The following represents our off-the-shelf framework. Each program will launch with key-stakeholder interview and HR input, along with a review of company policy and goals. This information is integrated into the live training to ensure a relevant and company /organization specific HR training.
Those states that have Mandated Requirements outline a general rule regarding what topics must be included in your anti-harassment training. The training will address state and federal laws prohibiting sexual harassment, the definitions of sexual harassment, types of conduct that may constitute harassment, the remedies available to victims of sexual harassment, penalties to which harassers are subject, and strategies for preventing sexual harassment.
Module 1: Anti-Harassment Laws
Sexual Harassment and Anti-Harassment in the workplace Laws - Federal and State Laws.
What is sexual harassment? What are sexual harassment guidelines?
Pending upcoming legislation and changes in workplace laws.
Module 2: How to Identify Sexual Harassment vs. Other Forms of Harassment.
Customized section includes common harassment scenarios, including industry relevant scenarios.
Remedies for victims of harassment
Penalties for harassers
Module 3: The importance of Reporting Harassment
Who to contact, when to contact, and how to report harassment as the victim, a witness, or a manager.
Grievances include concerns, problems, or complaints and how to work with HR to resolve.
EEOC processes, company standards and policies
Module 4: Restoring Workplace Harmony
Mediation & Effective Communication
What is Retaliation?
Retaliation Examples and Company Policy Regarding Retaliation
How HR supports employees against retaliation
Effective means of protecting oneself from retaliation including communications, record keeping, reporting retaliation
Module 5: Rights and Responsibilities
Employee rights related to workplace harassment and employee responsibilities to other employees related to harassment in the workplace
*Each program is customized per company culture, industry, and key-stakeholder input
* Each program is refreshed to include relevant state-required training compliance. California (AB 1825, AB 2053, SB 396, SB 400), Connecticut (CHRO Act), etc.
*Each program may be expanded to address state-mandated requirements such as three hours for public employees (CT), etc.