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.

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.

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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.

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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 Grovo’s training is different. Sexual harassment is discrimination. It’s about power, not about sexual desire.

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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. Topics will include: How AI can make HR more "human".

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. HR Compliance News

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 post Preventing Sexual Harassment is More Than Just Training appeared first on Acacia HR Solutions.

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 Importance of Providing Sexual Harassment Training

Tandem HR

We’ve seen over a dozen high profile sexual harassment cases in the media over the past year. Victims began the #metoo movement in late 2017, a hashtag used on social media to demonstrate the widespread prevalence of sexual assault and harassment, especially in the workplace. In fact, 85% of women claim they have been sexually harassed at work, according to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

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.

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.

3 Things HR Needs to Know for Sexual Harassment Training

Abel HR

In the wake of the #MeToo movement, a number of states – including New Jersey, New York , and California – have ushered in laws that seek to not only mandate sexual harassment training, but have also put rules in place for what the training must include, who is to be trained and how long the training must be. Although the laws mean well, they are another layer of compliance human resources need to worry about.

How to Create a Sexual Harassment Policy for Your Business

Embroker

Creating a sexual harassment policy might not be your top priority when you are just starting your business. But the unfortunate reality is that, when it comes to experiencing sexual harassment, even the most healthy, profitable, and seemingly well-run companies in the world have, are, or will. Sexual harassment is, unfortunately, a reality for many people, regardless of their gender, sexual orientation, or age.

4 Ways to Create Effective Sexual Harassment Training

HR Morning

In a study by the Association for Talent Development (ATD), 71 percent of HR professionals said their company conducts sexual harassment prevention training. adults believe changes need to be made to eliminate sexual harassment and assault in the workplace, with 44 percent saying better sexual harassment training is the key. Why sexual harassment training is broken.

#MeToo and the Workplace: HR and Sexual Harassment Policy

LaborSoft

#MeToo and the Workplace. In the wake of the #MeToo movement, HR and employee relations managers were sent scrambling. sexual harassment and/or discrimination has always been under the purview of HR, it has become a necessity for HR departments to not only tighten up or edify. In fact, more than half of businesses surveyed in 2018 reported plans of changing sexual harassment policies and how claims are filed and dealt with.

A story of sexual harassment and bad HR

OmegaHR Solutions

Not investigating sexual harassment can lead to a lawsuit. Firing an employee because it is in her best interest is never a good reason to terminate someone involved in a sexual harassment situation. It leads to something called “retaliation” which makes the lawsuit even more complicated. The EEOC claims that a plastics packaging company fired a female employee when she complained about sexual harassment. The lesson learned in this example.

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Prevention Checklist

Paycor

Creating a working environment that is welcoming for all employees , no matter their gender, is the responsibility of every employer. To help employers, Paycor are offering a checklist of actions to take in order to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace.

Benetech Releases NYS Sexual Harassment Training Solution

Benetech

Benetech is excited to announce the launch of its NYS Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Solution. In response to new state regulations mandating written sexual harassment policies and mandatory annual training, Benetech has developed an affordable series of webinar trainings through which employers can meet the new law’s requirement to complete annual training and train all new hires within 30 days of employment.

Five steps to investigating sexual harassment allegations effectively and sensitively

cipHR

As the EHRC requires FTSE 100 firms to explain their procedures for handling sexual harassment claims, conflict management expert Arran Heal offers advice for putting an appropriate response process in place. The great majority of HR departments will say they have a well-established system to deal with complaints. Sexual harassment on any level is obviously not tolerated. But this isn't what the EHRC is asking about.

#HotInHR: Sexual Harassment Training Doesn’t Work. But Some Things Do.

Advos

Get HR Funding News Delivered To Your Inbox. Every week we send a summary of funding announcements, M&A and partnership news from the HR marketplace. Sexual Harassment Training Doesn’t Work. Related: How to Talk About Sexual Harassment with Your Coworkers (HBR). Related: Sexual Harassment Cases Show the Ineffectiveness of Going to H.R. How HR Can Become Agile (and Why It Needs To) (HBR). Get The Plan.

Agency Issues Clarification for Sexual Harassment Training Deadline

HRWatchdog

SB 1343 requires that all employers with five or more employees provide 1-hour training for employees and 2-hours training for supervisors. The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) issued Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) discussing the new sexual harassment prevention training requirements that will have an impact on virtually every business in the state and all those businesses’ employees and supervisors.

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. The higher up one is in an organization, the greater the risk. Action-based learning: Listening up.

The Systemic Nature of Sexual Harassment on Campus

EverFi - HR

Here’s a statistic that may startle you—and it should: 4 out of every 5 college females experience sexual assault in some form during their time on campus. That’s despite often robust college sexual harassment policies. Learn More. Learn More.

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. employers have sexual harassment training in place. Is there a better solution? Make it clear harassment will not be tolerated.

Could Your HRIS Help Stop Workplace Sexual Harassment?

HR Payroll Systems

The prevalence of sexual harassment claims in the news lately is making it very clear that the problem is widespread. While most of the claims making headlines have been brought forth against celebrities and people in high-power positions, sexual harassment takes many forms and can be instigated by individuals in any position in any industry. Make Information about Sexual Harassment Policies Accessible.

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: What will it take to get leaders to listen?

