Sexual Harassment Survey on Gender, Training Effectiveness

HRWatchdog

47 percent of men (compared to 73 percent of women) believe making comments about someone’s gender identity counts as sexual harassment. 61 percent of employees report that training makes them feel more productive in their role.

Harassment Outside of Work? Employer Still Must Respond to Complaint

HRWatchdog

One of my supervisors just reported to me that they received complaints about harassment from a coworker but did not report them to us because the conduct occurred after work hours and the employees did not want to file “formal” complaints. No ‘Off the Record’.

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How To Engage Employees In Online Harassment Trainings | HR Cloud

HR Cloud

All employees should feel safe to work, learn, and grow. However, workplace harassment can eliminate your employees’ sense of comfort and safety at work. Every employer and manager have the responsibility to ensure team members are safe from these kinds of threats and harm.

EEOC Busy: Focus on Sexual Harassment

HRWatchdog

The EEOC continues to collect money from employers in lawsuits and settlements for sexual harassment. The U.S. The agency continues to focus on sexual harassment in America’s workplaces as recent press releases demonstrate: On June 13, 2018, the EEOC announced a multimillion-dollar sexual discrimination settlement against a transportation supplier. The employer must pay $3.2 Harassment Prevention Training.

Ringing in the New Year: 10 Things HR Should Do Now

Speaker: Kirsten Goulde SHRM-SCP, M.S., Principal, K. Goulde & Associates,

From #MeToo to the mid-terms, 2018 was a banner year for significant events and momentous societal movements that should make HR practitioners sit up and take notice. HR’s role in protecting organizations as well as their human assets is a complicated business, yet so necessary particularly during tumultuous times. Here are areas for HR to focus to help ensure their companies are on the right track for 2019.

Why is Workplace Harassment Training Important?

Helpside

Workplace harassment is an important human resources issue that has been getting more and more attention over the years. As an employer, it is your responsibility to create a work environment that is free from harassment and discrimination.

How to recognize sexual harassment at work

Business Management Daily

You would never tolerate sexual harassment in your workplace. But are instances of sexual harassment going unnoticed? A coworker overhears Bill making a sexual comment towards Martha and reports the behavior. Forms of sexual harassment. Recognizing sexual harassment.

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Remote Work Reminder: Don’t Lose Sight of Harassment Prevention Training Obligations

HRWatchdog

Since the COVID-19 pandemic’s onset, the number of employees working remotely increased dramatically —a trend that’s persisting and trending permanent, as Gallup stated in the fall. Employers must continue to provide training every two years thereafter.

Holiday Parties and Harassment

HR Counselor's Corner

It’s that time of the year again when companies are throwing holiday parties to thank their employees and celebrate the season! But with holiday parties come the potential for a few legal pitfalls for employers. Ditch the open bar!

Mitigating Harassment

HRO Today

Over the past three years, Google, Ford Motor Company, 21st Century Fox, Bank of America, and the New York Knicks are among an exhausted list of companies that have experienced employment practice liability (EPL) lawsuits due to sexual harassment claims. Companies of all sizes can experience harassment or employment practice-related claims. Could the increase in claims be driven by the #MeToo movement? million from the 2017 fiscal year.

The Role of Tech & AI in Helping Employees Feel Safe and Respected at Work.

Speaker: Claire Lew, CEO of Know Your Company, & George Swisher, CEO of LiiRN

They'll expose how technology and artificial intelligence can help prevent and predict issues of sexual harassment, diversity and inclusion before they become an avalanche internally or worse, publicly – and how they cannot.

Bookmark This! Anti Harassment Edition

HR Bartender

This post has been a long time in the works. My two-cents is the panel said some things that human resources professionals, and the organizations they’re a part of, need to take very seriously. As HR pros, we know that we have a role to play in making sure our workplaces are free from harassment. And anti-harassment policies are only the beginning. HR needs to develop the institutional courage to drive cultural change. The post Bookmark This!

Harassment Training Deadline Extended, Clarified

HRWatchdog

The Governor signed “clean up” legislation to help clarify training deadlines for employers. As you may remember, on January 1, 2019, a new California law went into effect that made substantial changes to mandatory sexual harassment prevention training. Training must take place within six months of hire or promotion and every two years thereafter. However, SB 778 doesn’t impact the portion of the law addressing seasonal and temporary workers.

