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. ” The EEOC also states that prevention is the best way to combat such unwanted behavior.

Listening for Sexual Harassment

HR Gazette

He’s so nasty, what a pervert, I was so creeped out,…” was just some of the water cooler commentary I would hear about one supervisor I worked with many years ago. I asked who in the world is hiding behind a tree, why didn’t you say something?” “Oh my goodness!

Steps for Reducing Workplace Harassment in 2018


With media coverage of workplace harassment at an all-time high, there’s no question that the topic has become the focus of millions of people worldwide. ” Enact Proactive Policies and Training. Proper leadership at the top sets this mentality for the entire company.

Why Isn’t Workplace Sexual Harassment Training Working?

HR Daily Advisor

As I write this article, the newspapers and airwaves are filled with more reports of alleged sexual harassment in workplaces around the country. It’s as though the media has suddenly discovered a whole new world of discrimination to report on. The question is, why?

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.

Preventing Sexual Harassment is More Than Just Training

Acacia HR Solutions

You would have had to be living under a rock to not have heard of all the sexual harassment allegations being brought forward these days. Celebrities, politicians and the like are all being publicly shamed for their crude and inappropriate behavior.

The Tone Starts at the Top: Sexual Harassment Prevention Training


Statistics show that sexual harassment remains a big problem for employers. Sexual harassment is not a problem of the past. Lately, it seems that not a week goes by without another news report on allegations of rampant harassment at high-profile companies.

3 EEOC targets to address in your harassment training

HR Morning

The EEOC just issued proposed enforcement guidance on workplace harassment, and it provides a window into the kinds of things the agency’s now looking to prevent – through litigation, if necessary. . Harassment with no intended victim. Harassment outside the office.

Sexual Harassment: HR Needs Help

HRE's The Leader Board

Picture this: The company you work for is flourishing. The newest addition to the executive team, John, the CFO, has a great vision for the company and is an easygoing, thoughtful guy to boot. Now there are numerous vacancies from women who have left the company.

8 Sex Harassment Myths

Workplace Coach

Sex harassment – so obvious we think we know what it means and is. I never asked her for sex and so it wasn’t sex harassment. Who said sex harassment was about sex? Sexual harassment includes repeated insults, innuendos and touches that have little to do with romance.

Sexual harassment in the Harvey Weinstein era: 3 ways to go beyond standard training

HR Morning

From the Harvey Weinstein and Bill O’Reilly scandals to the #MeToo movement on social media, sexual harassment is on everybody’s minds. The scandals have shed light on just how persistent workplace harassment still is in spite of the fact that 90% of U.S.

Sexual Harassment Prevention Strategies

HR C-Suite

Although workplace equality has come leaps and bounds in the last few decades, sexual harassment is still a very serious issue. Featured Productivity healthy workplace cultures sexual harassment sexual harassment prevention

…and in recent sexual harassment news, lots!

The Employer Handbook

Let’s get you caught up on all the news from the past few days. ” You might have heard about this lawsuit already and some of the scandalous facts. The City doesn’t already require this training already?” Sexual Harassment

#MeToo: 72% of Workers Who Experience Sexual Harassment at Work Do Not Report It

HR Daily Advisor

Thanks to the #MeToo movement, more victims are feeling empowered to come forward about workplace sexual harassment, but according to a new CareerBuilder survey, the majority continue to keep quiet. Harassment employees fired sexually harassed workplace

Sexual Harassment: The Workplace’s Dirty Little Secret

HR Daily Advisor

Recent headlines have been littered with numerous stories of sexual harassment, gender discrimination, and rape. And for real, our 41st president of the United States, George H.W. Sexual harassment text on cardboard. Hollywood is the perfect example.

Facebook invites HR pros to steal its sexual harassment policy

HR Morning

In the wake of surging workplace sexual harassment allegations across all industries, Facebook is taking a drastic step. While the company admits its policy isn’t perfect, it is thorough and effective. Policy, training, investigation process & more.

Nearly Three out of Four Sexual Harassment Victims Don’t Report It


Even with the recent #MeToo movement, a majority of workplace sexual harassment victims do not report the incident. The #MeToo movement has swept through the nation and raised awareness of sexual harassment in the workplace.

Philadelphia moves one step closer to requiring sexual-harassment training for all City employees

The Employer Handbook

Now, it’s up to the voters. Yesterday, on International Women’s Day, Philadelphia City Council passed a bill that will require the City to provide sexual-harassment training to all of its employees and officers. Consider the guidance from the U.S.

Sexual Harassment; the silent epidemic.


With as often as you hear of new sexual harassment cases in the news, you may wonder why I refer to Sexual Harassment as the silent epidemic. But the silent side of sexual harassment can, and is, happening throughout all industries, in all size companies across the US.

High-Tech Harassment Another Worry for Employers

HR Daily Advisor

Courts have allowed employees to establish harassment through the use of email alone, as well as in conjunction with other forms of physical and verbal misconduct. The “harmless” flirtations or jokes (about age, nationality, religion, etc.)

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Sexual Harassment: Was Employee Subjected to Unwelcome Workplace Harassment?

HR Daily Advisor

A recent case from the Tennessee Court of Appeals acts as a reminder of the importance of implementing and enforcing policies aimed at preventing sexual harassment in the workplace. Shortly after the bathroom-stripping incident, the employee sued Wendy’s.

