Sexual harassment is a growing concern within today's organizations.
Like many professionals today, you probably have questions and concerns about
sexual harassment in the workplace. What exactly qualifies as sexual harassment?
Where does seemingly harmless flirting or bantering end, and harassment begin?
How prevalent is sexual harassment in today's workplace? What are the legal
rights of individuals and of organizations regarding harassment? How have recent
changes in legislation affected corporate policies, especially California's
newest statute, Assembly Bill 1825?
At Fred Pryor Seminars, we have created this remarkable seminar designed to
help educate individuals and organizations about sexual harassment.
Don't miss this one-day seminar packed with need-to-know information
on AB 1825, legal definitions, behavioral guidelines, and much
more! Here's just some of what we'll cover ...
||What IS harassment? Discover the truth about "innocent"
flirting, banter, and teasing.|
||Communication skills that will help men and women bridge
the gender gap and reduce misunderstandings|
||How to comply with the very latest legal rulings at the
federal, state, and local levels |
||California's newest statute, AB 1825 — what it means
to you as an employer |
||How to establish grievance procedures that will protect
the rights of your employees and your organization |
||Your rights and responsibilities as an employer
||How to handle initial complaints with diplomacy, tact,
and understanding |
Professionals: This exclusive seminar gets you up to speed
quickly on the newest regulations, requirements, and legal obligations of
employers as put forth in California's Assembly Bill 1825.
Sexual harassment, or "just being
Many managers and supervisors struggle with identifying sexual harassment
within their organizations because there is so much confusion regarding
flirtation, teasing, and bantering. The truth is, what may be flattering or
complimentary to one person, may be offensive, objectionable, even frightening
to another. Someone may regard flirting or mild horseplay as innocent fun, and
may not view it as objectionable at the time of the behavior, but someone else
may see it as aggressive, insulting, and demeaning. Down the road, it may even
be considered as part of a pattern of hostility.
What you learn in this seminar will help you create guidelines for acceptable
behavior communicate those guidelines clearly, and develop policies for dealing
Prevention begins with awareness ...
Preventing sexual harassment begins with clearing up the confusion
surrounding it. In Sexual Harassment Awareness , you'll gain an
understanding of the myriad "gray areas" surrounding sexual harassment. You will
discover how to deal swiftly and fairly with complaints. You will learn to
communicate clearly to your people what is acceptable and what is unacceptable
behavior. You will find out how to react to a borderline situation, and what
measures to take when a situation becomes serious. And you will become familiar
with the legal definitions, policies, decisions, and court rulings that are
shaping the way today's organizations must respond to sexual harassment claims.
Who Should Attend?
- Human resources professionals
- Managers and supervisors
- Professionals in a position of authority at smaller organizations
||A look at
existing laws, pending laws, and landmark cases to gain an overview of where
sexual harassment litigation stands today |
as sexual harassment? Discover exactly which behaviors, comments, and actions
can lead to grievances|
perceptions: developing empathy for the other point of
to do first if sexual harassment is observed or reported|
Criteria to help you
determine whether a specific behavior or action is out of
When does flirting,
bantering, or teasing cross the line and becomes
strategies for handling harassment complaints swiftly and successfully
effectively intercede when you see harassment taking place |
role of perception in harassment (why it's critical to understand how and why
||How to make
sure that your organization is in compliance with EEOC, federal, state, and
local laws regarding sexual harassment|
||What you must
do to comply with Assembly Bill 1825 |
||How to reduce
financial liability for individuals and organizations|
||Can just one
incident constitute sexual harassment? Discover the surprising
Assembly Bill 1825
— What California Employers Need to Know
employers best comply with AB 1825?|
||What are some
of the training methods that can be used to fulfill the statute's requirements?
specifically must the training include to meet the
records be kept regarding who attends training?|