Between 2010 and 2015, employers paid out $698.7 million to employees alleging harassment (through the U.S. Employment Equity Opportunity Commission’s administrative enforcement prelitigation process.) The largest sexual harassment jury award totaled $168 million in 2012. But financial repercussions are not the only reason why workplaces need to be proactive when it comes to preventing harassment. This type of behavior has harmful effects on the victims such as health and self-esteem problems, as well as negative impacts on the workplaces where it occurs, including decreased productivity and increased absenteeism.
But how do you prevent harassment from occurring? What sorts of policies should be in place? What should managers do to protect their employees? And if a complaint is filed, what will we do? All of these questions (and more!) will be answered in this two-day workshop.
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