Women of HR

Sexual harassment in the workplace has taken an unprecedented center stage in recent months, with waves of new high-profile cases coming to light. With Time Magazine naming #MeToo as its person of the year, and FT honoring Susan Fowler as “Person of the Year” for her blog post about the problems she experienced at Uber, it seems that the issue is finally getting the visibility it deserves. About the Author: Kate Benediktsson, M.A.,

Updated Sexual Harassment Training Requirements Affect Even the Smallest of Businesses

Acacia HR Solutions

For years now, many of our California clients have gotten away with not providing Preventing Sexual Harassment training because they had less than 50 employees. That is no longer the case. California Updates Sexual Harassment Training Requirements California Senate Bill 1343, approved last September, now requires employers with 5 or more employees to provide Preventing. Human Resources Small Business HR Training and Development

#HotInHR: How to Combat Sexual Harassment at Work, Corporate America’s Biggest Lie, US Labor Market Update

Advos

Get HR Funding News Delivered To Your Inbox. Every week we send a summary of funding announcements, M&A and partnership news from the HR marketplace. Employees of Big French Cleaning Company Win Sexual Harassment Case (New York Times). 5 Simple Things Any Executive Can Do to Combat Sexual Harassment at Work (Fortune). Speakers on a Monday afternoon panel at the Fortune Most Powerful Women Next Gen Summit in Laguna Niguel, Calif.

Ask an HR Expert: Anti Harassment Training in IL

Tandem HR

Hello and thank you for joining me for another episode of Ask an HR Expert. My name is Katie Stewart and I am with Tandem HR. Today’s question is: What are the new requirements in 2020 for harassment training in the state of Illinois?

Did you know that hugging in the workplace is sexual harassment? It is according to the 9th Circuit.

OmegaHR Solutions

Not everyone is comfortable with closeness and can perceive it as harassment. I had to chuckle a bit when I read this story on hugging being declared sexual harassment. After all the 9 th Circuit is located on the West Coast, the land of “free love”, marijuana, hippie culture and a governor once known as Governor Moonbeam. Declaring hugging as wrong just goes against the image of the west coast, yet declare it they did. The case.

Sexual Harassment and HR’s Perception Problem

i4cp

Here we are, six months after the #metoo hashtag caught fire. What progress has been made (if any) in terms of how organizations are responding to claims of transgressive behavior in the workplace? As i4cp reported earlier this year, the results of a pulse survey we fielded on the topic of sexual harassment and how organizations are responding to the issue identified distinct areas that can and should be improved upon, starting with HR.

Why Do Some Get Away With Sexual Harassment

Workplace Coach

How do they get away with sexually harassing those who work for them? Here’s why: The CEO/”star” exemption. More than thirty women accused the 65-year old Weinstein of harassment. His sexual misconduct, including rape allegations, constituted an open secret, publically joked about during the 2013 Oscars. One accuser described the balance of power as me: 0, Harvey Weinstein: 10. Did harassment cost Ailes, O’Reilly or Weinstein?

Sexual Harassment Compliance Mandates: Everything You Need to Know in 2021

Zenefits

Preventing sexual harassment has been on the agenda for most companies since Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 , which prohibits sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace. The definition of sexual harassment.

7 Strategies for Preventing Sexual Harassment at Work

EverFi - HR

On any given day, you can do a Google search for “sexual harassment,” click on the “News” link, and find dozens of headlines about recent sexual harassment allegations. The stories cross geographies and industries and they show how little has been invested in preventing sexual harassment at work. No company is immune to the need to create and maintain a workplace that is free of harassment. Lighten Up on the Legalese.

3 Ways Harassment Prevention Training Can Help Prevent Sexual Harassment

EverFi - HR

The Harvard Business Review recently posed the question : “Has sexual harassment at work decreased since #MeToo? MeToo has raised awareness of sexual harassment and its prevalence which has provided employees with a sense of community and feelings of confidence to be able to address and report incidents of harassment. And yet we can and should do more harassment prevention training to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace.

Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: 10 Practical Tips

EverFi - HR

It seems like media reports are continuing to bring us heinous examples of sexual harassment and assault in workplace settings and the world at large. Unfortunately, these incidents don’t show signs of slowing, let alone stopping, any time in the near future. What are the essential steps for preventing sexual harassment in the workplace companies can follow to protect their employees? . Back off from the legalese.

#Employee Feedback Is The Killer App #HR

TalentHQ

A new market has emerged: Employee feedback apps for the corporate marketplace. These tools are powerful and disruptive, and they have the potential to redefine how we manage our organizations. As the economy grows and the job market gets hotter, employee engagement and retention have become a top priority. As I discuss in Why Culture is the Hottest Topic in Business , most CEOs are bending over backwards to make their company a “great place to work.”

Office Romance, Valentine’s Day in the COVID Era

HRWatchdog

This Valentine’s Day looks drastically different than in years past , as many office environments have been in a state of telework for nearly a year — and the number of relationships that blossomed at work likely has further trended downward.

7 Ways HR Help Stop Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Empxtrack

The #MeToo movement has shone a light on the prevalence of sexual harassment in modern life. While only a few companies have a Weinstein or a Cosby, unfortunately, too many companies in the past let minor harassment go ignored. Go Beyond Training. Training has to be seen as being helpful, not a punishment. Recently, Starbucks closed every single location in the middle of the day to have a class on cultural sensitivity.

How can I defend myself if I’ve been falsely accused of sexual harassment?

Workplace Coach

With all the media frenzy about sexual harassment, I feel like every man in America has a target on his back. All a woman has to do is cry sexual harassment, and even if it didn’t happen or supposedly happened years ago, the guy is toast. So now I have to live in fear that I’m going to tick off some woman who’ll get back at me by claiming I harassed her and I’ll be deep-sixed by my employer? Get ahead of the problem.”