew of issues.”.

Train for Compliance—More Manager Actions that Can Risk Lawsuits

HR Daily Advisor

In yesterday’s Advisor , we reviewed the first 17 of our list of 27 management actions that can increase your company’s risk of being sued; today, we present the final 10 manager/supervisor actions that you must be training against. Training Halogen Software HR talent management Technology

Older Professionals Often Face Discrimination at Work — Here's Why Your Company Should Change That

Linkedin Talent Blog

Six out of 10 older workers have experienced or witnessed age discrimination at work, says a 2018 report by the U.S. said they believe that age discrimination in tech starts when workers are between 36 and 40.

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.

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. Hi there.

A New #HR Policy: “The Anti-A**hole Policy”

PerformanceICreate

Fully realizing that I may be shooting myself in the foot, I feel the need to say this: if you need to be trained on how to be decent in the workplace, Lord help you. While I’m a COO now, I have been training my entire career and still do as a regular part of my job. I love everything about training. To that end, I know the ins and outs of non-discrimination/non-harassment/non-retaliation laws and regulations.

Smell Harassment: Yes, That’s a Real Thing and There Is Training for It

HR Daily Advisor

This touchy subject can also open Pandora’s Box for discrimination-related claims, so how can HR handle this stinky situation? One company offering such training is cosmetics maker Mandom Corp. Another company jumping on the smell train is Owndays Co. , What is smell harassment?

Your Legal Rights In The Workplace

New to HR

It may lead to unfair treatment, harassment, manipulation, discrimination in an organization. Even though online courses and home learning do not completely eliminate the formal learning in the workplace, it does extend and complement it.

Love Continues to Bloom at Work

HRWatchdog

Employers are legitimately concerned that one of the employees in an office relationship may report sexual harassment or sexual discrimination. Individual learners can take their self-paced course in English or Spanish. On Valentine’s Day, consumers plan to spend $7.78

How to Avoid Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace

Insperity

Avoiding pregnancy discrimination in the workplace is a top priority for employers. And it’s also a hot-topic these days, especially with the new EEOC guidelines surrounding the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978. The best thing you can do to protect yourself from litigation is to train all managers or supervisors—but especially the ones who are directly overseeing employees. This could lead to a discrimination claim.