CalChamber’s New, Improved Harassment Prevention Training Course

HRWatchdog

Come for the all-new courses; stay for the engaging movie-quality videos. Harassment prevention training is now mandatory for employers with five or more employees, but it doesn’t have to be boring or involve old, corny videos where the ‘90s fashion is more memorable than the scene.

Beyond Checking the Box: Sexual Harassment Training That Works

Grovo HR

Sexual Harassment prevention training has been widespread since the 1980s. But the rates of sexual harassment complaints have not gone down in the decades since. While many companies have some sort of sexual harassment prevention training and policy, that statement is quite dismal. “I’ve For decades, sexual harassment prevention training was treated as a check-the-box task for companies with little to no thought beyond that.

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Charting Your Course Through Changing Regulations

Speaker: Bonnie Treichel, Senior Consultant & CCO, Multnomah Group

The world of work is changing. Today it is easier than ever to have employees in multiple cities across several states. Multistate offices used to be reserved for very large employers, but with today’s technology, even smaller employers can embrace this game changer. For employers, the multistate workforce allows the opportunity to cast a broader net to attract the best and brightest talent to the workplace. At the same time, it comes with challenges, including compliance with a variety of rules and regulations across different states and municipalities – some of which may conflict with federal law – and failure to comply could be quite costly.

Preparing for New York’s Sexual Harassment Laws

Grovo HR

While many companies have some form of a sexual harassment prevention policy, New York State is mandating that all companies with employees based in the state complete annual sexual harassment prevention training for all their staff at least once annually. As the law goes into effect on 10/9, companies will need to train their employees by the January 1, 2019 deadline. Training Requirements Are Mandatory Starting 10/9.

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An Important Discrepancy in Workplace Harassment Policies, Law

Ultimate Software

The views, opinions, and comments expressed below are solely those of the author and do not represent Ultimate Software. This post was commissioned by Ultimate Software and the author has or will receive compensation for their work. With the rise of the #MeToo movement, companies across industries and of every size are taking a closer look at their policies and training against harassment, of all forms, to determine whether changes need to be made.

Sexual Harassment Training on Grovo: A Comparison with New York State’s Model Training

Grovo HR

This law mandates that New York State employers must conduct sexual harassment prevention training for all employees based in the state. Additionally, today is also the deadline for employers to update and publish their sexual harassment policies (we’ve put a guide together for you here ). With the training requirement going into effect today, we wanted to make sure that your organization is prepared not only on the policy side, but the training side as well.

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Best Practices for Sexual Harassment Training in the Workplace

PeopleStrategy

Sexual harassment has been a serious consideration in workplaces around the nation for a number of years, but the #MeToo movement brought it into the forefront of the human resources agenda.

Essential Facts to Know Regarding Sexual Harassment Training

UpstartHR

With the current discussion surrounding sexual harassment and sexual allegations, it’s more important than ever for HR professionals to cover all the bases when it comes to compliance training. Even though behavior that might be considered sexual harassment might seem rather obvious in this day and age, it’s often more nuanced than most employees might consider. More Males Report Sexual Harassment Than Females. General Discrimination Harassment sponsor

New Federal Law Prohibits Forced Arbitration of Sexual Harassment, Assault Claims

HRWatchdog

Stated simply, as of March 3, 2022, employees subject to an arbitration agreement who bring claims involving sexual harassment or sexual assault cannot be compelled to arbitration on those claims — even if the agreement says otherwise. The U.S.

California Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

Namely - Talent

As anti-harassment mandates continue to change, the fight to stay compliant is more challenging than ever before. From the West Coast to the East Coast, these laws can vary state by state.

New California Required Harassment Prevention Training FAQs White Paper

HRWatchdog

Our latest white paper answers all your questions about the new harassment prevention training requirements. You’ve all heard the news that California employers with five or more employees located anywhere must now provide sexual harassment prevention training to all employees — not just supervisors, as was the previous law. CalChamber’s new white paper, Required Harassment Prevention Training FAQs , answers all of those questions.

A Guide to Virtual Training and Development

SkyPrep

Most organizations have realized the benefits and potential of remote work and in some industries, in-person training is becoming a thing of the past. Virtual training and learning development is easily becoming a necessity. eLearning Virtual Classroom

Ask an HR Expert: Anti Harassment Training in IL

Tandem HR

Today’s question is: What are the new requirements in 2020 for harassment training in the state of Illinois? Prior to this, there were no regulations requiring consistent training. It was recommended that a business provide the training once every two years.