EEOC Training Programs Help Employers Fight Sexual Harassment

HR Daily Advisor

The recent high-profile sexual harassment accusations leading to public humiliation and terminations has highlighted the need for companies to properly train their supervisors and employees on what is and is not harassment.

EEOC outlines 4 new approaches to fight workplace harassment

HR Morning

Workplace harassment is virtually an epidemic these days — the EEOC says a third of the nearly 100,000 charges it receives annually now include a harassment allegation. But the agency’s taking steps to help both workers and managers handle the problem.

EEOC Task Force Recommends Training, Policies to Prevent Workplace Harassment

HR Daily Advisor

With workplace harassment claims on the rise, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently recommended practical steps and policies to help employers reduce the number of charges filed. Further, conduct regular harassment training for all employees.

DFEH Updates Required Harassment Prevention Pamphlet; Issues Guidance


Make sure you hand out sexual harassment prevention pamphlets that comply with the law. Although the DFEH refers to the printable information sheet as a “poster,” it is really just an information sheet. Learn more about what HRCalifornia can do for you.

Christmas Party Harassment Ends a Career

OmegaHR Solutions

With all the headlines about harassment today, I thought I would republish this story of how harassment at a company Christmas party ended badly for an HR manager. . Being Santa can backfire on you if you are not careful with the holiday “cheer.”

Can Civility Training Prevent Workplace Harassment?

HR Daily Advisor

In the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC’s) proposed guidance on harassment , the commission suggests “civility training” and “bystander intervention training” as proactive measures employers can use to prevent workplace harassment.

10 Mistakes Employers Make Concerning Workplace Harassment

HR Daily Advisor

Over the past 20 years I have helped employers, unions, and workers to prevent, detect, and eliminate workplace bullying and harassment. The reality is that taking the step to complain about workplace harassment or bullying is a huge and scary step for targets to take.

Can Sexual-Harassment Training Backfire?

HRE's The Leader Board

An article in the British newspaper The Guardian has sparked new debate in HR circles over whether sexual-harassment training can cause more harm than good. Some of the research pointing in this direction is more than a decade old. harassment HR profession trainin

Why the ‘Pence Rule’ is exactly how you shouldn’t go about preventing sexual harassment

HR Morning

With new high profile sexual harassment allegations coming out on a daily basis, a lot of companies are considering policy changes and putting new protocols into place. The Pence Rule. This practice may seem like a quick fix to the pervasive issue of sexual harassment in the workplace.

Special from AEIS: Harassment Complaints—Biggest and Costliest HR Mistakes

HR Daily Advisor

There’s no shortage of reminders these days that harassment is still a major issue for employers. He has successfully litigated almost every type of employment case and provides employment advice to employers across the country. What are the biggest and costliest mistakes that HR makes?

5 Lessons Learned from the Recent Harassment Complaints


Nondiscrimination laws require employers to maintain a work environment that is free from sexual and other types of harassment. Beyond compliance. Human Capital Management Human Resources Talent Management HR talent management workforce management

Teenage restaurant worker awarded $7.65M in sex harassment lawsuit

HR Morning

Need a reason to refresh your anti-harassment training with your managers? million this week after suing the company for sexual harassment, according to a story on Business Insider. According to a news release from the teen’s attorney Benjamin L.

Why Workplace Harassment Persists—And What Employers Can Do About It

HR Daily Advisor

Complaints of sexual harassment and sexual misconduct have dominated the news recently with allegations ranging from sexual threats, to groping, to sexual assault. According to a recent poll , 30% of women in the workplace have experienced unwanted sexual advances from male coworkers.

Rethinking the Holiday Office Party in Light of Harassment Scandals


Some companies may be rethinking their traditional office holiday party this year due to the spotlight on workplace harassment and the nearly daily allegations against individuals in high profile companies, Hollywood, the media and government. Alcohol Fuels the Fire.

The Future of Harassment Reduction is Training


The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently issued a report that talked about the state of harassment, of all kinds, in the workplace today. Harassment is more likely to occur where there is a lack of diversity in the workplace.”.

Is Your Company’s Anti-harassment Training a Flop?

Workplace Coach

“How the hell could he have been so stupid?” ” the manager asked when he called. “What burns me is this spring he asked me if he could skip the annual anti-harassment training because he’d been through it five years in a row. So explain to me why I have credible complaints from three different women alleging this man on my senior team sexually harassed each of them?” The attendees work as hard as the trainer.

Lesson Learned from Bill O’Reilly’s Ouster: You Can’t Sweep Harassment Under the Rug

HR Daily Advisor

When Fox News paid some of the $13 million needed to settle sexual harassment claims made against O’Reilly Factor host Bill O’Reilly, it seemingly failed to fully address the problem. Fox tried to resolve a culture of harassment by paying people off, says John S.

Top 10 ways to curb harassment, from EEOC task force

HR Morning

Over the past year-and-a-half, an EEOC task force has been charged with putting together best practices for how employers can stymie workplace harassment. Ways to attack the problem. The result? The highlights: Start at the top.

How to Create a Harassment-Free Work Environment


The workforce is a diverse place—encompassing many cultures and customs, meaning that your employees may have differing views on hairy topics like sexual harassment. Employees spend a great deal of time together, and friendships and bonds are forged, both in and outside the office.

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