Sexual Harassment—What Supervisors Need to Know
This training presentation will provide you with the information you need to know about sexual harassment in order to help us deal with incidents and prevent future problems. At the end of this session, you will be able to understand legal and policy requirements; recognize what constitutes illegal sexual harassment; handle complaints effectively; participate in investigations; take appropriate corrective action; and promote a comfortable, productive working environment.
Why “Sexual Harassment—What Supervisors Need to Know” Matters:
It’s an important subject because sexual harassment is an illegal form of sexual discrimination under America’s Civil Rights Act. It is also prohibited by our state laws.
Your workplace must have a formal policy that prohibits sexual harassment in the workplace—a policy you are responsible for enforcing.
Sexual harassment is prohibited by law and workplace policy.
- It involves more than physical conduct; it can also be verbal or visual.
- Sexual harassment harms us all.
- And finally, you have a responsibility to help prevent it.