New York’s Anti-Harassment Compliance Guide

Namely - Talent

New York State is taking the lead on enacting laws to combat sexual harassment in the workplace. As a New York State Employer, it’s critical to update your policies and training materials to reflect and emphasize anti-harassment policies.

Sexual Harassment Training for Your Whole Workplace

EverFi - HR

Online Workplace Harassment Training for Employees. Teach and train employees through immersive interactive online scenarios. Robust online sexual harassment training is key to improving workplace culture and mitigating business risk. The goal?

Reminder: New California Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Deadlines

HRWatchdog

Your training deadline depends on when you last trained employees. I just read that the Governor signed a new law that changes the timing for the new sexual harassment prevention training. What are the new deadlines for getting my employees trained? For many years, employers with 50 or more employees were required to provide supervisors with two hours of sexual harassment prevention training every two years.

#RespectWorks: Ensuring Harassment-Free Workplaces

HRWatchdog

The California Chamber of Commerce is kicking off #RespectWorks , a campaign to promote inclusiveness and prevent harassment in the workplace. A large and growing list of California companies have joined the campaign, pledging to use proven best practices to prevent harassment. Harassment has no place in our workplaces,” said Allan Zaremberg, President of CalChamber. California companies, join this free campaign now!

#WorkTrends: Sexual Harassment In Virtual Workplaces

TalentCulture - Recruiting

Each, depending on context, are considered sexually harassing messages. The post #WorkTrends: Sexual Harassment In Virtual Workplaces appeared first on TalentCulture. An ill-suited conversation. A moment of innuendo.

EEOC releases sexual harassment stats one year after #MeToo

HR Morning

It’s been a year since countless stories of workplace sexual harassment started making headlines, and new data suggests the number of harassment complaints and lawsuits won’t be declining any time soon. . To mark the anniversary of #MeToo, the EEOC released its preliminary findings to examine the effect of the movement. Overall, the EEOC’s data shows a massive increase in sexual harassment claims, as well as pro-employee rulings.

Bipartisan Bill Bans Forced Arbitration of Sexual Harassment Cases

BerniePortal

In a substantial bipartisan effort, the House and Senate have passed the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act of 2021 , and it now moves on to the President's office.

Which States Require Sexual Harassment Training?

EverFi - HR

Do you need to know how sexual harassment prevention legislation will affect your business? A new legislative landscape and a desire to stay out of a potential harassment spotlight are forcing employers to rethink their sexual harassment prevention strategy. Get The Report.

How to Create an Anti-Harassment Policy: A Practical Guide

Analytics in HR

Workplace harassment occurs more often than you might think, and it can drive away top talent and tarnish a company’s reputation. To avoid this, it’s crucial to have a strategy for combatting harassment. How can your organization create an effective anti-harassment policy?

Harassment Prevention Training: The Hidden Costs of Inaction

SHRM

Although companies have long used training to meet harassment prevention compliance requirements, now more than ever, it is critical for organizations to enact purposeful agendas around workplace harassment.

Dear ReWorker: How Do I Handle a Sexual Harassment Claim?

Cornerstone On Demand

Dear ReWorker, We recently had a sexual harassment complaint about an employee. Aside from the internal sexual harassment complaint, the internet posts bother me very much. The situation certainly does not make the company look good and it tells me a lot about the employee's moral and ethical standards. Can I fire him for the complaint as well as what I found out on the Internet? Is His Online Behavior Just Icky, or Is It Illegal?

New California Law Requires Sexual Harassment Training for all Employees

HR Daily Advisor

Effective January 1, 2019, employers in California with 5 or more employees (or independent contractors) must provide sexual harassment training to all employees (SB 1343). The deadline for compliance with initial training is January 1, 2020. Employers must then provide the training every 2 years. Currently, state law requires employers with 50 or more employees to provide training to supervisory employees only.

Sexual Harassment Statistics: An In-Depth Breakdown

EverFi - HR

Sexual harassment is a pervasive problem for most organizations and has been for decades, despite the attention given to the issue by employers and government organizations. million to settle claims of harassment made through the U.S. Sexual Harassment Facts.

71 Percent of Organizations Offer Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

ATD Human Capital

Sexual harassment in the workplace isn’t new, but the topic has gained attention recently. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) defines sexual harassment as “unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical harassment of a sexual nature.” ” The EEOC also states that prevention is the best way to combat such unwanted behavior.