In today’s business climate, it is prudent and essential for any employer to establish and maintain a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment.
Companies who have trained their managers on Workplace Harassment Awareness and have established policies for both anti-harassment and sexual harassment may think that they have done enough to reduce the risk in their organization. However, it is equally as important to train your employees to be sensitive to comments, gestures, behaviors, or mannerisms that may be construed as harassment or creating a hostile work environment.
Additionally, regular training in unlawful harassment prevention is one component that allows employers to use the powerful affirmative defense against claims of harassment and discrimination in the workplace.
As you plan for Workplace Harassment Awareness training at your organization, Archbright can help. Our successful Workplace Harassment Awareness class is for both employees and supervisors. After completing our course, participants will be able to:
The aim of Workplace Harassment Awareness training is to encourage mutual understanding, sensitivity, and respect among employees, while limiting the potential for expensive charges of discrimination or harassment.
The true cost of harassment is more than legal fees. Harassment causes low morale, decreased productivity, increased turnover, and reputational harm. To eliminate harassment in the workplace, employers must take proactive steps toward prevention.
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