A prompt and effective response to a complaint can limit or entirely eliminate an employer’s liability in a discrimination, harassment, or retaliation lawsuit, it is imperative that employers implement an effective mechanism to investigate and resolve workplace complaints.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) guidelines encourage employers to affirmatively raise the subject of sexual harassment, express strong disapproval, develop appropriate sanctions, inform associates about their rights and raising the issue of harassment under Title VII, and develop educational methods to sensitize employees and management.
This course has the following objectives:
• List the steps to follow when investigating a sexual harassment investigation.
• List ways that employers can educate their employees about sexual harassment.
• List what should be included in a sexual harassment policy.
Course Duration: 60m